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Andrea Courey talks about granola, entrepreneurship and compassion

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:50

Andrea Courey (BCom’82) was newly divorced, with three kids to feed and no money in the bank when she started Grandma Emily’s Granola. She credits her BCom education with giving her the tools she needed to get through the early days of her business, but notes that real-world experience is a very different thing than classroom knowledge.

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Gender bias hits male managers in female-stereotyped jobs

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:39

A new study co-authored by Desautels Professor Laura Doering looks at the role gender played in missed payments at a microfinance bank.

What the authors discovered was that clients who associated their bank manager’s job as a “female” role were more likely to miss payments. In a wider sense, male managers tend to enjoy less authority when filling a job that was previously done by a woman.

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Worried about job automation? Not so fast…

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:30

Dire predictions about the impending robot-worker invasion abound. It seems like every day, academics and other thought-leaders trot out statistics about how many jobs are going to be vaporized by technology.

Well, new research from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation suggests otherwise. While not all jobs are safe, there are many tasks that robots just can’t do — and technology also creates jobs, though admittedly not as many as it eliminates.

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2016-17 Desautels Teaching Awards

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:21

Congratulations to Professor Juan Serpa and Professor Sujata Madan who have been selected as the recipients of the 2016-17 Desautels Faculty Teaching Award for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching, respectively. 

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Vrinda Narain awarded the 2017 Gonthier Fellowship

Wed, 2017-05-17 11:56

Professor Vrinda Narain is the recipient of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice’s 2017 Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship. She will present results of her research project entitled “Difference and Inclusion: Reframing Multiculturalism and Reasonable Accommodation” at CIAJ’s Annual Conference on diversity this fall.

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FRSQ Competition results 2017-2018

Wed, 2017-05-17 11:51

Congratulations to the FRSQ Competition 2017-2018 winners!

Dr. Xiangfei Meng
Dr. Jamie Near
Dr. Brett Thombs

Chercheurs-bousiers cliniciens
Dr. Michael Bodnar
Dr. Eduardo Chachamovich
Dr. Tuong-Vi Nguyen
Dr. Soham Rej
Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto

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CIHR Fall 2016 Project Grant and Bridge Grant results

Wed, 2017-05-17 11:47

Congratulations to the CIHR 2016 Project Grant and Bridge Grant winners!

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International Aviation Club of Montreal Business Luncheon with Dr. Fang Liu, Secretary-General of ICAO

Thu, 2017-06-22 12:00 - 14:00
Plaza Centre-Ville Convention Centre : (Across from ICAO Headquarters), 777 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, QC, CA , H3C 3Z7
Price: 50$-55$ for the luncheon (Note: included if you are registered for the full conference)

You are cordially invited to the 2nd Business Luncheon organized by the International Aviation Club of Montreal.

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10th Annual McGill Conference on International Aviation Liability and Insurance

Thu, 2017-06-22 (All day) - Fri, 2017-06-23 (All day)
Plaza Centre-Ville Convention Centre : (Across from ICAO Headquarters), 777 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, QC, CA , H3C 3Z7
Price: 195$-795$

This annual conference brings together world-leading aviation liability and insurance experts to address the following topics:

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Omar Toulan appointed to Editorial Review Board of AMR

Wed, 2017-05-17 10:03

Omar Toulan, Associate Professor in Strategy & Organization was recently appointed to the Editorial Review Board of Academy of Management Review (AMR), one of the top ten most influential and frequently cited management journals.

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