Facilitated Online Sessions - Webinars

CIHR holds several short, web-based, facilitated online sessions (also called "webinars"), which include seminars, presentations, lectures, workshops and conferences that are transmitted over the web. These webinars are free and allow us to exchange ideas and discuss issues of importance with our stakeholders.

2015 Foundation “Live Pilot” Stage 1 Application

CIHR is holding a series of webinars on the 2015 Foundation “live pilot” competition Stage 1 application in August 2015. These webinars focus on the application process and the content that should be included in each section of the application. They are intended for both applicants and research administrators.

French and English webinars will be available as per the dates listed below. To register, click the link of the online session you wish to register for. Please note that upon registering, you will receive an email confirming your registration which will include all information required to join the webinar, including a direct link to the session and session password.

Date, Time and Duration Language Session Link to Register
August 12, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
English Session Information: 2015 Foundation "Live Pilot" Stage 1 Application
August 14, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
French Session Information : Demande de l'étape 1 du concours pilote de 2015 du volet Fondation
August 19, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
English Session Information: 2015 Foundation "Live Pilot" Stage 1 Application
August 21, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
English Session Information: 2015 Foundation "Live Pilot" Stage 1 Application
August 26, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
English Session Information: 2015 Foundation "Live Pilot" Stage 1 Application
August 27, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
French Session Information : Demande de l'étape 1 du concours pilote de 2015 du volet Fondation
August 28, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
English Session Information: 2015 Foundation "Live Pilot" Stage 1 Application

In advance of the webinar, please ensure that:

  1. You have access to a computer with speakers. It is essential that you have access to speakers in order to hear the presenters. A chat application will be made available to all attendees during the session, allowing you to provide written input and/or questions.
  2. Java is installed on your computer, as this software is required to run WebEx.

Use the Cisco WebEx web site to test your computer for the minimum requirements (browser) in advance of the webinar.

If you experience technical difficulties with the WebEx technology, please view this short tutorial on You Tube that has been developed to help you troubleshoot issues you may have encountered.

Finally, you may wish to consult CIHR’s Stage 1 Application Instructions document in advance of the webinar so that you can ask for clarification on any questions you may have about the Stage 1 application.

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

CIHR Information Session for Students on Award in Health Research

Date, Time and Duration Language Session Link to Register
September 8, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
English Information session for students on awards in health research
September 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 p.m , ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
French Séance d'information sur les bourses pour les étudiants en recherche en santé
September 10, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m., ET
Duration: 1.5 hours
English Information session for students on awards in health research

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

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.