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FRQ Indirect Research Costs Reform

Tue, 2014-06-03 06:45

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to draw your attention to a change in the way the Government of Quebec will distribute indirect research funds to institutions.

Previously McGill, like other Quebec institutions, received an envelope each year for applicable indirect costs, based on Système d’information sur la recherche universitaire (SIRU) reporting. However, starting April 1, 2014 and as a result of the Politique nationale de la recherche et de l'innovation (PNRI), the Quebec government is now allocating indirect costs via two separate mechanisms:

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Connect with NSERC: Community Engagement Visit / Branché sur le CRSNG: Visite visant à susciter la participation de la collectivité - Montréal

Thu, 2014-06-12 09:00 - 12:00
Leacock Building : Room 219, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest (McGill campus) Montreal, Quebec

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NSERC has begun another round of community engagement visits to provide researchers, students and other stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about some recent program and policy developments. These visits will also serve as a platform for the community to ask questions and seek more information from some of NSERC's grants and scholarships experts.

Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

•          Federal Budget 2014

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Malaysian Airlines: message of condolences

Mon, 2014-03-24 16:14

McGill University wishes to express its deepest condolences to the relatives and friends of the passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, who included McGill graduate Muktesh Mukherjee, 42, and his wife Xiaomo Bai, 37.

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Revised Report of Invention Form now online

Mon, 2014-03-24 12:03

The first step to disclosing an invention is to complete a Report of Invention (ROI) form. A revised ROI form is now available online here: https://www.mcgill.ca/research/researchers/ip/reporting. The form was updated to address changing conditions concerning software and issues of copyright. The format remains similar to the previous version, but provides McGill’s inventors with greater flexibility in describing their technology and identifying their collaborators.

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2014 Killam Prize Lecture: "Vaccines: Impact on Global Health and Economics"

Mon, 2014-01-20 17:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free, but registration is appreciated.

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Vaccines: Impact on Global Health and Economics

By Dr. Lorne A. Babiuk, 2013 Killam Prize Winner in Health Sciences
2014 Canada Council Killam Prize Lecture Series

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-3992
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In Her Own Words 2: Stories from Distinguished Research Careers

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:30 - 18:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

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Research and International Relations is proud to host the second edition of a very special event featuring some of McGill’s most accomplished women researchers.

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-3992
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McGill, Oxford, and ZNZ launch Tripartite Agreement in Neurosciences

Tue, 2013-06-25 14:48

McGill University, the University of Oxford and the Neuroscience Center Zurich (ZNZ) signed a partnership agreement today in Montreal aimed at enhancing their research collaborations in neuroscience.

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Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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Updated Templates for Research Associates’ & Assistants’ Appointments, Reappointments and Postings

Tue, 2013-06-25 11:39

Sent on behalf of Labour & Employee Relations, Human Resources

Updated Templates for Research Associates’ & Assistants’ Appointments, Reappointments and Postings

As part of the implementation of the AMURE collective agreements, we recently distributed and placed on our website templates of offer letters for Research Associates, Regular Research Assistants and Casual Research Assistants. Based on the input of users, we are now issuing updated versions of these offer letters in both English and French.

Contact Information

Contact: Denis Gauthier
Organization: Labour & Employee Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-7342
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AMURE message to research supervisors

Tue, 2013-05-14 14:12

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 [dot] hr [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Office of Sponsored Research reopens in James Building

Mon, 2013-05-13 07:10

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 osrweb [dot] vprir [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email)

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