We sent the following letter to Dr. McInnes, interim president of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, in response to the announcement of a delay to the upcoming Project Grant cycle.
[May 7: edited from original to list only primary affiliations in signature]
Our national co-chairs are meeting with the International Peer Review Expert Panel tomorrow. Here is our brief report without appendices:
And the version with appendices:
One of our national co-chairs, Holly Witteman, prepared a document this summer for the CIHR Working Group about funding equity. She has since updated the document to include newly available data and removed the sections that were specific to the Working Group. This 4-page document is freely available here: