Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Gold Leaf Prizes

CIHR’s suite of prizes, the CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes, are among the highest honours that can be bestowed on an individual or team for excellence in health research and its translation into benefits for Canadians. These prizes cover achievements across all pillars of research (biomedical, clinical, health services and policy, and population and public health). There are four categories:

  • CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Discovery (for unique, inspirarational and groundbreaking findings)
  • CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Impact (for a proven impact on health outcomes, practices, policies and/or health care system)
  • CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Outstanding Achievements by an Early Career Investigator (within 10 yrs of faculty appointment)
  • CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Transformation (for transformative leadership in a priority area)

Established in 2016, the prizes will be awarded biennially with competitions closing in even-numbered years. Each prize has a value of $100,000.

Note: To be considered for institutional nomination, submit a candidate suggestion form by the internal deadline noted below. Please contact awards@sfu.ca for assistance.

Agency Website: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/27894.html

Upcoming Deadlines

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October 10, 2020October 10, 2020 *
July 06, 2020 Jul. 06, 2020 July 06, 2020 16:00:00 July 06, 2020 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Gold Leaf Prizes Honours excellence in health research and its translation into benefits for Canadians. These prizes, worth $100,000, are awarded every two years (with competitions closing in even-numbered years). These are institutional nominations; .
* 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.
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