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Positions in Comparative Politics and International Relations Offered

The Department of Political Sciences invites applications for one tenure track position in International Relations and one tenure track position in Comparative Political Behaviour.  Any applicants's record of performance must provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Full details and application procedures can be found at the following link:  http://www.mcgill.ca/politicalscience/employment

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Published on : 26 Aug 2014

Right or wrong, aid partnerships are inevitable

An Op/Ed piece by ISID Director Philip Oxhorn published in the 19 March 2012 edition of the Globe and Mail.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2012

Cullen to science students: join the political debate

By William Raillant-Clark. As the Arctic melts and the petrodollars roll in to Alberta, scientists, politicians and big business are increasingly finding themselves in a policy face-off – and the researchers usually lose, according to Nathan Cullen, the NDP’s deputy environment critic. “These guys suck at this – they’ve come into politics from academia, and [...]

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Published on : 31 Mar 2010

Expert on reasonable accommodations

Jacob Levy, Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory in McGill's Political Science department and a member of the school's Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, joined The Globe and Mail online to take questions on the recently released reasonable accommodations report.

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Published on : 22 May 2008

Poli Psych 101

Professor Emeritus Blema Steinberg launches a fascinating new book looking at the pyschodynamic explanations for our leaders' behaviour.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2008

P.O.V.: The world's water: An overview

The Founding Director, Brace Centre for Water Resources Management, and current Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, gives us the lowdown on our favorite liquid.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

Notes from the Field: Gender and water scarcity

Alicia Suchorski, M.Sc. candidate in the department of BioResource Engineering, looks at her research based on water and gender issues in Barbados.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

Solving our water woes

Nathalie Tufenkji uses the Walkerton tragedy to fuel her drive to make water cleaner, safer.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

The false promise of "Blue Gold"

As water becomes the world's newest, hottest commodity, the question now becomes, whose water is it?

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

French immersion

Fresh off its triumphant inaugural summer last year, McGill's Quebec Studies program is back and it's bigger and better than ever.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

Universities: Key Actors in the Global Economy

Strong universities will be essential to Quebec’s success in a globalized economy, McGill University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum told Montreal’s Council on Foreign Relations Monday.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2008

Encouraging a Fair Vote

Conference to explore the role of the international community in strengthening electoral commissions

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Published on : 10 Mar 2008

P.O.V.: Women's journey far from over

The Director of the McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women gives her take on International Women's Day.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2008

Early warnings for international earthquakes

Conflict breaking out somewhere in the world? Chances are Poli Sci prof Michael Brecher knew about it long before CNN.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2008