The Government of Canada would like to inform the research community of a pending launch of a rapid research response to contribute to global efforts to contain the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak.

This research response is aligned with the efforts of international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GLoPID-R). This is a collaboration among Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Expected key dates
• Launch of the full request for applications: Week of February 10, 2020
• Application deadline: Week of February 17, 2020
• Peer review begins: Week of February 17, 2020
• Anticipated notice of decision: Week of February 24, 2020
• Funding start date: February 1, 2020

Given the urgency of this funding competition, recruitment for peer reviewers will begin immediately.

If you are interested and available to volunteer as a peer reviewer, please reach out to CIHR immediately atsupport-soutien@cihr-irsc.gc.ca. We thank applicants and peer reviewers in advance for their flexibility and understanding with respect to the need for this expedited process.
For more information, please refer to this notice:

https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Media-Media/ProgramNewsDetails-NouvellesDesProgrammesDetails_eng.asp?ID=1123

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