May 14, 2013 | The program’s conflict of interest policy has been updated
May 8, 2013 | The Interdisciplinary Adjudication Committee met in April 2013 to adjudicate the 2012-2 (October 2012) cycle of Canada Research Chair nominations.
March 28, 2013 | Changes in Nomination Instructions
The nomination form instructions for both new and renewal Canada Research Chairs nominations (including the Chair CV Instructions) have changed. These changes are effective immediately, however, for the April 2013 nomination deadline, the Chairs Secretariat will accept nominations prepared under either the old or new instructions.
Note that all nominations submitted after the April 2013 deadline, including (off-cycle foreign nominations) must be prepared under the new instructions.
March 27, 2013 | The results of the 2012 re-allocation are now available
March 6, 2013 | Funding Organizations Launch Joint Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Policy.
November 1, 2012 | Interdisciplinary Adjudication Committee
The Interdisciplinary Adjudication Committee met in October 2012 to adjudicate the 2012-1 (April 2012) cycle of Canada Research Chair nominations.
October 19, 2012 | Equity Practices and Recognition Process
The Canada Research Chairs Program is committed to ensuring access and opportunities to all qualified candidates, while maintaining standards of excellence. Sound equity practices ensure that the largest pool of qualified candidates is accessed without affecting the integrity of the selection process. Equally important is recognizing institutions with exemplary equity practices.
October 18, 2012 | The schedule of nomination deadlines, decisions and announcements has been updated and includes deadlines up to 2015.
June 15, 2012 | Responsible conduct of research
The Canada Research Chairs and the Canada Excellence Research Chairs programs require institutions and chairholders to respect and comply with the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research, which replaces the previous integrity policy and related documents.
May 15, 2012 | Interdisciplinary Adjudication Committee
The Interdisciplinary Adjudication Committee met in April 2012 to adjudicate the 2011-2 (October 2011) cycle of Canada Research Chair nominations.
May 7, 2012 | New Canada Foundation for Innovation reporting requirements
Chairholders holding Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding can no longer access the CFI’s Project progress report forms through the Chairs website. If a chairholder has a CFI component to their Chair, they must access the forms through the CFI portal. Note that the reporting timelines and requirements may differ from those of the Chairs Secretariat.
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