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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 Renée Hložek and Adrian Liu receive Sloan Fellowships

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

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

The ABCs of B cells

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Jean-Philippe Julien, who uses robots to design better vaccines.


Meet the 2019-2021 cohort of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

Fourteen inspiring early-career researchers named across five CIFAR research programs


The world's top AI talent convene in Edmonton for the DLRL Summer School

Classes are now in session at the CIFAR Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Summer School (DLRL Summer School).

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