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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.

[Message sent out over the FIS Listserv]

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

13Apr201614:00
to
16:00
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

11Mar201610:00
to
11:30
James Administration Building 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

 

 

Mitacs Funding Opportunities for the Social Sciences and Humanities

Banner/Minerva and AX Imaging upgrade April 2016

This spring, McGill University will be upgrading Banner, the University’s enterprise repository of data for administrative systems, including Student Records, Human Resources, Finance and Student Aid.

Starting at noon on Friday, April 1
Ending at noon on Tuesday, April 5

Banner and Minerva will be unavailable during this period, and several major services including:

Published: 15Feb2016

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of January 2016

To all Finance users,

The month of January 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: 9Feb2016

Reimbursement of Expenses Policy Update - Advances: P2.1 & G3.1

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

 

Dear Colleagues,

The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify who is eligible to request and receive Travel Advances. Sections P2.1 and G3.1 have been revised to include the text in bold below:

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P2.1. Travel Advances may be obtained for third party prepayments, out-of-pocket expenses that are required to be paid in advance of the trip, and for expenses to be incurred during the trip

Published: 5Feb2016

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