Setting the Context: Presentation to the University Delegates (June 2013) – Long Descriptions

Figure 1

This figure illustrates the eligibility grant-ending window timelines for each of the Foundation Scheme “live pilot” competitions.

Transition Stage Timelines
Pilot 1 Grant-ending window October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015
Pilot 2 Grant-ending window October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016

A number of pilots and competitions are shown in the figure. These include:

Competition/Pilot Timelines
OOGP 201303 Winter 2012 – Spring 2013
OOGP 201309 Spring 2013 – Winter 2014
OOGP 201403 Winter 2013 – Spring 2014
Transitional OOGP 201503 Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
Remote Review Pilot #1 Winter 2012 – Spring 2013
Remote Review Pilot #2 Spring 2013 – Winter 2014
Adjudication Pilot #1 Spring 2013 – Fall 2013
Adjudication Pilot #2 Winter 2014 – Summer 2014
Foundation Scheme "Live Pilot" #1 Summer 2014 – Spring 2015
Foundation Scheme "Live Pilot" #2 Summer 2015 – Spring 2016
Foundation Scheme Summer 2016 – Spring 2017
Project Scheme Winter 2016 – Summer 2016
Project Scheme Summer 2016 – Winter 2017

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Figure 2

This figure illustrates the distribution of CIHR’s peer reviewers from 2007 to 2012 by country of origin where N=5,873.

  • 89.8% from Canada;
  • 7.6% from the United States;
  • 0.7% from the United Kingdom;
  • 0.4% from France;
  • The remaining 1.5% is divided between several countries worldwide.

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Figure 3

This figure illustrates the age distribution of CIHR’s Open Programs peer reviewers, applicants and grantees in 2011-2012.

Age group Open Suite Grantees (%) Open Suite Applicants (%) Open Programs Reviewers (%)
30-34 3.1 4.5 0.4
35-39 14.2 16.2 9.3
40-44 20.7 20.1 21.4
45-49 20.9 20.4 23.2
50-54 20.6 16.9 18.7
55-59 14.0 13.0 16.8
60-64 6.5 8.8 10.1

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Figure 4

This figure compares the primary research area expertise of reviewers against the primary research area of applications reviewed between 2007-2008 and 2011-2012 for all programs.

Primary research area % of reviewers indicating primary research area % of applications reviewed indicating primary research area
Nervous system 8.0 9.3
Cancer 7.8 7.6
Cardiovascular 7.3 7.0
Health services research 6.8 6.1
Population health 5.2 5.9
Cell biology 4.7 5.0
Mental health 4.5 4.8
Health research 3.9 4.4
Aging 3.8 3.8
Biochemistry 3.5 3.9
Muscle, bone or joint 3.5 3.7
Psychosocial/health behavioural research 3.2 2.9
Genetics 3.1 2.1
Reproduction/pregnancy 2.6 2.5
Immunology - transplantation 2.6 2.6
Virology 2.3 2.5
Metabolism/diabetes 2.1 2.6
Imaging 2.0 1.8
Respiration 2.0 2.1
Drug research 1.9 1.6
Nutrition 1.9 1.7
Molecular biology 1.8 1.6
Genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics 1.7 1.6
Societal and cultural dimension of health 1.5 1.4
Endocrinology 1.5 1.3
Gastrointestinal (liver) 1.4 1.2
Bacteriology 1.3 1.1
Renal function, nephrology, urology 1.2 1.0
Vision 1.1 0.9
Blood 1.0 0.8
Not classified 0.9 0.9
Environmental influences on health 0.7 0.8
Biophysics 0.7 0.6
Dental science – oral biology 0.4 0.6
Nursing 0.4 0.5
Ethics 0.4 0.4
International health 0.3 0.4
Gerontology 0.3 0.3
Hearing 0.3 0.2
Bioethics 0.2 0.2
Geriatrics 0.2 0.2
Alternative medicine 0.1 0.1

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