Tag Archives: CIHR

Whither Peer Review at CIHR

Matthew Herder reviews three significant problems with the peer review system at CIHR, as a result of which high-quality research by social science and humanities researchers is left ‘undone.’

Ethics at CIHR: Moving Forward

Vardit Ravitsky and Judy Illes provide a summary overview of progress being made at CIHR with respect to its ethics mandate.

A Call to Action: Improve Indigenous Health

Alain Beaudet shares an excerpt of his speech, given at last week’s annual Forum of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, which outlines research priorities for indigenous health.

Silencing Ethics at CIHR

Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie challenge the recent reply from Minister Ambrose to a question on the Order Paper about ethics at CIHR.

Dr. Aubin’s Impossible Mission at CIHR: “Ethics Champion”

Juliet Guichon puts in writing what many Canadian ethicists are wondering: Why do the Canadian Institutes of Health Research not want a person with ethics expertise at the helm of the ethics portfolio?

Seeking Accountability From CIHR for its Failed Decision-Making

Canadian health ethics researchers request action on problems at CIHR in letter to members of the Canadian Parliament and Senate.

CIHR’s Decision on “Ethics”: Yet Another Canadian Story

Fern Brunger suggests that the recent CIHR decision to push ethics to the periphery is but one more chapter in a dangerous story.