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

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

CIHR recently announced changes to its Project Grant and Foundation Grant competitions. To discuss these changes and to provide clarification, Adrian Mota is inviting the research community to join a live discussion on Thursday, July 27 from 1:30-2:30pm (EDT). The full hour will be dedicated to answering questions from participants (in French or English), and Adrian will respond to as many questions as possible during the time allotted. The session will also be recorded and posted on CIHR’s website at a later date.

Registration is required to participate in this webinar. Please register online. Space is limited to 300 participants.

In advance of the webinar, please ensure that:

  1. You have access to a computer with speakers in order to hear the presenters. (A chat feature will enable you to provide written input 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. If you experience technical difficulties, please view this short tutorial on YouTube.

Project Grant: Fall 2017 Application

CIHR is holding a series of Question and Answer webinars on the Project Grant: Fall 2017 application starting on Thursday, July 20, 2017. They will provide participants with a brief overview of recent changes and an opportunity to ask questions. Register early if you would like to ensure your place.

These webinars are designed to complement the Project Grant: Fall 2017 Applicant eLearning Module, which is a visual tour of the application process that highlights key information such as the competition's reference materials (listed below), recent changes and adjudication criteria. Participants are strongly encouraged to review this module in advance of the webinar.

The learning materials (eLearning module and webinars) are complementary resources to the reference materials (core resources) listed below and are not a replacement for these. Applicants are encouraged to use all available resources to ensure that they have the information necessary to successfully complete their application.

Webinars

CIHR's webinars will be conducted on the WebEx web conferencing platform. To register, click the link of the session you would like to attend. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email that will include all information required to join the session, including a direct link to the session and the session password.

In advance of the webinar, please ensure that:

  1. You have access to a computer with speakers in order to hear the presenters. (A chat feature will enable you to provide written input 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. If you experience technical difficulties, please view this short tutorial on YouTube.
  3. You have reviewed the Project Grant: Fall 2017 Applicant eLearning Module and the competition's core text-based reference materials (listed below).

Text-Based Reference Materials

Text-based reference materials are your core resources.

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

Archived Webinars

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

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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