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This page features research and funding resources for SIS faculty.


Research Support

Research Services for Arts: first point of contact for Faculty members for research support related to: initiatives, networking and grants.

McGill Office of Sponsored Research: OSR provides comprehensive information, services and support to members of the McGill research community in their pursuit and management of funding.


In addition, the McGill Library provides a range of research-related services as outlined in the McGill Library's Faculty Guidebook (see the Library's Teaching Services page for the most current edition). As outlined in the Guidebook:

  • Liaison librarians can help track information on particular topics, locate difficult to find information for you, and can assist with resources required for the preparation of research funding applications.
  • You will wish to publish your research in journals which are well-read and highly cited. Librarians can help you locate the most appropriate editors to approach.
  • The Library will help you to share knowledge through the Univesity's Digital Repository Program.


Hiring Research Assistants

Contact the Administrative Office for more information. 2013/14 contact: Cathy Venetico.


Paper Presentation Grants

McGill's Paper Presentation Grant Program allocates SSHRC funds through a competitive application process to McGill faculty members for travel expenses incurred in the presentation of research communications at academic conferences. See the program page for details, deadlines, and forms.


Professional Development

Eligible academic staff may apply for professional development funds for specified scholarly activities (and more) through McGill's Professional Development for Eligible Academics program.

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