Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

CRIPA adheres to the establishment of a management and organization of its activities so as to target the achievement of Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) of everyone in its activities from recruitment to granting scholarships.

CRIPA member research teams must provide a work and training environment free from harassment. Each institution has developed its resources and services to ensure a healthy working climate.

The use of the preferred first name in institutions allowing it is a major factor of inclusion. He will be privileged in the interpersonal relations of CRIPA.

Unconscious bias training - EDI

Watch the NSERC tutorial:


Sexual harassment: 

Media kit




Commission des droits de la personne 


Crime victims assitance center CAVAC



Each institution and university has set up resource persons or committees. Consult the websites of your institutions.


Resource person - EDI :

Dimitri Girier, Conseiller Principal Équité Diversité et inclusion, UdeM

Marie-José Naud, Agente d'équité, U. Laval

Sinead Hunt, Senior Equity & Inclusion Advisor McGill

Karine Heyrrere, Agente d’équité, INRS

Hélène Laurendeau, Agente d’équité, U. Sherbrooke

Josée Dumoulin, Agente d’équité, UQAM

Fanny Eugène, Conseillère en équité, diversité et inclusion, FRQNT

How to report - sexual harassment:

Bureaux pour service conseil 

Bureau d'intervention en matière de harcèlement - UdeM


Centre de prévention et d'intervention en matière de harcèlement - U. Laval 



How to report - McGill


Ressources à l'INRS


Ressources à U. Sherbrooke


Bureau d'intervention en matière de harcèlement - UQAM


Service d’accompagnement et de soutien pour les victimes de violence à caractère sexuel - Cégep de St-Hyacinthe


Guichet de services et aide psychosociale - Cégep de Victoriaville



The CRIPA-FRQ Open access policy for the dissemination of research requires that funding holders make any peer-reviewed publication that presents the results of their research available in open access no later than 12 months after it is published.

Rules of the CRIPA

The operation of CRIPA is based on general operating regulations available below only in french. Document under revision.

Addenda : CRIPA does not have funds to provide medical or sabbatical leave, other options are described below.

CRIPA Maternity leave scholarship

Financial assistance is available for 2nd and
3rd cycle students.

Competition open at all times as long as the availability of funds allows. 

  • Be a CRIPA full time student prior the leave.

  • Amount of the scholarship: $ 4,000 for one term (payment in two steps).

Application form (english form in at the end);

Read the Rules.

Ineligible: FRQNT, FRQS, FRQSC, CRSNG, CIHR or SSHRC scholarship students, because they can recieve leave benefits from these agencies (see below).


Family and medical leave, for researchers and students


NSERC’s policies include a number of provisions for grant, scholarship and fellowship holders who take family-related leave or medical leave. These provisions apply only to leave taken in accordance with the policies in place at the award holder’s institution: 


Read the Tri-Agency Financial Administration:




Advancing women in agriculture organise conferences and annual courses in Canada to promote to enhance women's career in agriculture. Meetings or Webinars, recurring themes:

Effective communication

Project management


Budget management

Work-family balance

Next event conferences Novembre 22-23, 2021



The Intersectoral Student Committee of the Fonds de recherche du Québec launched COMPEER, a Concordat on Mitigating COVID-19 Pandemic Effects on Research.

COMPEER seeks to support the next generation of researchers all around the world in the context of the social and health crisis that we are all experiencing and that seriously affects all research activities.


Goal: ensure that COVID-19 impacts are mitigated and that the crisis does not create undue divisions and inequity between people.


COMPEER consists of 38 recommendations addressed to different actors playing a role in research. Read the PDF file.


Centre de recherche en infectiologie porcine et avicole
Swine and poultry infectious diseases research center
Fonds de Recherche du Québec

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