An interview with McGill Vice-Principal (Research & Innovation) Martha Crago on the importance of fundamental research.
To support and enhance a cohesive university-wide environment of research excellence where faculty are inspired and challenged to push the boundaries of knowledge creation. To stimulate research leaders in Canada and around the world to partner with us in the advancement of knowledge discovery and the translation of discoveries into tangible benefits for society internationally. To be the voice of the research community at McGill and, in all ways, ensure the optimal and effective use of intellectual, financial and physical resources to foster an environment of research excellence throughout the university.
To be the premier research-intensive university in Canada and to be seen as a key partner in the development and advancement of national and international research and technology initiatives. To be leaders in the creation of a research environment that is second to none globally for the advancement of socially relevant research that dominates the world stage.