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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.

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Contact: Denis Gauthier
Organization: Labour & Employee Relations
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-7342
Source Site: /research

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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Delegate Temporary Signing Authority Menu

Tue, 2013-05-07 16:47

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.

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Research and International Relations: Improved Collaboration and Service

Wed, 2013-05-15 11:20

Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), is pleased to announce that three leading McGill researchers have joined the Research and International Relations (RIR) leadership team:

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24 Hours of Innovation

Fri, 2013-05-03 15:36

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.

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Update of the Media Guide to McGill Experts

Fri, 2013-04-26 16:23

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.

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Beatty Memorial Lecture 2013: “Architecture and the Passage of History” by Witold Rybczynski

Sat, 2013-10-19 10:00 - 12:00
Pollack Hall : 555 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec , H3A 1E3
Price: Free, but registration is appreciated.

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“Architects have always looked back in order to move forward,” observed the great British architect, James Stirling.

Contact Information

Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-3992
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Ten Stories (and more) about Markets, Creativity and Transformative Possibilities

Thu, 2013-04-11 17:00 - 20:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free, but registration is required.

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Ten Stories (and more) will bring McGill faculty members from the Desautels Faculty of Management, the Faculty of Arts, and the Schulich School of Music together with industry pioneers in the fields of creativity and commerce. The presenters will be joined by faculty members, staff, students, artists, people in business and government, and members of the public.

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