Summary of the "Ask Me Anything" Webinars about the Spring 2022 Project Grant competition (February & March 2022)
CIHR held four "Ask Me Anything" webinars related to the Spring 2022 Project Grant competition on February 23, 25, 28, and March 1, hosted by Adrian Mota, Associate Vice-President of Research Programs.
The following highlights provide key information shared during the discussions, including links to our website where you can find more information for each step of the application process.
If you have additional questions or need more information, please get in touch with CIHR's Contact Centre.
- Completing a Canadian Common CV or an Applicant Profile CV
- Identifying Participants
- Participant Information
- Most Significant Contributions
- Proposal Information
- Acceptable Application Formats and PDF Attachments
- Summary of Progress
- Project References
- Response to Previous Reviews (see specific instructions)
- Applications with a commercialization project
- Specific criteria for the evaluation of the required Research/Technical Plan and Commercialization Plan.
- Applications containing a randomized controlled trial
- Application Partners (Optional)
- Budget Information
- Information on eligibility of expenses and employment under grants is found in the Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) Financial Administration Guide, Use of Grant Funds.
- Eligible expenses committed during the retroactive period (see Part 2: Use of grant funds) may be paid from the grant account during the active grant period (including the authority to use funds period). The Agencies will not assume any responsibility for financial commitments made during the retroactive period, should there be a change in funding.
- The across-the-board budget cut
- Other Application Material
- Project Grant Application Review Process
- Peer Review Committee Mandates – Project Grant Program
- Peer Review Manual – Project Grant
- Quality Assurance in Peer Review
- Large Grants
- Priority Announcements
- Supporting early career researchers affected by COVID-19: Temporarily “pausing the clock” for ECRs
- CIHR extended the pause for all ECRs for one additional year; that is, the ECR term will be extended to 0-84 months from 0-72 months unless an individual submits a request to opt out of the pause.
- Administrative Management of CIHR Applications
- Relevance to CIHR's Mandate
- Identical or Essentially Identical Applications
- Multiple Funding Sources
- Grant Application Restrictions
- Extensions to Application Deadlines
- Peer Review Grievances
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