Contact Us

Research and Innovation (R&I) is responsible for the promotion and advancement of research across McGill and serves the research community in a variety of ways, from supporting grant applications to driving McGill's innovation agenda. Please be advised that during Summer 2016, International Relations will be moving to the purview of the Office of the Provost. Contact information for International Relations will remain on this page during the transition. We look forward to speaking with you.

Research and Innovation is comprised of several units, working together internally and with external groups, to provide the best service to McGill's research community. To learn more about the services provided by a specific unit or to contact a particular team member, please see "Unit Descriptions and Contacts." General inquiries should be directed to the contacts listed below:


Office of the Vice-Principal (R&I)

James Administration, Room 419
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4
Tel.: 514-398-3991
Fax: 514-398-8257

research.vprir [at] mcgill.ca (General inquiries)

*For a complete staff listing, click on the Unit Descriptions and Contact tab above


Office of Sponsored Research

James Administration, Room 208
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4
Tel.: 514-398-3996
Fax: 514-398-4853

info.osr [at] mcgill.ca (General inquiries)

*For a complete staff listing, click on the Unit Descriptions and Contact tab above


Research Ethics and Compliance Office

James Administration, Room 325
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4
Tel.: 514-398-2267
Fax: 514-398-4644

darwin [at] mcgill.ca (Darwin-related inquiries) 

animalcare [at] mcgill.ca (Animal care inquiries) 

deanna.collin [at] mcgill.ca (Human ethics inquiries)

*For a complete staff listing, click on the Unit Descriptions and Contact tab above

 

Leadership

 

   

Professor Martha Crago

Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

James Administration, Room 419
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4

Tel: 514-398-2995

Email: martha.crago [at] mcgill.ca 

Professor Nancy Ross

Associate Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

James Administration, Room 419
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4

Tel: 514-398-3418

Email: avpross.vpri [at] mcgill.ca

Professor Anne McKinney

Associate Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

James Administration, Room 419
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4

Tel: 514-398-5626

Email: avpmckinney.vprir [at] mcgill.ca

Angelique Mannella

Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships

James Administration, Room 429
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4

Tel: 514-398-1447

Email: angelique.mannella [at] mcgill.ca

 

Please click on the "+" to learn more about the services provided by a specific unit, or to identify the contact information for a particular team member.

View the R&I Organizational Chart

Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) 

Finance, Human Resources, and Communications

Theresearch.vprir [at] mcgill.ca ( Finance, Human Resources and Communications Unit) provides central services to the entire R&I team and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of R&I. These services include Finance, HR, and administrative support for the VP, AVPs and Directors. In addition, the Unit provides support for internal and external communications and organizes a wide variety of events.

NAME                                                       TITLE 514-398-XXXX
brett.hooton [at] mcgill.ca (Hooton, Brett) Director, Office of the Vice-Principal (R&I)                                             8585
ourania.atsaidis [at] mcgill.ca (Atsaidis, Ourania (Rania))            Administrative Officer 2445
danielle.berrut [at] mcgill.ca (Berrut, Danielle ) Assistant to the Vice-Principal 7224
jing.hu [at] mcgill.ca (Hu, Jing) Administrative Coordinator 1876
karen.kinsella [at] mcgill.ca (Kinsella, Karen) Administrative Coordinator 7078
celesti.kozub [at] mcgill.ca (Kozub, Celesti) Secretary 3991
amanda.testani [at] mcgill.ca (Testani, Amanda) Communications Associate 4893
meaghan.thurston [at] mcgill.ca (Thurston, Meaghan) Communications Officer 3400
lorraine.torpy [at] mcgill.ca (Torpy, Lorraine) Events Officer 3992
tina.venetis [at] mcgill.ca (Venetis, Tina) Financial Officer 2110

Strategic Initiatives

The Strategic Initiatives unit is responsible for policy and planning related to research initiatives of strategic importance for the University. The team also provides support and resources for development of applications for large-scale and complex research projects, with focus on Canada Foundation for Innovation, Canada Research Chairs, large-scale networks, platforms and research centres.

