Writing & Designing CIHR Proposals Workshop
Writing Winning Grants for CIHR
November 12 - 13, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
To be held at:
Sponsored by: The Grant Training Center
This two-day comprehensive seminar is geared for those who wish to submit winning research proposals to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). It is taught by experienced grant writers and evaluators who are physicians. Examples of what will be covered will range from the anatomy of a grant to composing the pieces of a superior research grant proposal and ultimately, the scoring system.
Participants during day one will learn how to:
- Understand the anatomy of a research grant
- Avoid the common pitfalls of proposals
- Build an airtight case for funding
- Address the pieces of a research grant proposal
- Package the proposal in the requested format
- Understand the scoring systems
- Comprehend what actually happens during the grant review
- Successfully address the "Inevitable Resubmission"
Participants during day two will:
- Understand the review process
- Participate in mock-panels
- Review and dissect an actual proposal
- Discuss their specific proposals with other participants or the instructor
- Have the opportunity for one-on-one discussions with faculty teaching the course
Presenter: Dr. Robert Freishtat has served on several review panels for the Canadian Institutes of Health and Research (CIHR), conducted grant training workshops for researchers throughout Canada, and has extensive experience in advising Canadian institutions on successful CIHR grant submissions. He is currently a Principal Investigator in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children's National Medical Center, and faculty of the Departments of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Integrative Systems Biology in the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. His research interests include systems biology investigations of childhood asthma and drug development for sepsis. Dr. Freishtat is principal or co-investigator of five (5) federal grants and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. He is the Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation for Medical Research, and an active member of the American Thoracic Society. He has authored over 30 articles and book chapters in the fields of asthma, sepsis, and emergency medicine and reviews for six different journals.
Space is limited, and since this class fills-up quickly, it is ons a first-come, first-serve basis.
Workshop Fee: $535.00 (including tuition, materials, certificate
of completion, and continental breakfast and lunch)
A discount of $25.00 per person will be given if more than one person registers from the same organization.
Members receive a $135 discount off this workshop.
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