Merit Review

In the module you will learn about the merit review process for Community Based Research in HIV/AIDS. You will learn how a review committee evaluates a project’s scientific merit and potential impact (using the CIHR’s 5 point rating system) and how to incorporate a reviewer’s feedback into a research grant.


  • To view the module, an HTML5 compatible internet browser, such as Chrome or Firefox, is required. (Test your browser’s compatibility here.)
  • Navigate through the module using the “next” and “previous” buttons in the window below.
  • Periodically, you will be asked to complete quiz questions to advance the module.  After the quiz is complete, a results slide will appear in the module window below, and you’ll have the option to print your answers, or re-take the quiz.
  • If you close the module before it’s complete, you can begin exactly where you left off last time.


Click here to access the module in French.

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