Researcher Workshop: Navigating the New HIV Funding Landscape

CAHR is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Early- to Mid-Career level HIV Researcher Workshop, which will focus on Navigating the New HIV Funding Landscape. This workshop will aim to enable researchers to succeed in the new Canadian research funding schemes, provide strategies for developing successful grant proposals, and explore research funding alternatives.

This workshop – to be co-chaired by Drs. Bob Hogg (Simon Fraser University), Carol Strike (University of Toronto) and Curtis Cooper (University of Ottawa) – will be held in partnership with the Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative Alliance Coordinating Office, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research.

Individuals wishing to attend the Early to Mid-Career level HIV Researcher Workshop must apply to the Canadian Association for HIV Research. Registration will be open to HIV researchers from all tracks who meet the following criteria:

Applicants must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant
  • Focus their area of research in HIV or HCV Co-Infection
  • Have an academic appointment or a position as an independent researcher at a hospital or other organization at the time of application

The following must be included in the application:

  • Letter of request indicating reasons for attending the Workshop (max 200 words)
  • A two page bio sketch, using NIH format. Please click here for link.

Event details are as follows:

Date: Sunday January 15 – Tuesday January 17. Sessions will run from Monday Morning to Tuesday Evening

Location: Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff, AB

Cost: Registration for the workshop is $200. This includes 3 nights’ accommodation at the Buffalo Mountain Lodge, all workshop materials, and food throughout the meeting. *Note that participants will be expected to cover their own travel costs to and from the meeting*

Please visit email tmerkeepp@icid.com for more information.

Apply Now! Application Deadline: Monday, November 21

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