Knowledge Translation Award and Betty Havens Award

Nominations are invited for the 2010 Knowledge Translation Award and Betty Havens Award. These awards honour and support the exemplary knowledge translation efforts and activities of an individual, team or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to increasing the application of research findings, improving the health of individuals, health services and products, or strengthening the health-care system. Nominations will be assessed on significant achievements in knowledge translation activities relevant to any area of health research (e.g., biomedical, clinical, health services and policy, and population and public health).

Through the Knowledge Translation Award (, the outstanding contribution to improving the health of individuals, providing more effective health services and products and strengthening the health care system at a national or international level will be recognized.

Through the Betty Havens Award ( for Knowledge Translation in Aging, the CIHR Institute of Aging will recognize individual(s), team(s) or organization(s) that have advanced the translation of research in aging at a local or regional level.

If you require more information on the Knowledge Translation Award, contact CIHR at 613-941-4437 or by e-mail at

For additional information on the Betty Havens Award, please contact CIHR at 613-946-1270 or by e-mail at  

The deadline for nominations for both awards is May 3rd, 2010. CIHR looks forward to receiving your nominations.