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EBOSS Research Day 2016

Wed, 2016-04-27 08:30 - 17:30
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Research Day will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Thompson House Ballroom (3650 Rue McTavish), and it is a wonderful opportunity to learn about EBOH student research and to network with other students and members of EBOH.  

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DISE's Dr. Shariff featured in Minister Duncan's International Women's Day message

Fri, 2016-04-22 12:39

The Honourable Kristy Duncan, Minister of Science, chose to feature Dr. Shaheen Shariff, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in a Government of Canada video released to commemorate International Women's Day, 2016.

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"Together we can inspire the next generation of girls to pursue careers in science and technology," states Minister Duncan. "Join me in celebrating International Women’s Day."

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In memoriam : Dr. Terry Tannenbaum

Fri, 2016-04-22 12:32

 It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Dr. Terry-Nan Tannenbaum passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, March 17, 2016 surrounded by her family.  Terry was as an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine.  
Donations may be made to the "Dr. Terry Nan Tannenbaum Memorial Fund for Education" c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation (514-340-8251).

On behalf of the McGill Department of Family Medicine, we would like to express  our deepest sympathies.

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MUHC nurse and doctor who welcomed Syrian refugees talk about their experience

Fri, 2016-04-22 12:22

As of today, 25,000 Syrian refugees will have arrived in Canada fleeing their war-torn country. Approximately 7,300 of those will stay in Quebec. Chunip Koo, a clinician nurse at the Montreal Neurological Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MNH-MUHC), and Dr. Zinab Gouda, physician in the Transitional Care Team and Secondary Care division of the MUHC Department of Family Medicine,  describe their experience.

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English-Speaking Quebec Community Leaders and the Uses of History: A One-Day Symposium

Thu, 2016-05-19 09:00 - 16:00

Knowledge Mobilization Conference Thu. May 19th at McGill University

English-Speaking Quebec Community Leaders and the Uses of History: A One-Day symposium.

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Artist Diploma Recital: Jung Tsai, violin

Sat, 2016-04-23 16:00
Strathcona Music Building : Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3
Price: Free Admission

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Robert Leckey named Dean of the Faculty of Law

Fri, 2016-04-22 10:04

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Robert Leckey as Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University, starting July 1, 2016.  

Professor Leckey joined the Faculty of Law in 2006, and is currently a full professor and a William Dawson Scholar. He does research and teaches in the areas of constitutional law and family law, using a bilingual and transsystemic approach. He has received the McGill Law Students’ Association’s John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award (2009) and the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2010).

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Grand Rounds: Non-profit drug development of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Phase 2 data and play for FDA/EMA/Health Canada Approval by 2012 - Rick Doblin

Fri, 2016-04-29 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
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Professors Gélinas, Saumier and Leckey named to Faculty Chairs

Thu, 2016-04-21 14:54

We are thrilled to announce the appointments of three colleagues to named chairs in the Faculty of Law.

  • Fabien Gélinas has been named Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law, for a seven-year term commencing May 1, 2016. Fabien Gélinas, who leads the Private Justice and the Rule of Law research team, specialises in international dispute resolution and arbitration.
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Retirement of our colleagues Paul Dempsey and Margaret Somerville

Thu, 2016-04-21 14:46

After many years of extraordinary service and scholarly commitment to McGill University, our colleagues Paul S. Dempsey and Margaret A. Somerville will be retiring respectively on June 1, 2016, and August 31, 2016. 

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