VP (Research and International Relations) news
The International Relations division, previously located in the Office or Research and International Relations (now the Office of Research and Innovation) has been moved to the purview of the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic). The divison's services are continuing unchanged. For more information, please contact Rosemary Clark at rosemary [dot] clark [at] mcgill [dot] ca. The full Senate Memorandum on the move can be read here.
McGill Newsroom Quebec’s recently unveiled provincial budget includes one new line-item that means a lot for McGill research.
Appointment of Prof. Anne McKinney as Associate Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations
Research and International Relations is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. R. Anne McKinney as Associate Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations (AVP-RIR), with a term beginning January 1, 2016 and ending December 31, 2018.
The Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations, and Office of Sponsored Research will be closed from December 24, 2015 to January 4, 2016. Happy Holidays!
Dr. Christina Wolfson, Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, has been appointed McGill’s new Deputy Research Integrity Officer, commencing on January 1, 2016. Effective June 1, 2016, Dr. Wolfson will become McGill’s Research Integrity Officer for a three-year term, ending May 31, 2019.
Dear Members of the McGill University Community, We have embarked on the process of selecting an Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships in Research and International Relations. The search will be comprehensive in scope with an integral portion being a process of consultation.
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.
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.
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).
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:
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:
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,