VP (Research and International Relations)

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 >>

Published on: 19 Feb 2013

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.

Published on: 19 Feb 2013

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 [at] mcgill.ca.

Published on: 8 Feb 2013

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.

Published on: 1 Feb 2013

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. 

Classified as: McGill University, muhc, Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), Rima Rozen
Published on: 31 Jan 2013

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 [at] mcgill.ca.


Published on: 25 Jan 2013

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 [at] mcgill.ca.


Classified as: McGill University, AMURE
Published on: 25 Jan 2013

Update from CIHR University Delegate

By marianna.newkirk [at] mcgill.ca (Marianna Newkirk)
January 10, 2013

Common CV and March CIHR submissions: The same rules apply as for the last round of submissions, in that you will be able to upload a document listing your contributions, should you so wish. They are making minor modifications to the site at present and an announcement will come out in a week or so about the CCV requirements for the next competition.

Published on: 22 Jan 2013

A McGill tribute to a "Grand Dame of Science"

Published on: 18 Jan 2013

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 [at] mcgill.ca.


Pause in negotiations with AMURE

Published on: 17 Dec 2012

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve research administration efforts within the McGill community, we are very pleased to announce the launch of the Research Administration Network (RAN) – a new training initiative that will provide opportunities to exchange information and tools required to facilitate research administration at McGill University while also increasing our adaptability to the requirements of our sponsors.   

Published on: 10 Dec 2012

Below is a joint announcement from the Office of Sponsored Research and Research Financial Management Services:

Published on: 10 Dec 2012

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 [at] mcgill.ca.


University and AMURE agree on some benefits clauses

Published on: 3 Dec 2012

On November 16, Prof. Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, visited Tsinghua University, a leading Chinese institution of higher learning. She met with her counterpart President Chen Jining, and they discussed how they might strengthen ties between the two universities in the coming years.

Published on: 3 Dec 2012

On November 16, Prof. Heather Munroe-Blum, McGill’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, visited Peking University (PKU), which consistently places as China’s best university in worldwide rankings.

Following her meetings with Prof. Zhu Shanlu, Chairman of the PKU Council, and other officials, it was announced that both universities are committed to increasing their collaboration, especially in areas related to research in law and medicine.

Published on: 3 Dec 2012

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