Admin & governance news
Montreal - The Board of Governors of McGill University is pleased to announce that Dr. Suzanne Fortier has been selected as the University’s 17th Principal and Vice-Chancellor. Her five-year term will begin in early September 2013.
Given the recent devastating earthquake in northern Iran, members of our McGill family may be concerned about loved ones, friends or colleagues who may have been affected by this disaster. We want to offer our support to all students who have come to McGill from Iran and other members of our community who have connections to the country.
McGill University and Intellectual Ventures have announced a partnership that provides an additional avenue for McGill faculty to commercialize their inventions and discoveries.
We’ve known for a while that the vestibular system in the inner ear is responsible for helping us keep our balance. And while researchers have already developed a basic understanding of how the brain constructs our perceptions of ourselves in motion, until now no one has understood the crucial step by which the neurons in the brain select the information needed to do so.
Due to flooding, the Bronfman Building at 1001 Sherbrooke St. W., is temporarily closed. Please see attached table for a list of affected courses and their new locations.
The bargaining session of July 11 between the University and AMURE led to signed agreements on grievance procedure (Art. 12), arbitration (Art. 13) and disciplinary measures (Art. 14).
Following media reports on its spending on security during student unrest earlier this year, McGill University reiterates that this spending was both responsible and effective, said Olivier Marcil, Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations).
Fourteen of the 156 new 2012 Vanier Scholars will be attending McGill University, coming from countries as diverse as Australia, Belgium, Peru and the United States, as well as from Canada.
Two projects led by McGill professors are among the 17 that will receive a total of $28 million over six years to help science and engineering graduates add job skills to their academic achievements, thanks to the.Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) CREATE program. The two projects are the CREATE program in green chemistry led by Prof. Chao-Jun Li, and the CREATE
A new study published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, led by Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, a rheumatologist at the McGill University Health Centre, reveals that 13 per cent of FM patients use cannabinoids for relief from symptoms such as widespread pain, fatigue, and insomnia.
On behalf of the McGill community, I have extended our condolences to the family and friends of former Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) John Armour, who died peacefully on Sunday, a little more than a week short of his 83rd birthday.