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Announcing the 2012 recipients of the AUCC Students for Development awards

The Internship Offices Network is pleased to announce that McGill University was awarded eight Students for Development awards for the summer 2012, as part of its multi-year projects with Green Power and Nexos Voluntarios, through the AUCC Students for Development competition (AUCC-SFD), funded by CIDA.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2012

Results of the 2012 ISID-CIDA Research to Practice Graduate Student Fellowships in Development Studies are announced

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to announce that 12 graduate students have been awarded a Research to Practice Graduate Student Fellowship in Development Studies. Funding for this award has been provided by the Canadian International Development Agency as part of its most recent grant to ISID.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2012

Headway research blog

The brand new McGill Headway blog brings together updates on McGill discoveries and worldwide research trends, all in one convenient place. And with updates 4-6 times a week you can count on Headway to keep you in the know.

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Published on : 11 May 2011

Call for nominations: Emerald Key & Catalyst Awards for Sustainability (staff and students)

The Emerald Key & Catalyst Awards will be presented by the Office of Sustainability for the first time in 2011 to those who have made a meaningful and enduring contribution to the sustainability movement at McGill University.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2011

McGill disappointed by government’s response on MBA

Program has made remarkable progress since self-funding model adopted

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Published on : 15 Mar 2011

Ethicists outline ways to improve risk/benefit estimates in new drug trials

Shortcomings in the way researchers interpret pre-clinical studies may be creating inflated expectations about new drugs

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

Funds of Knowledge in Haiti: A Story of Possibilities

Last year’s earthquake in Haiti killed nearly 1,300 teachers, leaving a massive void in educational leadership. Sharon Ravitch, a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, put together a team of researchers to launch an educational-redevelopment project aimed at helping to rebuild the country’s academic infrastructure. On Mon., Feb.

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Published on : 03 Feb 2011

Hot doc: The last train home

On Jan. 27, the McGill Chapter of the NGO Dreamcorps, together with the Asia Pacific Law Association of McGill, will be screening the 2009 documentary Last Train Home. A Q & A with the film's Montreal-based director, Lixin Fan, will follow the screening.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011

News in brief for the week of January 24, 2011

The passing of F. Peter Cundill and the opening of a new skating rink on campus lead our news briefs this week.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011

Opera McGill raises curtain on Puccini’s La Bohème

“La Bohème is a great opera for young singers,” Pavarotti once said. “It’s talking about students, artists, young lovers, Paris…” So it certainly seems like a natural fit for Opera McGill, whose production of the beloved Puccini work opened yesterday (Jan. 26) and runs through Sunday (Jan. 29).

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011

If it’s freaky, it must be Friday…

Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct human manipulation of an organism’s genetic material in a way that does not occur under natural conditions. Learn more about the genetic modification in the Redpath’s latest Freaky Friday installment: How I learned to stop worrying and love genetic modification by Prof.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011

Task Force report headed for Town Halls, Senate

The Principal’s Task Force on Diversity, Excellence and Community Engagement is wrapping up its extensive work and consultations with a draft report that promises to become an important guidepost for the University’s administration in the years ahead.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011