Our first podcast:
Montréalers and Islanders

A series of three episodes focusing on the St. Lawrence River to tackle issues related to biodiversity, maritime transport, and shoreline accessibility.

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CIRM’s digital notebooks

This knowledge transfer tool features a new issue: Les Promenades de Jane, in partnership with the Centre d’écologie urbaine de Montréal.

Read notebook

Running out of reading material?

CIRM presents its selection of books related to urban studies and the city of Montreal, updated on a monthly basis. Created in collaboration with several of our members, the Reading list includes both scholarly works and works of fiction. 


Data for Society Hub

Along with partner organizations, CIRM is developing a three-part digital platform to gain insight into the specific challenges and needs of Montréal’s communities.

Project description


A group of university researchers growing an understanding of our city in areas such as the economy, health, language, governance, history, and culture.
McGill campus in the Fall

Resident Scholars

CIRM is proud to welcome a new resident scholar for the 2022–2023 academic year!

Montreal's biosphere


Two scholarship programs help support research on Montréal.

Downtown Montréal seen from Mount Royal


Montréal, a multilingual and multi-ethnic city, is an ideal living laboratory for researchers and students of its four universities.

A crowd at an exterior CIRM event

Our partners

CIRM is proud to work with various local and international partner organizations!

McGill stree in the Summer


The initiatives launched or supported by CIRM focus on the convergence of expertise and the involvement of professionals and practitioners.

A gallery view of people on zoom


You will find here different CIRM webinars and roundtables that have been recorded in audio or video format.

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