Survey held in July – August 2016
Number of entries:102
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Do you currently hold a CIHR grant?
How many years have you been a principal investigator?
Changes to the Funding system with the introduction of Foundation and Project Schemes
What do you think about the changes to the funding structure?
Have you expressed your opinion to CIHR during consultation?
What do you think would be the appropriate Foundation/Project funding ratio?
Do you believe that your chances of receiving sufficient, stable funding under the new Foundation and Project schemes are:
In the last three years how did your funding status change
Changes to the peer-review system – Part A – Review criteria
What was your impression of the new review criteria?
Were the questions you were asked to address in the proposal as an applicant clear?
Were the criteria used to judge the proposals clearly explained to you as a reviewer?
Changes to the peer-review system – Part B – Review process
What was your impression of the new review process? Did the level of expertise demonstrated live up to your expectations?
Were the feedback/comments you received helpful?
On a scale of 1-5 how much confidence do you have in the fairness of the new peer-review system? (1=not fair, 5=very fair)
Would you like to see the return to face-to-face reviews?
Changes to the peer-review system – Part C – Implementation of the new system
What do you think about the implementation of the new system?