CIHR POR Funding Opportunities

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have recently announced a number of funding opportunities.

Patient-Oriented Research Awards – Transition to Leadership Stream: this award is designed to support the timely career launch of the next generation of patient-oriented researchers. The duration of the award is fixed at six years and is comprised of two phases: Phase 1 provides funding for a stipend and research allowance, including professional development training; Phase 2 provides a contribution to the salary and research allowance. Additional information is available here.

Operating Grant - POR Impact Assessment: aim to build capacity in Canada to conduct patient-oriented research impact assessments and to generate evidence of the impact of patient-oriented research to date. Impact assessment methods should seek to capture the wide diversity of health, social and economic impact, including better-informed public policy and decision making. Additional Information is available here.

Operating Grant - HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research: The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative will fund projects that focus on the development and/or implementation of interventions for the prevention of HIV or HIV and other STBBI and/or that address gaps in the care cascade. The HIV/AIDS research initiative strongly emphasizes the importance of meaningful engagement of those with lived/living experience to guide the research processes to better inform research methods and outcomes, which is in keeping with the objectives of the grants. Additional Information is available here.

Catalyst Grant - HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research: TThe CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative will fund projects that focus on the development and/or implementation of interventions for the prevention of HIV or HIV and other STBBI and/or that address gaps in the care cascade. The HIV/AIDS research initiative strongly emphasizes the importance of meaningful engagement of those with lived/living experience to guide the research processes to better inform research methods and outcomes, which is in keeping with the objectives of the grants. Additional Information is available here.