Gairdner Early Career Investigator competition

The Gairdner Foundation invites early-career investigators across Canada to submit an application to present their research as part of the Gairdner Science Week events in October and network with a Gairdner laureate. To learn more about this year's laureates and their award-winning work, visit

Value: Finalists will be selected by a Gairdner laureate to participate in a networking session with them, give a 10-minute talk in association with the Laureate Lectures, and attend the 2022 Awards Gala (travel and hotel provided). 

Eligibility; This call is open to all faculty and professionals at the Assistant Professor or equivalent rank. Only one submission allowed per individual.

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Upcoming Deadlines

August 01, 2023August 01, 2023 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Gairdner Early Career Investigator competition Matches early-career investigators with Gairdner laureates to network, and present their work at the Gairdner Science Week .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.