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Weekly tours: Public art at McGill

Wed, 2016-07-20 12:00 - Thu, 2017-08-31 12:45
Welcome Centre : Service Point, 3415 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC , H3A 0C8
Price: Free

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

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Dr. Eugene Bereza elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society

Fri, 2016-07-15 15:00


Eugene Bereza, MDCM'88, was elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society. He also serves as the director of the newly founded Centre for Applied Ethics at the McGill University Health Centre.

Eugene is also a member of the Ministry of Health and Social Services' Groupe de travail interdisciplinaire sur l'aide médicale à mourir. The group aims to help prepare Quebec health care institutions for the implementation of Bill 52: An Act respecting end-of-life care, which legalizes euthanasia in Quebec.

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David Saint-Jacques will be the next Canadian astronaut in space

Fri, 2016-07-15 14:29


David Saint-Jacques, MedResident '07, will be the next Canadian astronaut to take part in a space mission.

He is scheduled to travel to space in November, 2018, for a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). An adjunct professor in McGill's Department of Family Medicine, he supervised medical trainees in Nunavik as a McGill clinical faculty lecturer.

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1st International Training Course on Neuroimaging of Epilepsy

Thu, 2017-05-18 08:30 - Sun, 2017-05-21 12:00
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital : The de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street , H3A 2B4
Price: $ 800.00

The course will provide clinicians and scientists working in epilepsy with an understanding of fundamentals and practical skills related to neuroimaging. The course welcomes both individuals with and those without prior expertise in neuroimaging.

Contact Information

Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514-398-6047
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Congratulations to Doaa Farid on receiving the Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award!

Fri, 2016-07-15 11:22


New York. Dubai. Shanghai.

McGill alumni and friends converged on Montreal from points around the world in May for the annual McGill Alumni Association Honours and Awards Banquet, where oustanding volunteers are recognized for all they do for McGill and their communities.

During this event, community leader and founder of Fédération des femmes musulmanes du Québec (FFMQ), Doaa Farid, a Ph.D. candidate, accepted her Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award from Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers, BA'47.

Congratulations Doaa!

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Phishing scam: "Subject: ICT Technical Support"

Thu, 2016-07-14 17:18

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to the migration of email accounts into "Outlook Web App 2016". It contains the words "ICT Technical Support" and the message requests that the recipient click on a link and log in to migrate.

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Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada/REPAR Grant

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:22

Marie-Hélène Boudrias was awarded funds from the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada (PFC) and the Réseau provincial de recherche en adaptation-réadaptation (REPAR).

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Sarah Marshall CPA President-Elect

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:17

Prof. Sarah Marshall is the new President-Elect of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA). She started her tenure in spring of 2016 and will transition to CPA President in one year’s time, for a term of two years. Sarah has served on the Board of Directors since she was elected in 2014. The CPA represents over 14,000 physiotherapists, physiotherapist assistants and physiotherapist students across Canada. CPA members are rehabilitation professionals dedicated to the health, mobility and wellness of Canadians.

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Parkinson’s Disease Research Grant

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:17

For his project, “A novel exercise modality to improve motor learning in PD,” Dr. Marc Roig has been approved for a Pilot Project Grant from the Parkinson Canada’s Research Program. Through this initiative, Parkinson Canada invites grant applications from professionals committed to conducting novel, emerging, or innovative research in areas relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson’s disease and its implications on society. See this link for more information: http://goo.gl/lTzxAI

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Faculty Tenure Promotions

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:14

Tenure has been awarded to three outstanding professors at SPOT: Drs. Isabelle Gagnon, Matthew Hunt and Melissa Park. All three were recognized for their excellence in research, teaching, and service. As well, Dr. Marie-Hélène Boudrias has been reappointed for three years. 

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