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Manulife CIFAR Population Health & Well-being Grant Program

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Understanding the full impact of the pandemic requires interdisciplinary research.

In May 2020, CIFAR issued a targeted call for interdisciplinary research collaborations focused on Population and Public Health related to COVID-19 to spark innovative, high-risk/high-reward ideas and projects.

These grants aim to encourage interdisciplinary collaborations that push research boundaries or which address emerging themes within or across CIFAR’s research programs applied to COVID-19. The funds are meant to support research projects between CIFAR Program Members to study various social, behavioural, and public health-related aspects of COVID-19.

Six successful projects were announced in July 2020.

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CIFAR is a registered charitable organization supported by the governments of Canada, Alberta and Quebec, as well as foundations, individuals, corporations and Canadian and international partner organizations.

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