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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.

News

  • Podcast: How the pandemic widened scientists’ mentoring networks
    In the final episode of this seven-part series about mentoring, Ruth Gotian and Christine Pfund outline their hopes for post-pandemic mentoring and the changing nature of other collaborative relationships in scientific research. You can listen to the podcast here.  

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