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In Memoriam: John Corbett McDonald (1918 – 2016)

Mon, 2016-05-02 15:00

In Memoriam: John Corbett McDonald (1918 – 2016)

Source Site: /epi-biostat-occh
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Macdonald Convocation Ceremonies

Fri, 2016-06-03 (All day)
Centennial Centre : Ballroom, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Macdonald Campus Convocation Ceremonies will take place on Friday, June 3, 2016. Morning and afternoon ceremonies will be held.

The morning ceremony begins at 10:00.

Source Site: /macdonald

Less body fat for toddlers taking vitamin D

Mon, 2016-05-02 10:49


Supplement given during first year of life critical for muscle-mass development

A healthy intake of vitamin D in the first year of life appears to set children up to have more muscle mass and less body fat as toddlers, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity.

The findings emerged from research initially aimed at confirming the importance of vitamin D for bone density. The additional benefit in terms of body composition came as a surprise for the research team.

Source Site: /macdonald

May 2016 - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Mon, 2016-05-02 09:57

May 2016 - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month


Multiple sclerosis treatment and research has long been a focus at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, known simply as The Neuro, an illustrious member of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre. Indeed, The Neuro introduced Canada’s first MS clinic. The clinic’s highly specialized staff employs the latest research data and treatment methods in a clinical atmosphere of innovation and progress.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514 398 3376
Source Site: /neuro

Seminar: Prof. Robert Glaser

Mon, 2016-05-09 12:00 - 13:30
Maass Chemistry Building : Room 112, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8

Contact Information

Contact: David Harpp
Source Site: /chemistry
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Resolved: Problem with telephone system - no external service

Sun, 2016-05-01 09:20

Status update - 8:40 am Monday, May 2, 2016
McGill IT Services wishes to inform you that call routing to and from external networks (inbound calls and outbound calls) was down on May 1st 2016 from 8AM to 10PM due to a major system failure of our telephony service provider Telus. The issue did affect multiple organizations and clients in various regions (greater Montreal area and other locations) and has now been declared as permanently fixed by Telus.

Source Site: /it

Clone of CaPS Acquisitions Update - May 2016

Sun, 2016-05-01 08:09

What's new? New titles include:

Contact Information

Contact: Lisa Lin
Organization: Career Planning Service (CaPS)
Office Phone: 514-398-3304 ext. 00950
Source Site: /caps

PhD alumnus wins AMR’s 2015 Best Paper Award

Fri, 2016-04-29 15:52

Warren Nilsson, PhD’10, won the Academy of Management Review’s 2015 Best Paper Award for his paper entitled, “Positive Institutional Work: Exploring Institutional Work Through the Lens of Positive Organizational Scholarship.” This paper was rooted in the theory portion of his thesis at Desautels. Warren is currently a Senior Lecturer in Social Innovation at the Graduate School of Business of University of Cape Town. Read paper here. 

Source Site: /desautels

Job Opening: MSc/PhD Research Assistant, PET Imaging

Fri, 2016-04-29 14:42

The Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Unit of the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre (BIC) at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI, McGill University) is looking to fill the position of a full‐time Research Assistant. We are seeking to hire a PET specialist to make a difference in an outstanding scientific environment, at the crossroads between cellular and molecular biology, radiochemistry, brain imaging physics, biophysical modelling and neuroscience.

Source Site: /bic
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McGill Faculties of Education and Medicine plan Indigenous Science Futures initiative for youth

Fri, 2016-04-29 13:40

As part of the opening discussions regarding a new Indigenous educational initiative called Indigenous Science Futures, representatives from McGill's Faculties of Education and Medicine met this week with First Nations and Inuit educators and Indigenous partners of the McGill RUIS (Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé).

Source Site: /education