Dr. Bergman becomes a member of the board of directors of the Institut National d'Excellence en Santé et en Services Sociaux (INESSS)
INESSS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. On February 26, 2014, the Council of Ministers proceeded with the appointments of Mr. Howard Bergman, Chair of the McGill Department of Family Medicine, and Mr. Robert Maguire, specialist in community health at the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux du Bas-Saint-Laurent.
Dr. Krist Muis, Associate Professor, in the the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently received the Richard E. Snow Award from the American Psychological Association, divison 15 (Educational Psychology).
The Richard E. Snow Award is given to an individual who has made a significant early career contribution.
Congratulations Dr. Muis!
Remover of Obstacles: The Persistence of the Mythological Genre in Hindi Cinema by Professor Rachel Swyer, Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema, SOAS, University of London.
Mediation at McGill (mediationmcgill.org), a community mediation initiative run by law students, recently received a generous donation of $2,500 to support its activities. The gift was made by Me Eric Cadl, Me Douglas Mitchell (BCL’88, LLB’88), Me Odette Jobin-Laberge, the Hon. Louise Otis, and Me Sylvain Lussier, five Montreal practitioners who are among the authors of the book Recours et procédures en appel, which received the Walter Owen Prize.
Professor Andrew Dunn, Brass Area Chair, has been elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM)
This honour is conferred on past students of the Academy who have distinguished themselves in the music profession and have made a significant contribution to it in their particular field.
Link to: Royal Academy of Music website
Montreal scientists play key role in long-term international study
Rate of change in the thickness of the brain’s cortex is an important factor associated with a person’s change in IQ, according to a collaborative study by scientists in five countries including researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre.
2014 Eakin Lecture - Discussing Indigenous Agency - with Professors Cheryl Suzack (2014 Eakin Fellow) and special guest N. Bruce Duthu
Professor Cheryl Suzack, (Batchewana First Nations), Assistant Professor of English, University of Toronto, 2014 Visiting Eakin Fellow
"Reparatory Justice, Human Rights, and Indigenous Feminisms"
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