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Under the leadership of the Vice-Principal, Martha Crago, Research and Innovation (R+I) promotes and advances research across McGill, through service to the research community.


About Page

Research and Innovation (R+I) is responsible for the promotion and advancement of research across McGill and serves the research community in a variety of ways. Specifically, R+I directs the University’s overall institutional research mandate, manages the support services framework for research initiatives, and oversees outreach to key international institutions.

Throughout the R+I portfolio, particular emphasis is placed on the cultivation, development and support of interdisciplinary research initiatives and innovation.

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Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

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Deputy Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

Learn more about VP R+I's focus on research and innovation through our strategic research plan. 

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Research Advisory Council

The Research Advisory Council (RAC) is the primary advising body to the Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) (VPRI) and is consulted on University-wide research dossiers under the portfolio of Research and Innovation activities at McGill.

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Partners and Centres

The combination of McGill and and the research centres affiliated with the university creates a nexus of researchers, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows pursuing the next vital steps in every area of research imaginable.