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Office of Sponsored Research closed Dec. 24-January 4, inclusive

Dear Colleagues,  Please be advised that the Office of Sponsored Research will be closed from December 24 at noon to January 4, inclusively. If you are a researcher and you anticipate requiring services from the OSR team over the holidays, please submit your request to the appropriate team member by December 19, at 5 P.M. The OSR team will respond to all requests received after December 19 when service resumes on January 5. We thank you for your cooperation and wish you a very happy holiday season. 

Published on : 17 Dec 2014

Dr. Karyn Moffatt of the School of Information Studies awarded Google grant to help people with aphasia

Congratulations to Dr. Karyn Moffatt of the McGill School of Information Studies on her Google Faculty Award grant for the project "Supporting Communication for Persons with Aphasia via Contextual Prompting on a Heads-Up Display" with Co-PI Dr. Leah Findlater, University of Maryland, College Park.

Published on : 15 Sep 2014

Dr. Catherine Guastavino of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for 3D audio research

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) Engage Grant. The project "Spatialized and Interactive Artificial Binaural Reverberation” is a 3D audio rendering project in collaboration with industry partner Audiokinetic, a Montreal-based company producing audio engines for interactive media and video games. 

Published on : 07 Aug 2014

Results of the March 2014 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

Published on : 07 Jul 2014

ACCESS Canada: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

http://www.douglas.qc.ca/news/1268?locale=en        

Published on : 16 Jun 2014

SIS PhD student Robert Ferguson awarded SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship for research on personal information management to improve seniors' independence & quality of life

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Robert Douglas Ferguson on receiving a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship.  Robert's research investigates how senior citizens, who wish to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as possible, can benefit from the results of 20 years of research in Personal Information Management (PIM). 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, SIS, PhD, SSHRC, grants
Published on : 09 Jun 2014

Dr. Eun Park of the School of Information Studies awarded SSHRC grant for research on historical data as networked knowledge

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Eun Park on her two-year McGill Internal SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities) Development Grant for her project "Linked Historical Collections as Networked Knowledge." Project description

Classified as : Faculty, External, SIS, Research, grants
Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for research on improving web-based retrieval of unstructured information

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien on his five-year NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant for the project "Improving Retrieval of Unstructured Information using Existing Information Structures." Project description

Classified as : Faculty, External, SIS, Research, grants
Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Results of the September 2013 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

Published on : 03 Feb 2014

Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27. This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

Published on : 27 Nov 2013

Douglas-Based Research Team Obtains $1.5 Million to Study a New Method of Neuronal Communication

Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.

Published on : 27 Nov 2013

Merck Canada awards $4 M to Faculty of Medicine

Merck Canada announced yesterday the allocation of a total of $16 million in grants to Quebec’s four faculties of medicine. McGill, along with Université de Montréal, Université de Sherbrooke and Université Laval will each receive $4 M to support health research with a translational component conducted in areas of unmet medical need. The announcement was made in Quebec City at the BioContact Quebec Biopharmaceutical Partnership Symposium, in the presence of Dr. Thomas R. Cannell, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc., and of Pierre Duchesne, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.

Classified as : External, medicine, grants, Merck
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Published on : 04 Oct 2013

Results of the March 2013 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition. (Posted June 28, 2013)  Gabriella Gobbi (Martin Beaulieu) Melatonin MT1 receptor as a target for antidepressant drugs Jorge Armony (Neda Ladbon Bernasconi) Effects of Amygdala Lesions on Human Emotional Processing Véronique Bohbot (John C Breitner, Ridha Joober, Kyoko Konishi) Genetic modulation of Virtual Navigational Strategies, and Brain Function and Grey Matter in Healthy Aging

Published on : 07 Aug 2013

FRSQ Awards & Grants Recipients

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the most recent FRSQ awards and grants (posted April 24th, 2013)! Chercheurs-boursiers - Clinique et épidémiologique Jennifer Coelho, Institut Douglas Les endophénotypes de l'impulsivité: caractérostoqies de l'interface etre l'anorexie nerveuse et le trouble obssessionel-compulsif   Aurelie Labbe, Institut Douglas Outils statistiques pour l'analyse de données génétiques multiples et corrélées: expression génétique, phénotypes et mét

Published on : 23 May 2013