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New permafrost is forming around shrinking Arctic lakes

But will it last?
Tue, 2014-06-10 10:30

By Katherine Gombay - News - June 10

Researchers from McGill and the U.S. Geological Survey, more used to measuring thawing permafrost than its expansion, have made a surprising discovery. There is new permafrost forming around Twelvemile Lake in the interior of Alaska. But they have also quickly concluded that, given the current rate of climate change, it won’t last beyond the end of this century.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Dr. Eun Park of the School of Information Studies awarded SSHRC grant for research on historical data as networked knowledge

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:15

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Eun Park on her two-year McGill Internal SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities) Development Grant for her project "Linked Historical Collections as Networked Knowledge."

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Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for research on improving web-based retrieval of unstructured information

Fri, 2014-06-06 10:37

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien on his five-year NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant for the project "Improving Retrieval of Unstructured Information using Existing Information Structures."

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Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark Clarfield will speak about secrets for getting published in the area of primary care

Fri, 2014-06-06 12:30 - 13:30

Dr. Mark Clarfield will be presenting at the Department of Family Medicine on Friday, June 6th from 12:30 - 1:30.  Dr. Clarfield is the Co-Director of the collaborative Ben-Gurion University - Columbia University Medical School for International Health (MSIH), and Sidonie Hecht Chair of Geriatrics at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Faculty of Heath Sciences.

Please join us to hear about Dr. Clarfield's experience for developing his research career and his secrets for getting published in the area of primary care, with a focus on older people. 

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Save the Date - Psychiatry Resident Research Day - July 8, 2014

Tue, 2014-07-08 08:30

McGill Department of Psychiatry 


Dear colleagues,

It is our pleasure to announce the 3rd Psychiatry Resident Research Day, which will take place on July 8th, 2014 in the amphitheater of the JGH, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry.

This is a wonderful opportunity to discover the research work of our dynamic residents but also to meet the SEVEN new residents who applied to our Research-Track program this year and are looking for research supervisors in various f

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Contact: Dr. Fabrice Jollant
Organization: McGill University, Department of Psychiatry
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Success of McGill Family Medicine in latest FRQS salary award competition !

Fri, 2014-05-09 17:15

We have wonderful news to share with you. Once again we have a great deal to be proud of in the Department of Family Medicine.  

The results from the Fonds de recherche Santé-Quebec (FRQS) have been announced and we would like to congratulate the members of our department who have been successful.  These competitions are very competitive and few are actually successful in obtaining these salary support awards.

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DISE Department Independent Awards Winners

Wed, 2014-05-07 10:25

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education would like to congratulate the 2014 winners of the Department Independent Awards (the “Indies”)

Amy Cole, Dominic Manuel, Lerona Lewis, Sarah Mostafa-Kamel , Rosalind Hampton, Desirée Rochat, and Manuel Salamanca Cardona.

For full details, please see "The Indies."

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Seminar: CIET-PRAM hosts Germán Zuluaga, who will speak on Intercultural Health Research

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:00 - 13:30

CIET-PRAM will be hosting Germán Zuluaga, a Colombian physician, epidemiologist and director of the Center for Intercultural Health Studies (bio below) for 3 weeks in April/May. 

Germán will present on Intercultural Health Research on May 1 from 12:00-1:30 at the Department of Family Medicine 3rd floor, 5858 Cotes-des-Neiges. Lunch will be provided at the meeting. Please RSVP to 514-399-9138.

The presentation will be in Spanish with English slides. Questions can be in English or Spanish. 

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Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant receives the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

Tue, 2014-04-29 11:24

Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence Graduate Teaching and Supervision. The Award and a citation will be presented at Spring Convocation. The recipient receives a plaque, and his/her name is inscribed on a permanent plaque in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office.

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