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McGill, Oxford, and ZNZ launch Tripartite Agreement in Neurosciences

Tue, 2013-06-25 14:48

McGill University, the University of Oxford and the Neuroscience Center Zurich (ZNZ) signed a partnership agreement today in Montreal aimed at enhancing their research collaborations in neuroscience.

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Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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24 Hours of Innovation

Fri, 2013-05-03 15:36

Consider it a cram session for change.

Starting at 9 a.m. on May 21 (in Montreal at least), some of the world’s brightest young thinkers will have one short day to create, develop, and pitch solutions to some of society’s stickiest problems. This is the 24h de l’Innovation competition.

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Beatty Memorial Lecture 2013: “Architecture and the Passage of History” by Witold Rybczynski

Sat, 2013-10-19 10:00 - 12:00
Price: Free, but registration is appreciated.

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“Architects have always looked back in order to move forward,” observed the great British architect, James Stirling.

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-3992
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Thank you to Prof. Rima Rozen

Thu, 2013-01-31 14:26

After 14 years in senior university administration, Dr. Rima Rozen will return full-time to her work in research and teaching as the James McGill Professor of Human Genetics and Pediatrics, when her current term as Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) ends on January 31, 2013. 

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FRQSC Information Session with Normand Labrie

Tue, 2013-02-05 10:30 - 12:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free, but registration is required.

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On February 5, Normand Labrie, directeur scientifique, and Marie-Thérèse Duquette, directrice des programmes et du développement des partenariats, of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) will hold a special information and outreach event with the McGill research community.

Contact Information

Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-3992
Source Site: /research

Negotiations resume with AMURE

Fri, 2013-01-25 12:15

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants.

Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr [dot] hr [at] mcgill [dot] ca.


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Fixing the other health care issue

Tue, 2012-09-25 11:26

Despite high per-capita spending, health care in Canada consistently underperforms, according to the Commonwealth Fund, which tracks indicators for accessibility, timeliness and outcomes across a number of developed countries. The system that is straining to meet demand today will face an even higher burden in the years ahead, as the population ages. A number of Canadian business schools are looking to meet this challenge by educating future health care managers to bring new perspectives to old problems.

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CASCO Annual Dance Show and Silent Auction

Fri, 2012-11-16 20:00 - 23:00
L'Astral Theatre : 305 Ste. Catherine Street W., Montréal, Québec , H2X 2A3

About CASCO

CASCO (The Commerce and Administration Student Charity Organization) is a student-driven charity whose purpose is to raise money for a local children’s hospital. The charity would allow business students to integrate their knowledge for a good cause and demonstrate social responsibility.

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Finding happiness the MBA way

Tue, 2012-10-02 10:13

These days, when Jesper Hornberg goes to work he's likely to be stepping into a mud hut in Kenya, checking on a solar lamp. He's the founder of an NGO called Givewatts, which is trying to reduce dependence on kerosene lamps. Rather than having to work in the poor light given off by kerosene, children whose families have his lamps can now see well enough to do their homework. In some cases, their school test scores have increased by 50%.

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Social and Environmental Ethics Integrated into Management Curricula

Tue, 2012-10-02 10:06

Throughout the last two decades, a wave of studies criticizing current curricula have swept through the field of management, leading to the discussion of widespread reforms throughout educational institutions. Specifically, many criticized the lack of “functionally integrated curricula in higher education,” one that is inclusive of social and ecological factors in business practices.

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