QCBS symposium and workshop series – Detailed application guidelines

Please send you application to the QCBS as a single PDF file containing the entire application.

Applications should be emailed to philippe.auzel@mcgill.ca.

Symposium and workshop award application must contain the following items:

Cover letter (maximum 1 page / less than 400 words)

Cover letter should include the following information:

  • Contact information: First and last name, Academic institution, FRQNT Personal Identification Number (PIN, to be obtained from https://www.fqr.gouv.qc.ca/pls/cv/NIP.ins?pOrg=NT ), email address, phone contact.
  • The topic and aim of the proposed seminar or workshop and the expected invited speaker(s).
  • The information on the expected collaboration and connections by the network at the occasion of the seminar or workshop

Description of the proposed seminar or workshop (> 1 page, or ~400 words maximum);

Please indicate the title of the proposed seminar or workshop and the importance of the proposed topic with respect to QCBS research axes.

Briefly describe how this seminar or workshop will be beneficial for the acquisition and sharing of knowledge by graduate, post-doctoral, faculty within the QCBS network and be of interest for QCBS partners from governments and other institutions.

Link with QCBS research axes and themes (> 1 page, or ~400 words maximum);

Briefly explain how the proposed seminar or workshop is related to the QCBS program and how the proposed event theme is: i) aligned with the mission, vision, and values of QCBS, ii) reflects the QCBS’s research themes and axes, iii) engages a significant audience within the QCBS.

Detailed program for the proposed seminar or workshop (maximum 1 page)

Provide a program and schedule of the syposium or workshop showing the main activity plus any pre or post event activities. Provide information on the expected involvement of other researchers (QCBS and not QCBS) and of grad students and postdoctoral fellows. Give a short description of the outcomes with indicators of success: number participants, etc. Provide an idea of the schedule for the main and side activities.

Table X: seminar or workshop program and schedule

Activity Students/Postdocs involved Expected outcoume Indicator Schedule

Estimated budget (maximum 1 page)

Provide a budget according to your activity plan. The budget should be in the form of a table showing all the costs of the symposium or workshop. The amount requested column shows the amount of fund you are applying and other sources of funding with their origin. Please use the following table as a template.

Table X: Sample table for requesting extra funding.

Item Cost/unit # of units Total cost Amount requested Identify other funding sources
From QCBS From other sources

 CV of the applicant and of the speakers

Please attach a copy of the applicant’s short CV as well as those of the invited speakers, including the QCBS speakers.