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McGill Startup Team Selected as One of the Ten Incredible Semi-finalists for the 2016 Skolar Award

Sat, 2016-11-26 22:55

Co-founders of the start-up ACSYNAM, Inc., a spin-off venture from the McGill University Department of Chemistry, have been selected as one of the ten incredible semi-finalists to compete for a €100,000 prize in the 2016 Skolar Award competition. Dr. Cristina Mottillo, post-doctoral researcher and CSO of ACSYNAM, Inc., will be representing the team by presenting a three-minute science pitch to a panel of judges and an audience from non-scientific backgrounds.

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Source Site: /chemistry

New faces and exciting changes: McGill Journal of Education continues to expand

Fri, 2016-11-25 15:21

by  Teresa Strong-Wilson, editor-in-chief, McGill Journal of Education

The McGill Journal of Education has undergone significant changes over the past few years,  and we wanted to take this occasion to update you on these changes as well as to welcome two new interns.

Source Site: /education

Professor Ratna Ghosh receives UCalgary Distinguished Alumna Arch Award for "Social Change Through Empowerment"

Fri, 2016-11-25 13:49

Dr. Ratna Ghosh, James McGill Professor and William C. MacDonald Professor in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumna Award from the University of Calgary, presented at the recent 2016 UCalgary Arch Awards.

Source Site: /education
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Aeroports de Montreal (ADM) Appoints new presidents and CEO from within

Fri, 2016-11-25 12:32

Philippe Rainville will become the new president and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) on January 1, 2017, succeeding James Cherry, who retires at the end of the year.

Rainville holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and is a chartered professional accountant (CPA). 

He started his career as an auditor and financial analyst with an accounting firm, going on to hold similar positions at Provigo (Delixo) and Pepsi-Cola. 

Source Site: /desautels

Conclusion of the Office 365 Portal Fall Photo Contest

Fri, 2016-11-25 12:38

Congratulations to the winners of the Office 365 Portal Photo Contest!

The 3 photos that received the highest ratings were:

  •  Redpath Museum lit up at night in the snow, submitted by Vahid Ghorbanian
  •  Arts building with colorful trees and bikes in front, submitted by Hamed Rafezi
  •  Arts building with leaves on the ground, submitted by Reza Tadayon

 

These 7 photos receive honorable mentions:

Source Site: /it

DEADLINE: Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowships Applications

Fri, 2017-03-31 (All day)

Established in 2015 by The Blema and Arnold Steinberg Family Foundation, for entering or current postdoctoral fellows at McGill University who are pursuing research related to global health in low or middle income countries or amo

Source Site: /globalhealth

Philippe Rainville à la tête d'Aéroports de Montréal

Fri, 2016-11-25 12:28

Après 15 ans à la tête d’Aéroports de Montréal (ADM), James C. Cherry prendra sa retraite à la fin de l’année et il sera remplacé par Philippe Rainville, qui occupait les fonctions de vice-président, chargé de gestion et de la réalisation du programme d’immobilisations.

Avant d’intégrer ADM, Philippe Rainville a œuvré Molson Canada, Provigo (Delixo) et Pepsi-Cola. En plus d’être comptable professionnel agréé (CPA), il est détenteur d’un baccalauréat en commerce de l’Université McGill.

Source Site: /desautels

Trump : à défaut de pouvoir voter, nous pouvons agir

Fri, 2016-11-25 12:25

Ecrit par Henry Mintzberg 

Nous, au Canada, aux côtés d'autres personnes du monde entier, n'avons pas pu voter aux dernières élections américaines. Toutefois, nous devrons vraisemblablement en souffrir les conséquences à l'échelle internationale. Devons-nous rester inactifs, comme à l'habitude, et assister au déroulement des choses, y compris des possibles effets catastrophiques des changements climatiques, si rien n'est fait?

Source Site: /desautels

LinkedIn: A networking tool for introverted leaders?

Fri, 2016-11-25 12:20

Written by Karl Moore 

Introverts would tend see networking as something they hate to do. But our research suggests that introverted networking can be powerful and an approach that an extrovert, like myself, should learn to emulate, at least part of the time. Rather than working a room the way an extrovert would, speaking to many people for a short time each, introverts often speak to fewer people but have longer, more detailed and richer conversations. 

Source Site: /desautels