McMaster University

McMaster University

Call for Research and Innovation Fund Grants 2018


Call for Grants Image RIF Call for Grants

Download the Call for Grants (PDF Format)






RIF Grant Proposal

Completed forms, along with 3-page CVs of all investigators, should be submitted to the:
CHSE Assistant Dean Administrative Assistant
Jasmine Trejo at no later than May 31, 2018 at 5pm

Download the RIF Grant Proposal FORM (Word Document format)



For questions contact Bita Zakeri at


Our research priorities are:

  • Explore methods to capture unperceived learners needs
  • Examine process outcomes of continuing education activities (e.g., knowledge retention, attitude changes, etc).
  • Develop and evaluate best practices to promote lifelong learning
  • Promote rigorous application of self-directed learning
  • Measure continuing education impact on health outcomes


Research & Innovation Fund (RIF)


To promoste CHSE scholarly activities with a focus on research, innovation and overall program evaluaiton.

Funding Activities

  • Promote and fund research activities conducted by the CHSE program
  • Support the initial stages of developing innovative educational offerings
  • Support CHSE global curriculum needs assessment
  • Support the CHSE program overall program evaluation
  • Support innovative activities that advance the CHSE Program’s academic mission
  • Create Grants and awards for CHSE related research by McMaster faculty
  • Create Residents and Post Graduate Candidates awards to promote educational research and innovation in CHSE


Research Lead

Dr. Bita Zakeri is the CHSE CPD Curriculum Design and Education Research Lead.

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