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Office of Sponsored Research reopens in James Building

Research and International Relations is pleased to announce that the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has returned to the James Administration Building, as of Monday, May 13, 2013. Due to extensive flooding in the James Building in February, McGill temporarily relocated OSR staff off campus. Thank you for your support, patience, and flexibility during the period while we were displaced. If you have questions, please contact the OSR at 514-398-3996 or by email. 

Published on : 13 May 2013

Delegate Temporary Signing Authority Menu

As previously communicated, the Tri-Agency (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR) conducted a financial monitoring review at McGill in 2010 that now requires us to address significant concerns pertaining to the management of grant funds – more specifically, elements of McGill’s control framework for the administration of grant funds. A Steering Committee and Advisory Committee at McGill were created to direct and validate solutions proposed by the Tri-Agency Response Implementation Group (TRIG) to address the Tri-Agency recommendations.

Published on : 07 May 2013

24 Hours of Innovation

Consider it a cram session for change. Starting at 9 a.m. on May 21 (in Montreal at least), some of the world’s brightest young thinkers will have one short day to create, develop, and pitch solutions to some of society’s stickiest problems. This is the 24h de l’Innovation competition.

Published on : 03 May 2013

Update of the Media Guide to McGill Experts

Every day, members of the local, national, and international media look to McGill for expertise and commentary on a vast range of topics in the news. McGill’s Media Relations Office (MRO) handles most of these calls and, as in all leading universities, publishes an online directory of experts that is made available to journalists to make their jobs easier. We are writing to ask for your collaboration in helping the MRO update the Guide to McGill Experts, ensuring it is as complete and accurate as possible.

Published on : 26 Apr 2013

Students wanted for the QI team

The Quartier de l’innovation is currently recruiting McGill undergraduates, grad students, and postdocs for a new Student Working Group. The objective of the Student Working Group will be to seek input from McGill students on the direction, focus, and possible projects emerging as part of this important initiative for innovation in Montreal and Quebec.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, QI
Published on : 20 Mar 2013

Incubation in the Quartier de l’innovation: Centech opens its doors to McGill’s budding entrepreneurs

The Centech, a technological incubator in the Quartier de l’innovation, now welcomes applications from McGill students. Submit your application by September 19, 2013.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, QI
Published on : 20 Mar 2013

AMURE members ratify agreements

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants. Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr.hr@mcgill.ca.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, AMURE
Published on : 14 Mar 2013

Tentative agreements with AMURE are signed

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants. Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr.hr@mcgill.ca.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, AMURE
Published on : 22 Feb 2013

Strategic Research Plan Now Online

Research and International Relations (RIR) is pleased to announce that McGill’s renewed Strategic Research Plan (SRP) has been endorsed by Senate and the Board of Governors. It is now publicly available on the RIR website and should be used as required. Read the SRP >>

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 19 Feb 2013

Temporary Locations for Research Administration Services

Following extensive flooding at the end of January, the second floor of the James Building will be closed for the next three to six months. As a result, McGill’s Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has moved to two temporary locations. Normal research-related services will resume by Wednesday, February 20.  Please note that all mail should continue to be addressed to OSR’s offices on the second floor of the James Building. It will be automatically redirected to the temporary locations.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 19 Feb 2013

Tentative agreements reached with both AMURE bargaining units

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants. Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr.hr@mcgill.ca.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 08 Feb 2013

Temporary Disruption of Research Administration Services

Update May 8, 2013: Office of Sponsored Research reopens in James Building Research and International Relations is pleased to announce that the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has returned to the James Administration Building, as of Monday, May 13, 2013. Due to extensive flooding in the James Building in February, McGill temporarily relocated OSR staff off campus. Thank you for your support, patience, and flexibility during the period while we were displaced.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Feb 2013

Thank you to Prof. Rima Rozen

After 14 years in senior university administration, Dr. Rima Rozen will return full-time to her work in research and teaching as the James McGill Professor of Human Genetics and Pediatrics, when her current term as Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) ends on January 31, 2013. 

Published on : 31 Jan 2013

Negotiations continue with AMURE

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants. Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr.hr@mcgill.ca.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 25 Jan 2013

Negotiations resume with AMURE

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants. Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr.hr@mcgill.ca.

Published on : 25 Jan 2013