Journalist Workshops

CIHR journalist workshops provide the opportunity for health and science reporters to meet face to face with some of Canada's most renowned researchers from various health research fields. Each workshop focuses on a specific health topic and, essentially connects researchers and journalists in an effort to facilitate networking, foster relationships and ultimately enhance knowledge in health research.

For more information please contact:
David Coulombe
Media Specialist


Circumpolar Mental Wellness Symposium

An initiative of the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group
March 25-27, 2015, Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

Global action against dementia

Harnessing the power of discoveries: Maximizing academia-industry synergies
A Canada-France Legacy Event
September 11-12, 2014, Ottawa, Canada


Canadian Health Research Awards

CIHR honors its remarkable researchers and their exceptional contributions to health research by awarding the Canadian Health Research Awards. Four awards are being presented: Canada's Health Researcher of the Year, The Peter Lougheed/CIHR New Investigator Salary Award, CIHR Knowledge Translation Award and CIHR Partnership Award.

Canada Gairdner International Awards

The Gairdner Awards are a prestigious prize aimed at honoring and rewarding outstanding contributions to medical research, and aims to increase awareness of the value of scientific research and discovery.

CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee

The CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee (CCNBB) is an event that brings together the very top high school students to test their neuroscience and brain research knowledge. The Canadian winner will go on to represent Canada at the International Brain Bee, an annual event held since 1998.


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