Barer-Flood Senior Career Prize in Health Services and Policy Research

Timeline and Funding

Application deadline To be confirmed
Anticipated notification of decision To be confirmed
Funding per award One $25,000 award is granted annually


The Barer-Flood Prize is named in honor of the leadership, vision and innovative contributions of the first two IHSPR Scientific Directors, Drs. Morris Barer and Colleen Flood. In their roles as Scientific Directors, Dr. Barer and Dr. Flood made tremendous contributions towards advancing the field of health services and policy research in Canada, building a community of world-class researchers, and designing innovative new programs that foster evidence-informed decision making and improved health and health care for Canadians.

The Barer-Flood Prize is intended to recognize and support the research excellence of Canadian Senior-Career Investigators, and will be given to a highly ranked senior-career investigator in CIHR’s Project Grant competition whose application is relevant to IHSPR’s mandate. This prize is a supplemental grant to support research and/or knowledge mobilization.

Funds Available

  • The total amount available for this prize is $25,000, enough to fund one prize for one year. The maximum amount per prize is $25,000 per annum for one year.
  • The recipient may be invited by IHSPR to present their research at a national conference and must set aside $5,000 of funds for this purpose.


Eligibility and How to Apply

The prize will be considered eligible and determined through the following process:

For further details on eligibility requirements and how to apply, please visit the CIHR ResearchNet page and verify the latest Project Grant Priority Announcements (Specific Research Areas) for the Barer-Flood Senior Career Prize in for Health Services and Policy Research Priority Areas.”

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