Overview and context
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.
Recognizing early-career researchers
Mandate and purpose
The Research Advisory Council (RAC) is the primary body to the Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations (VPRIR) and is consulted on University-wide research related dossiers under the portfolio of Research and International activities at McGill. Although RAC is not a formal sub-committee of the Academic Policy Committee (APC), it reports to APC on matters such as research policy and the creation of new research centres.
Peter Grütter is a professor of physics at McGill University. In June 2013, he became Chair of the Department of Physics, after serving as Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Education, for the Faculty of Science for four years.