FRQNT Research Support for New Academics Grants Info Session


The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is pleased to invite McGill researchers and administrators to an information session on fonds de recherche - Nature et technologies (FRQNT) - Research Support for New Academics Grants.

This session will be hosted on Zoom – link and password will be provided to those who RSVP.

The purpose of this program is to foster a new generation of researchers within the university research and teaching community by assisting new researchers who have just launched their academic career to become established as independent researchers and become competitive nationally and internationally. The program also seeks to strengthen the research system by encouraging new researchers to develop original avenues of research.

Researchers with projects in the natural sciences, mathematical sciences and engineering who are planning to apply to the upcoming FRQNT Research Support for New Academics competition (2023-2024) are encouraged to attend this information session, which will include:

  • A presentation about the objectives and application requirements of the FRQNT Research Support for New Academics Grants by Biljana Vasilevska, Grants and Agreements Officer OSR;
  • A presentation on tips and best practices for preparing a successful FRQNT application by Prof. Mehran Dastmalchi (Department of Plant Science).
  • A question and answer period where participants will be encouraged to raise any questions they may have about the program or the application process.

Those who are unable to attend or who wish to provide their questions in advance are invited to send their inquiries to biljana.vasilevska [at] (Biljana Vasilevska) in advance so that they may be covered during the session.

Registration is closed. Contact Kathleen Therrien (kathleen.therrien [at] to attend.

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