NSERC Discovery Grants Workshop


Leacock Building 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

*Please note that this is a repeat session that will cover the same material as the Discovery Grant workshops that took place in June.*


Invitation from the Office of Sponsored Research

NSERC Discovery Grants Workshop


Downtown Campus:

Thursday, August 30, 2012

10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Location: Leacock Building, Room 232


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


Getting Your Grant: Strategies for Success 


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. Bruce Lennox, Chair, Department of Chemistry

Group Chair: NSERC Committee 1504 – Chemistry


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] mcgill.ca () by Monday, August 27th. 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.