VP (Research and International Relations) news
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.
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
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,
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.