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Outreach Session: Engaging industry - Establishing industrial and international collaborations with Mitacs’ programs

James Administration Building, Room 301 Montreal, QC, CA

The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to invite faculty members and graduate students to an outreach session focusing on the available programs sponsored by Mitacs which offers financial assistance to students interested in undertaking resea

FY16 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting - PRESENTATION NOW AVAILABLE!

This message is sent on behalf of Cristiane Tinmouth, Associate Vice-Principal and Controller, Financial Services.

Dear colleagues,

The PRESENTATION, AGENDA and MEMO are available on the Financial Services website using the undernoted link:


Thank you

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Published: 5Apr2016

Submitting an Expense Report - "new" Expense Items added

This message is sent on behalf of Julie Ghayad, Director Finance Infrastructure and Transaction Services, Financial Services

Dear Colleagues,

In order to better classify receipts when submitting expense reimbursements through Minerva, additional expense items have been added.  The following now appear in the Expense item drop down menu:

Expense item


Published: 4Apr2016

Banner/Minerva/AX upgrade completed!

The scheduled upgrade of Banner/Minerva is completed and related systems are now open!

Please restart your browser before accessing INB.

If you encounter any issues using Minerva, Banner, AX or other systems, contact the IT Service Desk.

INB Administrative users: Please refer to these related pages on the web and in the IT Knowledge Base:

Published: 4Apr2016

Month of March Closing Delayed (Banner Upgrade)

Good Day,

Please note that due to the Banner Upgrade, the month of March will not be closing according to the usual month end schedule. March 2016 is scheduled to be closed on April 11th. An email notification will be sent when financial statements are ready to be picked up in Minerva.

During the Banner Upgrade, starting at noon on April 1st and ending at noon on April 5th, Banner and Minerva will be unavailable. More information is available in the IT Knowledge Base.

Thank you.

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Published: 29Mar2016

Announcement: Social Sciences and Humanities New Funding Alert Newletter


Dear Researchers,

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve research services, the Office of Sponsored Research is  pleased to announce the launch of a new interface to promote research funding opportunities in the social sciences and humanities.

Published: 10Mar2016

Grantwriting Tips and Tools: Best Practices for Successful Grant Applications

James Administration Building, Room 301 Montreal, QC, CA

The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to present a new information session aimed at providing social sciences and humanities researchers with helpful advice and strategies for preparing and writing successful grant applications.

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of February 2016

To all Finance users,

The month of February 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva.

This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

Published: 8Mar2016

Michael W. Davidson, a Success in Microscopes and Neckwear, Dies at 65

"Mr. Davidson, who died on Dec. 24 at 65, used sophisticated microscopes to create stunning, psychedelic images of crystallized substances like DNA and hormones, and he contributed to Nobel Prize-honored research about the inner workings of cells. His images were on the covers of scientific journals and, as unlikely as it might seem, on neckwear" states the NY Times.

Read the full New York Times article here.

Published: 1Mar2016

Information Session | Mitacs Funding Opportunities for Social Sciences and Humanities

James Administration Building 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA



Mitacs Funding Opportunities for the Social Sciences and Humanities