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AMURE update: University and AMURE agree on some benefits clauses

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.

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Published: 3 Dec 2012

McGill and Tsinghua University explore new collaborations

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.

During the talks, a number of areas of mutual interest emerged. These include a shared commitment to exploring new collaborations in research related to life sciences, law, chemistry, engineering, materials, and management.

Published: 3 Dec 2012

McGill to expand ties with China’s top university

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.

The relationship between McGill and PKU dates back to 1979, when the universities signed an open-ended memorandum of understanding.

Published: 3 Dec 2012

McGill talks new collaborations with Chinese ministry

McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum recently met with senior leadership at the Chinese Ministry of Education and China Scholarship Council, during her visit to Beijing on November 15 and 16.

The meetings were important opportunities for McGill to strengthen relationships with Chinese education leaders, to explore new areas of scientific collaboration, to highlight McGill’s international excellence, and to reconfirm the University’s commitment to enhancing its teaching and research collaborations with China.

Most notably, Prof.

Published: 3 Dec 2012

Building bridges with Quebec-based companies in China

During McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum’s recent visit to Beijing, she met with the leadership of Quebec-based companies in China at a luncheon hosted by the Canada-China Business Council (CCBC).

At the event, Prof. Munroe-Blum heard about the challenges and opportunities for Canadian companies doing business in China.

An important point of discussion among the group focused on talent development and mobility.

Published: 3 Dec 2012

AMURE update: Five more articles ratified

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.

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Published: 27 Nov 2012

AMURE update: A most productive bargaining session!

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.

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Published: 20 Nov 2012

Two McGill proposals advance in CERC competition

On November 8, the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced the proposals from eight Canadian universities that have been selected to recruit 11 prestigious Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERCs). This latest CERC competition will further enable Canada to be at the leading edge of research breakthroughs, which will generate significant social and economic benefits for Canadians.

Published: 19 Nov 2012

AMURE – bargaining in presence of conciliator

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.

AMURE – bargaining in presence of conciliator

The parties met all day on Oct.

Published: 1 Nov 2012

Capitalize on the Convergence: Call for Presenters

McGill Workshop: Capitalize on the Convergence 

Mark your calendars

The Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), in partnership with the Faculties of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Dentistry, Engineering, Medicine, and Science, invites you to an exciting event devoted to highlighting and building interdisciplinary research collaborations between NSERC- and CIHR-related projects. 

Published: 26 Oct 2012

CIHR University Delegates News, October 11 Update

The following update has been prepared by Dr. Marianna Newkirk, Associate Dean (Research) and McGill's CIHR University Delegate. For any questions, Dr. Newkirk can be reached at marianna [dot] newkirk [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

 

Published: 15 Oct 2012

Next round of talks with AMURE in presence of conciliator

At the session held on September 19 with both AMURE bargaining units, the university explained its position on layoffs, end of contracts and recalls of research associates and assistants. This led to questions and several exchanges between the parties. A tentative agreement on the majority of these elements was presented by McGill. The parties reached an agreement in principle on the majority of the issues at hand, but were unable to reach an agreement on the notice of termination of employment.

Published: 1 Oct 2012

Talks continue with AMURE / PSAC

The University submitted to AMURE (Association of McGill University Research Employees/Public Service Alliance of Canada) the latest version of the articles on posting, appointments and reappointments, and on probationary period. The two bilingual documents include suggested changes from the union. Texts applicable to associates and assistants will be reviewed by the union and should be ratified at the next meeting, set for September 19.

Published: 19 Sep 2012

81e Congrès de l'Acfas: Lancement de l'appel de propositions

Lancement de l'appel de propositions
Published: 12 Sep 2012