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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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Aliki Thomas CRIR Leader

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:12

Aliki Thomas has been named the Leader of Theme 2 (Services, Systems, and Polices), under Axis 2 (Participation, Social Inclusion & Rehabilitation Services) at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR). The aim of the research undertaken by CRIR is to address the needs of a varied clientele with significant and persistent physical disabilities. The impairments can be auditory, motor, speech and language or visual. More information about the CRIR Axis can be found at: http://goo.gl/8jGsYR

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Laurence Roy COTF Grant

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:10

Laurence Roy was awarded the 2016 Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation Research grant for her project entitled "Development of a Research and Practice Agenda on Homelessness and Occupational Therapy in Canada". The Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation (COTF) supports research and scholarship in the field of Occupational Therapy. More information about the COTF awards can be found at: http://goo.gl/E1mZCt

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Stefanie Blain-Moraes / Aliki Thomas SSHRC Grants

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:08

Two faculty members were awarded McGill Internal Social Sciences and Humanities Development Grants. Prof. Stefanie Blain-Moraes was awarded for her project “Moving-with Autism: a participatory mixed method study of attunement across neurodiversity”, and Prof. Aliki Thomas for her project “Professionals as scholars: competency indicators and outcomes of advanced training.” The purpose of these development grants is to provide seed funding to support faculty members as they work to enhance the development of future proposals for external funding. 

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FRQS Faculty Awards

Thu, 2016-07-14 16:03

This year, a record six SPOT faculty members received funding from the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS), including three new Junior 1 recipients (Tania Janaudis-Ferreira; Raphael Lencucha; Laurence Roy), and three Senior recipients (Sara Ahmed; Anouk Lamontagne; Isabelle Gagnon). The FRQS Research Scholar and Clinician Research Scholar awards aim to facilitate the recruitment of qualified researchers at either the beginning of their career, or continuing a career in health.

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[Vincent, East London, South Africa Book Launch] Aziz Choudry, "Just Work? Migrant Workers' Struggle Today"

Wed, 2016-07-27 15:00 - 17:00

BOOK LAUNCH: Just Work? Migrant Workers' Struggle Today, Edited by Aziz Choudry and Mondli Hlatshwayo (University of Chicago Press Books)

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