Health Research Training at CIHR: Strategies and Policies

Read about the strategies and policies that communicate CIHR's commitments and support enhancements to training in the health research enterprise.

CIHR's Strategic Action Plan on Training ("Training Strategy")

Read about the strategy that communicates the vision for all of CIHR's training activities, and outlines the high-level actions to achieve this vision.

Health Research Training-Related Policies

Got a question about parental leave or how you can spend your research allowance? Read about the policies that govern CIHR's award programs.

  • Tri-Agency Post-Award Policies
    The three federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC) continuously work together to harmonize the post-award policies for recipients of research training awards. These changes support award holders by increasing the flexibility and accessibility of awards throughout training, and by reducing administrative burden.
  • Recent CIHR Policy Changes
    To stay current and relevant, CIHR revisits its training award policies on a regular basis. Check out the recent updates that may be relevant to you.
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