INVITATION: NSERC Discovery Grants Workshop


The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to invite faculty members to an upcoming NSERC Discovery Grant workshop.

Getting Your Grant: Strategies for Success 

Macdonald Campus
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Location: Raymond Building, Room R3-045
Time: 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M

New and established McGill researchers planning to submit an NSERC Discovery Grant application this fall are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop organized by the Office of Sponsored Research.

Guest speaker:
Dr. Brian Driscoll, Natural Resource Sciences
NSERC Committee 1501 – Genes, cells and molecules

The goal of this session is to provide "behind the scenes" information about the peer review committee process and activities, as well as helpful tips and "tricks of the trade" for researchers to enhance the quality of their applications. This session will focus on successful strategies for planning and writing a grant application, with particular emphasis on the restructured peer review system and new evaluation process. The latest competition results and potential strategies for coping with recent changes to the RTI and MRS programs will also be discussed.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to lauren.clark [at] () by Friday, August 24th. Please note that this workshop may be cancelled if attendance is insufficient.

*Refreshments will be served.*

For further information about this workshop please call 514-398-4880