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Research Administration

FST Round Table 2015

Senior members from Financial Services and Office of Sponsored Research will be hosting FST Round Table Meetings every 2 months. The primary objective for these meetings is to allow Financial Services Team (FST) Managers an opportunity for direct dialogue with the central offices responsible for services to Principal Investigators regarding research grants, awards and contracts.


RAN Jeopardy

Back by popular demand!

In December 2013, the Research Administration Network held a special event to celebrate the holiday season and the end of the first year of the RAN. Teams played a game of Jeopardy consisting of subject matter covered over the course of the year.

To allow others to consult the presentation and test their knowledge, RAN has developed an interactive game.

Research Administration Cheat Sheets

Research Administration Network will continue to develop cheat sheets on subjects related to research administration. Continue to check this website as more cheat sheets will be added in the coming months.

Other resources

To assist RAN members, we have assembled a list of links to commonly-used web resources. This list will continue to evolve over time.a

Office of Sponsored Research Links

Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)
OSR Checklist & Other Forms The OSR Checklist is a shared tool that captures the roles and responsibilities of PI, Department, Faculty, and OSR. It also assists in the assessment of availability of resources as well as assists in data collection and reporting. McGill requires a duly signed OSR Checklist for all funding administered via OSR.

Research Administration Roles and Responsibilities

Published in November 2012, the Research Administration - Roles and Responsibilities was developed by an internal working group, the Tri-Agency Response Implementation Group (TRIG), in response to the first recommendation of the Final Report of the Tri-Agency Financial Monitoring Review, that the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved in the management of research grant funds must be well-defined and understood. The roles and responsibilities focus on the administration of r

Frequently Asked Questions

This section is intended to provide answers to frequently asked questions received in the day-to-day conduct of research administration. It will also be used for questions raised during the RAN sessions.