Facilitated Online Sessions - Webinars

CIHR holds several webinars that allow us to share information, exchange ideas and discuss issues of importance with our stakeholders.

Upcoming Webinars

Foundation Grant: 2017-2018 Stage 2 Application

CIHR is holding a series of Question and Answer webinars on the Foundation Grant: 2017-2018 Stage 2 application. These webinars are designed to complement the modules listed below. Together, the modules and webinars will give applicants an insightful understanding of Stage 2 in the application submission process.

To register, click the link of the session you would like to attend. CIHR’s webinars are conducted on the WebEx web conferencing platform and your registration will trigger a confirmation email being sent to you. It will include all information required to join the session, including a direct link to the session and the session password.

Register early to ensure your place, and review the information below in advance of the webinar to ensure your experience is as productive as possible.

Learning Modules

The two learning modules are designed to be viewed on their own or in advance of the webinars. Participants are strongly encouraged to review them:

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Reference Materials

The learning materials (learning modules and webinars) are complementary resources to the reference materials which are core resources. Applicants are encouraged to use the available resources to ensure they have the information necessary to successfully complete their application.

WebEx Technical Notes

We advise ensuring that:

  1. You have access to a computer with speakers in order to hear the presenters. A mic is not necessary as a chat feature will enable you to provide written comments and/or questions during the session.
  2. You test your computer for its ability to join the WebEx session, which may be through Java or a temporary WebEx application.

CIHR Support

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Contact Centre team: Support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca.


SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative - Webinars

The SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative is designed to produce interventions that will result in cost savings and/or improved efficiencies in Canada’s health care system. Learn more about this initiative by participating in one of the following bilingual webinars:

These webinars will provide an overview of the concept and details about each phase of the SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative:

  • September 5 from 11:00am – 12:00pm ET – Register
  • September 6 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET – Register

This webinar will provide an overview of the concept and details about each phase of the SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative as well as information about the application process:

  • September 28 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET – Register
Archived Webinars

You will be redirected to the WebEx website in order to register or view all webinars.

Team Grant: Research Network on Lyme Disease

The webinar is in English; however slides are available in English and French. Participants were able to ask questions in both official languages.

“Ask Me Anything” webinar with Adrian Mota, Acting Vice President, Competition Management

In July 2017, CIHR announced changes to its Project Grant and Foundation Grant competitions. To discuss these changes and to provide clarification, Adrian Mota invited the research community to join a live discussion on Wednesday, August 2 from 1:30-2:30pm (EDT). The full hour was dedicated to answering questions from participants. We thank you all for your participation!

Note: Participants were invited to ask questions in English or French, and the answers were provided in the preferred language.

Compute Canada and CIHR Webinar: Tools for Data-Intensive Health Research

Need support to create data visualizations that increase the impact of your research data? How about help creating a cloud-based development space to support collaboration? Or to securely manage your research data? Compute Canada can provide support to mid- and smaller-scale data intensive projects, as well as large ones, in any discipline, and services are accessible across the country. Compute Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) invite you to a webinar to learn about the advanced research computing resources and services available to the health research community.

Webinars are delivered in the language indicated beside the date; however, please note that questions in French and English are welcome at any session.

Compute Canada - CIHR Webinar June 13th 2:30 EDT-20170613 1840-1
June 13, 2017, 3:46
53 min

“Ask Me Anything” webinar with Dr. Jeff Latimer, Associate Vice-President, Program Operations

The first stage of the review process for the Project Grant: Fall 2016 competition is now underway. As this is a new process, Dr. Latimer invited the research community to join a live discussion on Friday, January 27th, 2017. The full hour was dedicated to answering questions and the session was a great success! Thank you all for joining the conversation.

A recording of the session is available for those of you who were unable to attend.

Note: Participants were invited to ask questions in English or French, and the answers were provided in the preferred language.

Questions and Answers

What do I need to attend a webinar?

To access the webinar, you will need:

  • A computer with an internet connection
  • An audio connection (either through your phone or computer)

How do I register?

To register or find out more information about a webinar, click one of the links above. Once you have registered for a webinar, you will receive an email providing you with the session details (including a link to the webinar and the session password).

How do I attend the webinar?

To join the webinar:

  1. Go to the webinar page provided in your registration email.
  2. Enter your name and email address.
  3. Enter the session password provided in your registration email.
  4. Click Join Now.
  5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
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