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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

Updated Templates for Research Associates’ & Assistants’ Appointments, Reappointments and Postings

Sent on behalf of Labour & Employee Relations, Human Resources Updated Templates for Research Associates’ & Assistants’ Appointments, Reappointments and Postings As part of the implementation of the AMURE collective agreements, we recently distributed and placed on our website templates of offer letters for Research Associates, Regular Research Assistants and Casual Research Assistants. Based on the input of users, we are now issuing updated versions of these offer letters in both English and French.

Published on : 25 Jun 2013

AMURE Template Letters of Offer for Research Associates & Research Assistants

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.hr@mcgill.ca.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty
Published on : 16 May 2013

AMURE message to research supervisors

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.hr@mcgill.ca.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 May 2013

Office of Sponsored Research reopens in James Building

Research and International Relations is pleased to announce that the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has returned to the James Administration Building, as of Monday, May 13, 2013. Due to extensive flooding in the James Building in February, McGill temporarily relocated OSR staff off campus. Thank you for your support, patience, and flexibility during the period while we were displaced. If you have questions, please contact the OSR at 514-398-3996 or by email. 

Published on : 13 May 2013

Delegate Temporary Signing Authority Menu

As previously communicated, the Tri-Agency (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR) conducted a financial monitoring review at McGill in 2010 that now requires us to address significant concerns pertaining to the management of grant funds – more specifically, elements of McGill’s control framework for the administration of grant funds. A Steering Committee and Advisory Committee at McGill were created to direct and validate solutions proposed by the Tri-Agency Response Implementation Group (TRIG) to address the Tri-Agency recommendations.

Published on : 07 May 2013