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Take your research career to the next level.
Early-career researchers have the energy, enthusiasm, and new and unencumbered ideas that lead to different ways of seeing and thinking about problems. We accelerate discovery by supporting researchers in the early stages of their careers through mentorship, networking, and skills training.

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Next Generation News

Explore ideas from the people and initiatives driving the future of research.


CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

AI in biodiversity research crucial to our survival

Canada CIFAR AI Chair Graham Taylor is using computer vision to better understand and protect our planet’s biodiversit...

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

When the Universe calls, Raffaella Margutti answers

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar makes quick decisions to catch the Universe’s most extreme events.


CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Renée Hložek and Adrian Liu receive Sloan Fellowships

Researchers are selected based on their accomplishments, their creativity, and their leadership potential

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