The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) promotes the advancement of research at McGill by supporting the community through all stages of the research administration process. The OSR team assists McGill researchers in securing and managing their research funding from granting agencies, foundations, governments, and other not-for-profit sponsors through regular outreach, advice and resources for application development, agreement negotiation, award implementation, and coordination with sponsors and research partners.
Contact OSR for more information on the services and support available to McGill researchers, and to discuss your research plans.
Proposal Development and Submission
Proposal Approval/ Signature
OSR ensures compliance with important internal requirements for institutional approval and signature before submission
Award Approval and Management
OSR reviews and negotiates research-related contracts and agreements with granting agencies, foundations, governments, and other not-for-profit sponsors
OSR communicates award parameters to successful applicants, and ensures all requirements are met before approving the creation of a research Fund
OSR negotiates and implements sub-agreements when required to receive funding from partners, or to transfer funds to partner institutions
Monitoring and Compliance
OSR monitors changes to researcher status/continuing eligibility, award parameters, and ethics certification for the duration of your research funding