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Researcher with Faculty of Education awarded U.S. patent for sub-cellular muscle measurement instrument

Mon, 2014-12-15 16:43

Researchers with McGill University’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and Department of Physics were granted a United States patent for their invention of a new technique that helps measure microscopic forces in biological samples that can be as small as 1/60,000 of the diameter of a human hair.

Source Site: /education

McGILL ENGLISH GRAD WINS GILLER PRIZE

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:37

Ambitious novel nets grad a Giller

by Daniel McCabe, BA’89

Do a Google image search of author Sean Michaels, BA’04, the winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and you’ll notice something straight away – at least in the photos that don’t feature burly pro wrestler Shawn Michaels. Sean, the Montreal-based author, looks like an unassuming guy who is at his most comfortable rocking a hoodie. Not the sort of fellow who typically turns up at a swanky soirée.

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Source Site: /english

Exploring digital creativity in the workspace: The role of enterprise mobile applications on perceived job performance and creativity

Fri, 2014-12-12 15:52

Authors: Sunghun Chung, Kyungyoung Lee, Jinho Choi

Publication: Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 42, January 2015, Pages 93-109

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Source Site: /desautels

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - December 23

Tue, 2014-12-23 17:30 - 20:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Tuesday, December 23, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

Source Site: /it

Don’t gamble with your child’s future: stuff your Christmas stockings responsibly

Fri, 2014-12-12 11:31

Experts warn against giving children lottery tickets as gifts

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /education

Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

Fri, 2014-12-12 10:43

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do
 

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.

How the experiment was done

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /education

Work Your BA Career Series 2015

Thu, 2015-01-15 (All day) - Fri, 2015-01-30 (All day)

Work Your BA Jan. 15-30, 2015 So…“What are you going to do after you graduate?!

Source Site: /caps

Sustainable Urban Planning and Cities of Tomorrow

Thu, 2015-01-22 08:30 - 21:00
Price: $15 and up

Overview

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Contact: Bruno Demers, Director of Education and Research
Organization: CaGBC Quebec Chapter
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Source Site: /tised