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Professor Antonia Maioni Appointed Associate Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations

Dr. Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) has appointed Professor Antonia Maioni as Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) at McGill University. As a member of the Research and International Relations senior management team, Prof.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Aug 2015

"McGill's Answer for Cancer" team training sessions beginning in September (Run for the Cure)

Have you given some thought to joining the RIR-led Run for the Cure team, McGill’s Answer for Cancer? A special registration gift will be awarded to the first 20 people to sign up for the team. There are still advance spots remaining; register now! After two successful years of raising over $14,000, McGill’s Answer for Cancer is aiming even higher in 2015, setting our fundraising goal at $16,000.

Published on : 20 Jul 2015

Join the McGill-Centraide Organizing Committee!

Are you looking for an opportunity to step outside the Roddick Gates and make a difference in the greater Montreal community?

Classified as : Faculty
Published on : 08 Jul 2015

Join McGill's Answer for Cancer team (Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in Montreal)!

For the third year in a row, McGill is making a commitment to reach out beyond the Roddick Gates by raising funds for breast cancer research, education, and awareness programs. On Sunday, October 4, members of our community will walk and run in the 2015 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in Montreal.

Published on : 10 Jun 2015

Memorandum to researchers regarding the 2015 federal budget

Office of the Vice-Principal                                         (Research and International Relations)                        James Administration Building, Suite 419                      Tel.: 514-398-3991   Fax: 514-398-8257 DATE: April 24, 2015 TO: McGill’s community of researchers FROM: Rosie Goldstein         SUBJECT: Federal Budget 2015 – investment in research                             

Published on : 24 Apr 2015

Internship Opportunity: The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

McGill's Internship Offices Network is pleased to announce a partnership with the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France. This internship opportunity has been developed with the support of Principal Suzanne Fortier. The OECD Internship Programme has been designed to bring highly qualified and motivated students with diverse backgrounds into the Organisation to work on projects linked to the Strategic Orientations of the Secretary-General.

Classified as : Students
Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Mathematica software now Free for Students

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization.  McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to Faculty & Staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years.  Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).

Published on : 09 Feb 2015

Job Opportunity: Mitacs/McGill University Business Development Specialist

Do you want to be part of our innovative and entrepreneurial team?

Published on : 03 Feb 2015

Reorganized RIR and Contact Us page

Over the past year, Research and International Relations (RIR) has reorganized with the goal of creating more tailored and comprehensive support for McGill’s researchers. The following units and subunits now make up RIR:

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 17 Dec 2014

FRQ Indirect Research Costs Reform

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to draw your attention to a change in the way the Government of Quebec will distribute indirect research funds to institutions. Previously McGill, like other Quebec institutions, received an envelope each year for applicable indirect costs, based on Système d’information sur la recherche universitaire (SIRU) reporting. However, starting April 1, 2014 and as a result of the Politique nationale de la recherche et de l'innovation (PNRI), the Quebec government is now allocating indirect costs via two separate mechanisms:

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, Students
Published on : 03 Jun 2014

New requirements for research funds: authorization of expenses by PIs and record retention

Memorandum Rose Goldstein Michael Di Grappa Date: May 5, 2014 To: McGill researchers and staff Cc: Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Anthony C. Masi, Provost, Senior Administration, Academic Leadership Subject: New requirements for research funds: authorization of expenses by PIs and record retention Dear Colleagues,

Published on : 14 May 2014

Revised Report of Invention Form now online

The first step to disclosing an invention is to complete a Report of Invention (ROI) form. A revised ROI form is now available online here: https://www.mcgill.ca/research/researchers/ip/reporting. The form was updated to address changing conditions concerning software and issues of copyright. The format remains similar to the previous version, but provides McGill’s inventors with greater flexibility in describing their technology and identifying their collaborators.

Published on : 24 Mar 2014

Sheldon Biotechnology Centre – 2014 Update

Dear Colleagues,  For over 20 years, McGill University’s Sheldon Biotechnology Centre at the Duff Medical Building has provided provincial, national, and international clientele with personalized, high-quality research services to characterize biomolecules. Since its founding, the Sheldon Centre has evolved to meet the shifting needs of researchers in the natural and life sciences – and that tradition continues today.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External
Published on : 17 Feb 2014

Plan for the Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation

Memo from Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) and Anthony C. Masi, Provost It is our pleasure to announce McGill University’s Plan for the Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

Classified as : Staff, Faculty
Published on : 11 Sep 2013

McGill, Oxford, and ZNZ launch Tripartite Agreement in Neurosciences

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.

Published on : 25 Jun 2013