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ResearchMatch Joint Application

ResearchMatch Joint Application

1. Update the initial project creation in the Joint proposal webform (below)

Things that change:

  • Abstract (0.5 pages maximum)
  • Project Description (3 pages maximum including figures) (Note: length should be longer than initial description)

- Division of the project description can be organized around the selection criteria and include the following sections but not limited to: i) Background ii) Project Objectives & Aims iii) Project Implications iv) Future directions

- Figures can be uploaded 

  • Description of datasets to be used
  • Explain why you see this as a collaborative research project and what you hope to gain from the collaboration. Highlight any potential of the proposed work to progress to a competitive funding application. Precise whether this is a new project for which you have no funding yet or a large project that is already funded, in this case, indicate what this funding will allow you to achieve.


2. Attach the CV of the collaborator in the ResearchMatch portal.


Note: The faculty member that created the initial project is responsible for submitting the finalized project.


Evaluation criteria for joint proposals are:

  • One biological or clinical researcher and one data scientist who haven’t worked together before
  • Scientific excellence
  • Feasibility
  • Evidence of synergy in the proposed collaboration
  • Potential of the proposed work to progress to other funding competitions
  • Relevance to other McGill initiatives will also be considered
  • Impact of the collaboration in the laboratory setting



ResearchMatch Joint Application 


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