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Dr Aditya Pai, Seminar Series

Thu, 2015-01-22 11:30 - 12:30
Duff Medical Building : Amphitheater, 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: Free

“Watson, cognitive computing for healthcare”

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Contact: Patrick Ritchie
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-7492
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Bombardier among companies using legal tax havens at expense of home country

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:41

The problem is not that Bombardier Inc. played a complex shell game since at least 2010 by refinancing and redirecting US$500 million of its financing activities to Luxembourg, a notorious tax haven.
... Ken Lester, adjunct professor of finance at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said in an interview that “this is a social thing we have to resolve.”

Source Site: /desautels

Phishing scam: "Subject: Faculty And Staff Mailbox Alert."

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:30

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Faculty And Staff Mailbox Alert.". The message says that your password will expire in the next 2 days and asks you to log on to a fraudulent website to validate your e-mail address and password. A sample of the email is shown below.

Please DO NOT click on the link. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email.

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The Elusiveness of Leadership

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:27

When your correspondent entered the leadership field in the early nineties, not long after starting work as a middle manager, the economy was rebounding from a recession and a new buzz around leadership was emerging. Fueled by the writings of a growing cast of respected thinkers, this buzz not only re-introduced the writings of such luminaries as Peter Drucker, Mary Parker Follett and Jay Forrester, but also sought to explore the interconnection between leadership and management.

Source Site: /desautels

The Next Big Thing In Business Education

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:26

Everyone is looking to start-ups in Silicon Valley to find the next big thing in the business world, but what if the next big thing in business education isn’t coming from a start-up or even a big name school in the US, but from established institutions in Europe.

Source Site: /desautels

The social media trend you may have missed

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:23

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, December , 2014

Source Site: /desautels

Cuba moves could drive Canadian tourism

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:21

Cuba has always held a certain allure for the traveller: the music, the food, the beaches and even the cigars.
... McGill University business professor Karl Moore said that while Canadian sun seekers won’t likely feel an immediate impact from the news, he expects U.S. companies will begin to think about investing there.

Read full article: Our Windsor, December 17, 2014

Source Site: /desautels

Dr Jianguo (Jeff) Xia, Seminar Series

Thu, 2015-03-26 11:30 - 12:30
Duff Medical Building : Amphitheater, 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: Free

"An integrated approach to understanding host, parasite and gut microbiota interactions"

Contact Information

Contact: Patrick Ritchie
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-7492
Source Site: /microimm
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In the news: Dr. Michael Meaney speaks about the environment and genes predisposed to delinquency

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:24

To listen to Dr. Michael Meaney speak about how the environment plays a role in the expression of certain genes predisposed to delinquency, please click the following link.

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/les_annees_lumiere/2014-2015/chronique.asp?idChronique=358663

Source Site: /psychiatry

Graduate Admissions System (GAP R0) maintenance - December 23 to January 19

Tue, 2014-12-23 16:00 - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:00

Please note that the archived Graduate Admissions System (GAP R0) will be unavailable from 4 pm Tuesday, December 23 to 4 pm Monday, January 19.

The GAP R0 system was the initial version of uApply, which is now only used by backend administrators. This closure will allow more system resources to support the new uApply system, which is used by current applicants to McGill's graduate programs. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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