“I am Breathing” documents the harsh reality of ALS on the life of Neil Platt, a vibrant young man who becomes paralyzed from the neck down. The film is "a tale of fun and laughs with a smattering of upset and devastation" (Neil Platt). In June 2013, the film was screened globally as an effort to raise awareness for ALS.
A light lunch will be served. To attend, please RSVP by November 28 to deborah [dot] rashcovsky [at] mcgill [dot] ca or 514-398-6047.
Student evaluations, a site of workplace micro-aggression: A metasynthesis of Qualitative Research
More of the same Haitian Schools means much more mess for Haiti
Speaker: Pierre Lubin
Counteracting Epistemic Totalitarianism and Weakening Mental Rigidities: The Emancipatory Nature of Wonderment
Speaker: Nassim Noroozi
Dr Vania Jimenez interviewed in l'Actualité médicale - Clinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patient
Clinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patient
(in French only)
Studying Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relationship building in the intercultural speaking event: Proposed research and initial findings
Speaker: Stephen Peters
Incentives for Global Health's (IGH) mission is to increase access to essential medicines through our flagship proposal, the Health Impact Fund (HIF). Millions of people suffer and die each year from neglected diseases because pharmaceutical companies sell their patented drugs at hugely marked-up prices. These companies are incentivized by the international intellectual property system to develop drugs for ailments that affect primarily affluent people who can afford these exorbitant drugs.
A comparative research on the mandatory religious literacy curriculum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and Modesto, California.
Speaker: Alice Chan
Speaker: Marcia Malcolm
DISETalks! is a well-attended forum for members of the DISE community, both students and faculty, to come together and share their work on research and/or pedagogy. In DISE we are fortunate to have a group of students and faculty who use a wide range of research and pedagogical approaches and methodologies. DISETalks! celebrates this diversity and aims to provide a forum for members of the DISE community to share and to learn from one another.
Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.