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CIMER: Providing resources for organizations and institutions to improve research mentoring relationships

Effective research mentoring relationships are critical to developing the next generation of researchers. Learn how to improve these relationships at all career stages and promote cultural change that values excellence in research mentoring as a critical aspect of diversifying the research workforce.

Who We Are

Researchers and practitioners dedicated to improving research mentoring relationships among all career stages of post-secondary researchers.

What We Do

CIMER faculty and staff investigate approaches for improving research mentoring relationships for organizations and institutions. We develop, implement and evaluate mentor and mentee training using theoretically-grounded, evidence-based, and culturally-responsive training interventions and investigations.


  • Faculty Mentor Training Program Strengthens University’s Institutional Climate
    Faculty Mentor Training Program Strengthens University’s Institutional ClimateA pioneering program at UC San Diego Health Sciences serves as a successful model for medical schools looking to improve faculty diversity and success January 11, 2022  |  Nicole Mlynaryk, Bigelow Science Communication Fellow Many universities are in search of strategies to improve their faculty diversity and institutional climate. One factor known …

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