TITLE

Research chairs program under review

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/6/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p1263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Canada Research Chairs program will be reviewed by an international peer-review panel. It relates that the review of the chairs program will include evaluation by an independent panel, as well as consultation measures with the universities to determine if the aspects of the program, including institutional allocations, should be changed. It notes that the program was created in 1999 for Canadian research and development excellence, and its 2000 chairs were divided among 61 universities, using a distribution formula based on each institution's track record in obtaining grants from the nation's three granting councils. It is noted that the program has revitalized university-based research in the country.
ACCESSION #
31772027

 

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