Scientist Hub

Explore how researchers are currently using the CanPath data platform and view upcoming funding opportunities.

CanPath Researcher Forum

The CanPath Researcher Forum is a place for researchers to discuss, explore ideas with one another and initiate interdisciplinary collaborations.

From genetics and microbiology to epidemiology and population health — scientists can use this forum to connect with each other and and develop new research ideas beyond their usual settings.

Researcher Spotlight

Funding & Grant Opportunities

The CanPath Access Office can provide Letters of Support for grant and funding applications. Please note 10 business days are required to provide a Letter of Support.

  • Healthy Cities Research Initiative (HCRI) Data Analysis Grants

    The Healthy Cities Research Initiative (HCRI) is partnering with Statistics Canada and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to support the use of existing survey, administrative and linked datasets held by either agency to further research and develop indicators related to HCRI through this priority announcement funding opportunity. The HCRI Data Analysis Grant is one of the priority areas identified for CIHR’s Fall 2020 Project Grant Competition.

    CanPath data, which have already been linked to datasets from the Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE), are eligible for this grant.

    The maximum amount awarded for a single grant is $75,000 for up to one (1) year.
    Registration Deadline: September 16, 2020
    Application Deadline: October 14, 2020

  • CIHR Project Grant Competition: Fall 2020

    The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes by supporting projects or programs of research proposed and conducted by individual researchers or groups of researchers in all areas of health. The best ideas may stem from new, incremental, innovative, and/or high-risk lines of inquiry or knowledge translation approaches.

    CanPath data are eligible for many of the priority areas identified for this competition including but not limited to: cancer research, epigenetics, aging, gender and health, health services and policy research, nutrition metabolism and diabetes, personalized health, population and public health.

    The total amount available for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Project Grant competitions is $550M, with specific funding envelopes for each priority area.
    Registration Deadline: September 16, 2020
    Application Deadline: October 14, 2020

  • CANSSI Ontario Data Access Grants

    CANSSI Ontario is offering grants of up to $5,000 to cover costs associated with accessing and working with large data sources, such as CanPath. Trainees or faculty members at Ontario-based universities are eligible to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

  • ICES U of T Data Access Grants

    CANSSI Ontario and ICES U of T are pleased to announce two grants intended to bring together faculty from different disciplines to work on projects using ICES data. The grants will cover costs associated with accessing and working with ICES data through the ICES satellite site at the University of Toronto (ICES U of T). Data from CanPath’s Ontario cohort, the Ontario Health Study, are available through ICES and eligible for this grant.

    Grants awarded up to $10,000


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