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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.

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....

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

Talks resume with AMURE

Talks resumed on August 29 with the return of members of both negotiating teams.  

The University presented article 15 on posting, appointments and reappointments, and article 16 on probationary period. The union reviewed the University’s proposed English and French texts and suggested some changes that will be included for ratification at the next meeting. 

Published: 6 Sep 2012

McGill Faculty Recipients of the Royal College 2012 Regional Awards for Quebec

Research and International Relations would like to congratulate Dr. Ann E. Clarke and Dr. Lucie Lessard for winning the Royal College 2012 Regional Awards:


2012 Mentor of the Year Ann E. Clarke MD, MSc, FRCPC 

Dr. Ann Clarke is a Professor in the Divisions of Clinical Immunology/ Allergy and Clinical Epidemiology in the Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal. 

Published: 6 Sep 2012