OSR Information Session with guest speaker Yves Marois–Program Officer, Fonds de recherche du Québec- Nature et Technologies


James Administration Building 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

McGill’s Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)
Grants and Foundations – INFORMATION SESSION

Guest Speaker: Yves Marois–Program Officer, Fonds de recherche du Québec- Nature et Technologies

"Projet de recherche en équipe"/ "Team research project program"

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: James Administration Bldg. - Room 301 (845 Sherbrooke St. W.)

Please RSVP by August 15, 2012 to jennifer.callaghan [at] mcgill.ca ()

*Refreshments and snacks will be served.


The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is pleased to invite McGill faculty members and administrators to an information session on the FRQNT’s Team grant program - competition (2013-2014).

This is an important presentation for Researchers in Natural sciences, Mathematical sciences and Engineering who are planning to participate in the upcoming Team grant competition; the agency will be outlining the new guidelines and major changes to the Team Grant Program. In addition, some valuable grant writing tips from the perspective of the evaluation committee.

Eligibility Conditions:

·         Applicants must meet the general eligibility requirements set out in the Common Rules and Regulations document (section 1.1) as well as additional requirements identified in the detailed program description.

·         A team must be composed of at least two Academic Researchers (University or College) and may include collaborator(s) (see program guidelines for eligible status).

·         All regular team members must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, or provide proof that the process to obtain permanent residency has been initiated (Citizenship – Immigration Canada) as soon as it becomes available

·         Note: Human health treatment projects with clinical components or which are focused on cellular or molecular biology, immunology, gene therapy, human reproduction or the neurosciences are not eligible.


This session will include a presentation given by Mr. Yves Marois, Program Officer at FRQNT and will be followed by a Q&A period. The session will be held in English.

Competition Dates:

Internal deadline: September 12, 2012 (noon)

Sponsor deadline: September 26, 2012 at 4 p.m.