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Dr. Cindy Blackstock joins the School of Social Work as Professor beginning August 1, 2016

Thu, 2016-06-23 16:02


The School of Social Work is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Cindy Blackstock as Professor beginning August 1, 2016.   A member of the Gitksan First Nation with 25 years of social work experience in child protection and indigenous children’s rights, Dr. Cindy Blackstock is currently Executive Director of First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada, Associate Professor  & Director of FNCARES (First Nations Children’s Action Research and Education Service) at University of Alberta.

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Dr. Sara Ahmed has been awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize for 2016

Thu, 2016-06-23 15:58

Dr. Sara Ahmed, Assistant Professor at SPOT has been awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize for 2016. See this link for more information https://www.mcgill.ca/medicine/about/honorees/faculty-prize-laureates.

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McGill IT Security Awareness: “Social Engineering” – this week’s featured module

Wed, 2016-06-01 15:43

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Social Engineering”. Register through myCourses

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Updated Continuing Studies academic info

Thu, 2016-06-23 14:58

Continuing Studies academic info has been updated with new offerings for 2016–17!

View new programs & courses designed to help you reach your goals in the Continuing Studies section of the eCalendar.

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Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship

Thu, 2016-11-24 16:00 - 18:00
Montreal, QC : Montreal, QC

An inspirational lecture by a nationally or internationally known person, usually having a topic related to the field of rehabilitation. Join Alumni, faculty and friends for this event at McGill's Faculty Club.

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McGill Open House

Sun, 2016-10-30 10:00 - 16:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

McGill's annual Open House; SPOT faculty and students staff a very busy kiosk welcoming potential applicants: what's the BEST thing about being an OT or a PT and why McGill is the TOP choice!

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Thu, 2016-06-23 13:56


Harry Pelissero is the general manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario, which has been working with Michael Ngadi, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University, to develop a machine that selects female eggs before they're hatched.

Read more on CBC


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Recruiting two Ranked Assistant Professor positions at the School of Social Work

Thu, 2016-06-23 13:33

We are recruiting for two Ranked Assistant Professor positions, one in the area of Social Policy and Community Development and one in the area of Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups.  While these are non-Tenure Track positions, they are eligible for an Indefinite Term appointment after six (6) years.

For complete details, visit our website.

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The Kagedan Lecture of Social Work and Human Rights

Thu, 2016-10-27 18:00 - 20:00

Calling all graduates...Are you coming home this year?  Save the date.

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 Michael Loft Retires after nine years of service at McGill University

Thu, 2016-06-23 12:50

After nine years of service at McGill University, Michael Loft, Mohawk from Kahnawake, retired from his position as Academic Associate in the School of Social Work this past June. The focus of his work was raising awareness of Indigenous experiences, history and perspectives. Faculty, staff and students from across the University, including Provost and Vice Principal (Academic), Professor Christopher P. Manfredi and Hudson Meadwell, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, joined Michael to celebrate his retirement on June 16, 2016 at the Faculty Club.

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