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April 2015 | Claudia Masferrer (PhD 2014) will join the Centre for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies of El Colegio de Mexico as a tenure-track assistant professor in October, 2015

Mon, 2015-05-11 16:51

April 2015 | Congratulations to Claudia Masferrer who defended her dissertation last November 2014. Claudia will join the Centre for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies of El Colegio de Mexico as a tenure-track assistant professor in October.

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Dr. Mark Ware featured in the Montreal Gazette

Mon, 2015-05-11 14:49

Dr. Mark Ware, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Director of the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids and Director of Clinical Research at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of McGill University Health Centre, was once again featured in the news for his work on medical marijuana. This time Dr.

Source Site: /familymed

DISE's Dr. Shariff speaks to Headway about blurred boundaries in cyberspace

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:32


By Laura Pellerine
Published March 27, 2015, Headway

Though an increasing amount of social interaction is taking place in cyberspace, the lines dictating appropriate online behaviour remain unclear. McGill researchers are examining the effects the Internet is having on groups as diverse as teens, workers and political activists.

Source Site: /education

Education students grow from work with SEDE

Mon, 2015-05-11 11:53

Community work has applications to academic pursuits

Published May 7, 2015, McGill Reporter

Through a formal partnership established in 2014, where each benefits from and extends the expertise and reach of the other,  SEDE and the Faculty of Education work in tandem to strengthen equity and diversity education at McGill and beyond.

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Mon, 2015-05-11 10:01

Public lecture: Perspectives on bilingualism: From birth to aging

Living in a city with many languages, we are often confronted with personal debates about what are the best decisions to make for our children and for ourselves. Have you wondered when is the optimal time and in what way to introduce a second language to your child, or whether raising a child in a bilingual environment can create confusion? Have you heard that being bilingual might slow down cognitive decline in aging and provide a buffer against neurodegenerative disease?

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
Source Site: /neuro

Dr. Laura Stone Interviewed by the NHK

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:39

Dr. Laura Stone, Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry, and former McGill Dentistry Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. David Seminowicz, spent two days with a productions team from the NHK, Japan’s national public broadcasting organisation, to film a fifty minute special TV program about chronic back pain, to be aired in the end of June in Japan.

Source Site: /dent-biomedical

Dr. Ana Velly receives two important grants

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:34

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velly on her recent successes!

Dr. Velly was granted an NIDCR / NIH U19 Cooperative Agreement Grant for the project “Assessing the management of temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders pain patients in the network – The National Dental Patient-based Research Network”. Dr. Velly will be lead epidemiologist and co-investigator for the study. The grant is valued at $129 888 per year for 2 years.

Source Site: /dent-biomedical

End of Year Dinner

Thu, 2015-06-18 17:30 - 22:30

End of Year Dinner

Location: Cava (5551 du Parc, between St Viateur & Fairmount)

Time: 17:30 (arrival & hors-d'oeuvres), 18:15 (dinner)

Valet Parking available after 5:30 pm

Please RSVP to Anna

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Graduating students—make sure to verify your record prior to the start of your final term

Sat, 2015-05-09 23:58

Graduating students MUST verify their record (see the verification checklist) prior to the start of their final term of studies.

Source Site: /oasis

Using Minerva to register for courses

Sat, 2015-05-09 23:54

For information on the registration process (including a tutorial video) click here.

Source Site: /oasis