NAME                                                                                     TITLE                     514-398-XXXX
Öhrvall, Kristina Director, Strategic Initiatives 6000
Policy and Planning    
chelsea.cavanagh [at] mcgill.ca (Cavanagh, Chelsea) Strategic Initiatives Advisor 4994
anne-marie.durocher [at] mcgill.ca (Durocher, Anne-Marie) Senior Analyst, Policy and Planning 2368
beatriz.osorio [at] mcgill.ca (Osorio, Beatriz) Research Advisor 6062
linda.rice [at] mcgill.ca (Rice, Linda) Administrative Assistant 4820
Institutional Initiatives    
nathalie.foisset [at] mcgill.ca (Foisset, Nathalie) Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives 8965
josie.cinelli [at] mcgill.ca (Cinelli, Josie) CFI Finance Grants Officer 5396
TBD Senior Advisor, CFI Research Development TBD
minodora.iordan [at] mcgill.ca (Iordan, Minodora (Dora)) Senior Advisor, Research Development (Natural Sciences and Engineering) 3648
tracy-ann.leith [at] mcgill.ca (Leith, Tracy-Ann) Administrative Coordinator 7873
guillaume.lesage [at] mcgill.ca (Lesage, Guillaume) Grants Officer 5006
randall.little [at] mcgill.ca (Little, Randall) Senior Advisor, CFI-CRC 8209
ada.sijercic [at] mcgill.ca (Sijercic, Ada) Grants Officer 1583
romina.teran [at] mcgill.ca (Teran Gandolfo, Romina) Senior Budget and Financial Officer 6786
michael.verwey [at] mcgill.ca (Verwey, Michael) Senior Advisor, Research Development (Biomedical and Health Sciences) 2296

Office of Sponsored Research

Administration and Awards Management

The awards.osr [at] mcgill.ca (Awards Management team) provides a wide range of services as they relate to award (grants and agreements) activation, including delineation of award parameters and terms that govern funded projects.  The Awards team works closely with Research Financial Management Services (RFMS) to ensure prompt Fund opening and assists with any necessary post-award adjustments and follow-ups.  They also handle subgrant agreements to McGill investigators and issue subgrant agreements to external collaborators. The Data Management team is responsible for logging all grants and agreements in OSR’s InfoEd database records, ensuring activation of awarded standard Tri-Agency grants and assisting with some post-award record maintenance such as no-cost extensions.  They also maintain filing/archiving needs as well as provide administrative support to OSR. The Research Information Systems and Reporting team ensures InfoEd data quality, meets internal and external reporting needs, maintains information systems (such as InfoEd and Inteum) and provides IT support to all the OVP-RIR.
NAME                                                                                       TITLE   514-398-XXXX  
olga.naiberguer [at] mcgill.ca (Naiberguer, Olga) Director, Office of Sponsored Research 3488
Awards Management    
General Award / Post-award Inquiries awards.osr [at] mcgill.ca  
martyn.liness [at] mcgill.ca (Liness, Martyn) Interim Associate Director, Awards Management 8915
maria.capizzi [at] mcgill.ca (Capizzi, Maria) Awards Officer 5114
rosa.maria.greco [at] mcgill.ca (Greco, Rosa Maria) Awards Officer 1887
linda.lk.kemp [at] mcgill.ca (Kemp, Linda) Awards Officer 3592
florise.lam.tsang.on [at] mcgill.ca (Lam Tsang On, Florise) Awards Officer 3592
france.lariviere [at] mcgill.ca (Larivière, France) Administrative Coordinator 5211
melanie.pepin [at] mcgill.ca (Pepin, Melanie) Senior Awards and Compliance Officer 3283
Data Management    
timothy.capper [at] mcgill.ca (Capper, Timothy) Administrative Coordinator 5565
erin.keenan [at] mcgill.ca (Keenan, Erin) Administrative Coordinator 3996
leisa.smith [at] mcgill.ca (Smith, Leisa) Senior Administrative Coordinator 3178
barbara.wong [at] mcgill.ca (Wong, Barbara) Administrative Coordinator 3997
Research Information Systems and Reporting    
janie.kwan [at] mcgill.ca (Kwan, Janie) Director, Research Information Systems and Reporting                                                    8956
ken.wong [at] mcgill.ca (Wong, Ken) Research Database Officer 5182
jeffrey.zhu [at] mcgill.ca (Zhu, Jeffrey) Research Database Administrator 8812

