Funding opportunity for new and continuing International Students. To be eligible, the applicant must be conducting research in Sustainability Sciences, and be a citizen of one of the IDB member countries. Students must apply online through the IDB portal and are required to upload their official McGill Offer of Admission letter obtained via uApply. If your Unit is considering offering admission to students who are eligible for this funding opportunity, we ask that you complete the recommendation process as soon as possible. This will allow enough time for the student to apply for this opportunity before the February 28, 2019 deadline.

Course Offering – Mouse Development, Stem Cells and Cancer

Offered by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, this intensive lecture and laboratory course is designed for scientists interested in using mouse models to study mammalian development, stem cells and cancer. The lecture portion of the course, taught by leaders in the field, provides the conceptual basis for contemporary research in embryogenesis, organogenesis in development and disease, embryonic, adult and induced pluripotent stem cells and cancer biology. Takes place June 5-24, 2019 at Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Application deadline March 1, 2019.

Career Development and Professional Skills for Research Trainees

Presented by the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training of the RI-MUHC (McGill trainees who are not part of the RI-MUHC are welcome to attend most events and activities).

Sessions include Peer Career Groups: for trainees who want to explore possible careers for health scientists and researchers, Preparing Winning Scholarships and Fellowships, and Developing Your Soft Skills For Today and Tomorrow in an Interconnected Society.

For more information and to register for sessions, click here


This fall, Graphos is offering 1-credit, pass/fail courses designed to help students develop clear and coherent manuscripts and oral presentations. Several courses are available and Doctoral students and many Master’s students can take the courses without extra fees, thanks to the University’s tuition sponsorship program. To see the list of courses see here for more detail.