Canadian Institutes of Health Research
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada's federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, we collaborate with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system. Learn more about us
- Deadline extensions due to Hurricane Dorian [2019-09-09 16:00]
- Dr. Christine Chambers, psychologist and expert in children’s pain research, named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health [2019-08-26 10:30]
- Government of Canada invests $1.4M in biomedical research to improve the quality of life of people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis [2019-08-22 14:00]
- Pre-Announcement: Expression of Interest – Seeking Members for the Reference Group for the Appropriate Review of Indigenous Research [2019-08-19 10:30]
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View current and archived funding opportunities and apply for funding.
Learn about CIHR's funding programs, application process, policies and requirements, forms, the review process, and decisions.
Initiatives created by the Government of Canada to investigate pressing health issues that are of strategic importance to our country.
Learn about the 13 "virtual" institutes, and the integrated approach that brings together researchers, health professionals, policy-makers, industry and patient groups.
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