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IHSP project awarded Queen Elizabeth Scholarships Program Grant

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:11

The IHSP "Common Threads through the Commonwealth" project is one of two McGill initiatives that have received $500,000 grants from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program. This project, led by Professor Antonia Maioni, will allow students from all over the Commonwealth to explore novel ways to addressing local, national and global challenges to health, well-being and equity.

Source Site: /ihsp

Grant Opportunity: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges

Thu, 2015-03-05 13:26

Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. 

 Proposals are being accepted on the following topics:

 •             Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering

Source Site: /globalhealth

New funding for biosensor research

Mon, 2015-02-16 17:16

Prof Xinyu Liu is one of 10 McGill researchers to receive a 2015 NSERC Strategic Project Grant. His proposal, entitled "Paper-based microfluidic devices intergrating inGaN/GaN semiconductor microtubes for ultrasensitive detection of disease markers," has been awarded $394,300 to investigate portable, ultrasensitive biosensors that can quickly detect disease markers.

Source Site: /mecheng

New Grand Challenges funding opportunities

Sat, 2014-10-18 13:54

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications for three new Grand Challenges:

Source Site: /globalhealth

Grand Challenges Canada Annual Report 2013−2014 released

Sat, 2014-10-18 12:11
Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, supports Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global health.
Since their launch in 2010, Grand Challenges Canada has supported 538 projects in more than 70 countries, totaling $148M, and leveraged $190M in additional funding, including significant private sector investment.
Source Site: /globalhealth

Results of the March 2014 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:33

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

Source Site: /psychiatry

Results of the September 2013 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Mon, 2014-02-03 14:41

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

Source Site: /psychiatry

McGill welcomes National Research and Innovation Policy

Additional amounts granted to universities, particularly for indirect research costs, provide important support, according to Vice-Principal for Research and International Relations 

Wed, 2013-10-16 16:02

Contact Information

Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514 398-6751
Source Site: /newsroom

Graduate Application DUE DATE- Integrated Sensor Systems Training Program

Sun, 2013-05-26 23:59
Adams Building : Room 6C, 3450 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E8

We are pleased to announce an extension of the application period for the NSERC-CREATE Masters and PhD Training Programs in Integrated Sensor Systems (ISS).  Applications for Fall 2013 AND Winter 2014 training, awards and award extensions must be submitted in full by May 26th, 2013

Application forms a

Contact Information

Contact: Rowena Franklin
Organization: NSERC-CREATE ISS Training Program (a part of MIAM)
Office Phone: 514-398-8718
Source Site: /miam

$5 million generous gift from McGill alumni to the Faculty of Religious Studies

Thu, 2013-05-09 10:32

McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan, gave a transformative gift of $5 million to the Faculty of Religious Studies, as part of the University’s fundraising effort, Campaign McGill: History in the Making. This donation – the largest to the Faculty since its founding – will fortify teaching, research, scholarly collaboration and outreach related to the study of comparative religion and interfaith dialogue. 

Source Site: /gps