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CIHR-IGH impact study published in PLOS ONE

by Federico Zemborain - published on , updated on

CIHR-IGH impact study published in PLOS ONE

Our Canadian partners from CIHR-IGH have published an impact study of the requirement introduced in December 2010 that all applicants to CIHR indicate whether their research designs accounted for sex or gender.

Project GENDER-NET is cited by the authors as a key initiative recently funded by the European Commission to enhance the uptake of sex and gender considerations in research.

Joy Johnson, Zena Sharman, Bilkis Vissandjée, Donna E. Stewart. "Does a Change in Health Research Funding Policy Related to the Integration of Sex and Gender Have an Impact?" (2014) PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099900

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