The Healthy Cities Research Initiative (HCRI) has launched this funding opportunity to support the use of existing survey, administrative and linked datasets for research that is focused on maximizing the health-and wellness-promoting potential of urban environments and improving health equity. This is the fourth launch of this opportunity.
Application Deadline: April 12, 2022
Anticipated Notice of Decision: August 4, 2022
Funding Start Date: August 1, 2022
This funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following research areas:
The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $600,000, enough to fund approximately six (6) one (1) year grants of up to $100,000 each. Of the $600,000:
In collaboration with Statistics Canada, CMHC and CANUE, the HCRI hosted a webinar to provide an overview of new and relevant datasets that may be of interest to potential applicants. Visit Accessing and Using Healthy Cities Data 2021 to view a recording of this webinar. Note that applications to this funding opportunity are not restricted to data held by these collaborators.
ABOUT THE CIHR HEALTHY CITIES RESEARCH INITIATIVE
The Healthy Cities Research Initiative is a collaboration across seven CIHR institutes: Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH – Lead Institute), Institute of Aging (IA), Institute of Gender and Health (IGH), Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR), Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA), Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD). Learn more at healthycitiesresearch.ca.
The Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) is a premier research and training platform for over 2,000 researchers in the quantitative social and health sciences in Canada. The Network provides unique access to Statistics Canada data on 33 campuses across the country to advance knowledge and inform public policy. CRDCN is funded by SSHRC, CIHR, CFI, the FRQ, Statistics Canada and our 43 primary and affiliated partner universities. CRDCN is recognized as one of Canada’s Major Science Initiatives.