Grants and Agreements

Three sector-specific teams (Biomedical and Health Sciences (BHS), Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE) and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)) are responsible for all processes and support related to the submission of grant applications and competitive bids as well as the review and negotiation of contracts and agreements. All nomination-based prizes and awards applications are also handled in the info.osr [at] mcgill.ca (Grants and Agreements) portfolio.

Name                                                                                                                                         TITLE                                                                          514-398-XXXX                   
olga.naiberguer [at] mcgill.ca (Naiberguer, Olga) Director, Office of Sponsored Research 3488
lauren.clark [at] mcgill.ca (Clark, Lauren) Sponsored Research Advisor 4880
vera.milbradt [at] mcgill.ca (Milbradt, Vera) Research Administrative Officer (Internal Research Programs) 3790
jana.porubska [at] mcgill.ca (Porubska, Jana) Senior Grants and Agreements Officer
  • Export control, controlled goods, industrial security
  • CRIAQ, CARIC, CMC Eletronics, IRAP
8667
Biomedical and Health Sciences (BHS)    
giovanna.sebastiani [at] mcgill.ca (Sebastiani, Giovanna) Associate Director, Grants and Agreements  6138
rina.cohen [at] mcgill.ca (Cohen, Rina) Grants Officer
  • Provincial programs (FRQS, etc.), Mitacs, foundations
7187
genevieve.despars [at] mcgill.ca (Despars, Genevieve) Senior Grants and Agreements Officer
  • Team grants, networks, industry-funded research
4843
daina.leimanis [at] mcgill.ca (Leimanis, Daina) Grants Officer
  • Neurology-related programs
1728
martyn.liness [at] mcgill.ca (Liness, Martyn) (on developmental assignment) Grants and Agreements Officer
  • International programs (IDRC, Global Affairs, US Federal, EU, etc.)
  • Industry-funded research
8915
andrea.mimee [at] mcgill.ca (Mimee, Andrea) Grants Officer
  • CIHR, NIH, cancer-related programs
5184
dalia.soliman [at] mcgill.ca (Soliman, Dalia) Grants Administrator 1389
Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE)    
ouessou.aidara [at] mcgill.ca (Aidara, Ouessou Cherif) Associate Director, Grants and Agreements  3356
kaila.folinsbee [at] mcgill.ca (Folinsbee, Kaila) Senior Grants and Agreements Officer
  • Team grants, networks, industry-funded research (large corporations), PWGSC
  • Faculty of Engineering
3333
alison.glaser [at] mcgill.ca (Glaser, Alison) Grants and Agreements Officer
  • Provincial programs (FRQNT, consortia, etc.), industry-funded research (SMEs)
  • Faculty of Engineering
5406
danny.leung [at] mcgill.ca (Leung, Danny) Grants Officer
  • NSERC (Discovery, RTI, Engage, Connect)
  • Mitacs, foundations
2275
david.nguyen2 [at] mcgill.ca (Nguyen, David) Senior Grants and Agreements Officer
  • Team grants, networks, industry-funded research (large corporations), PWGSC
  • Faculty of Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
8707
agnes.wong2 [at] mcgill.ca (Wong, Agnes) Grants and Agreements Officer
  • Provincial programs (FRQNT, consortia, etc.), industry-funded research (SMEs)
  • Faculty of Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
3102
TBA Grants Administrator TBA
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)    
rupa.narasimhadevara [at] mcgill.ca (Narasimhadevara, Rupa) Associate Director, Grants and Agreements
  • Team grants, networks, industry funded research
7105
jennifer.callaghan [at] mcgill.ca (Callaghan, Jennifer) Grants Administrator 3256
meredith.chatman [at] mcgill.ca (Chatman, Meredith) Prizes and Awards Officer 3218
maureen.donato [at] mcgill.ca (Donato, Maureen) Grants Officer
  • SSHRC, FRQSC, SSH-related foundations, Mitacs (Faculty of Arts)
2141
joanna.mastalerek [at] mcgill.ca (Mastalerek, Joanna) Grants Officer
  • SSHRC, FRQSC, SSH-related foundations, Mitacs (Education, Law, Music, Management)
7300
michelle.picard-aitken [at] mcgill.ca (Picard-Aitken, Michelle) Grants and Agreements Officer
  • International Programs, collaborative initiatives
3348

Office of Innovation and Partnerships 

The Innovation and Partnerships Team

The Innovation and Partnerships team focuses on building McGill's innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem through supporting services and strategic partnerships within Canada and abroad. The team includes technology transfer managers, patent and licensing specialists, innovation associates, and entrepreneurial leaders focused on partnerships and program development for students and researchers.

 

NAME                                                                                                                                               TITLE                                                                                                                                                                                     514-398-XXXX                      
mark.weber2 [at] mcgill.ca (Weber, Mark) Associate Director, Technology Transfer 8949
lea.cameron [at] mcgill.ca (Cameron, Lea) Senior Advisor, Innovation Strategy On Leave
eduardo.ganemcuenca [at] mcgill.ca (Ganem Cuenca, Eduardo) Advisor, Entrepreneurship 8779
georgia.kalavritinos [at] mcgill.ca (Kalavritinos, Georgia) Administrator 5898
alexander.munro [at] mcgill.ca (Munro, Alexander) Technology Transfer Manager, Physical Sciences 8946
nadia.nour [at] mcgill.ca (Nour, Nadia) Technology Transfer Manager, Life Sciences (Affiliated Hospitals)

(514) 340-8222
ext 8321

olivia.novac [at] mcgill.ca (Novac, Olivia) Technology Transfer Manager, Life Sciences (Faculty of Medicine)  5887
nancy.penate [at] mcgill.ca (Penate, Nancy) Patent Portfolio Manager 8462
astrid.reimann [at] mcgill.ca (Reimann, Astrid) Technology Transfer Manager, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences 7556
kathleen.wilken [at] mcgill.ca (Wilken, Kathleen) Financial Officer 3964
derrick.wong [at] mcgill.ca (Wong, Derrick) Technology Transfer Manager (Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science) 5858
michelle.yu2 [at] mcgill.ca (Yu, Michelle) Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer TBD

Office of Research Ethics and Compliance

Animal Compliance

animalcare [at] mcgill.ca (The Animal Compliance) Office provides advice on compliance in research and teaching projects that involve animal subjects. The unit supports the Animal Care Program for McGill University and its Affliated Hospitals Research Institutes. For more information about the Animal Care Program please visit this website. 

NAME                                                                                     TITLE                                                                                                                        514-398-XXXX    
suzanne.smith [at] mcgill.ca (Smith, Suzanne) Director, Animal Compliance 2837
jennifer.henri2 [at] mcgill.ca (Henri, Jennifer) Animal Care Training Advisor 2639
Lalande, Claude Assistant Director, Animal Compliance 7198
lucy.lombardo [at] mcgill.ca (Lombardo, Lucy) Administrative Coordinator 7394
Morocutti, Bruna Quality Assistance Advisor - Animal Compliance 3236
Santamaria, Sabina Ethics Review Administrator - Animal Compliance 5655

Research with Human Participants

deanna.collin [at] mcgill.ca (Research involving humans) conducted at, or under the auspices of McGill University requires prior ethics review and approval by a McGill sanctioned Research Ethics Board(REB).  There are 5  campus REBs as well as the REBs of affiliated institutions.  This office provides guidance on policies and procedures and manages the ethics review process for the following REBs: REB-I, II, III and the FAES REB. For more information about research involving humans please visit this website. 

NAME                                                                                                      TITLE                                                                                                                                                 514-398-XXXX           
McNeil, Lynda Associate Director, Research Ethics 6831
Collin, Deanna Ethics Review Administrator 6193
lucy.lombardo [at] mcgill.ca (Lombardo, Lucy) Administrative Coordinator 7394