Dr. Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the Mid Sweden University's Faculty of Human Sciences. This commendation, a result of her nomination by the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Forum at Mid Sweden University, will be delivered officially on October 9th, 2015.
Veronika Horlik, Art Education instructor with our faculty's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 RBC Emerging Artist People's Choice Award. The award particularly celebrates the artistic medium of clay. Horlik's winning submission is entitled PROUNS(SLASH), and is a 300-pound ceramic reinterpretation of Japanese video game Katamari Damacy, also drawing inspiration from Horlik's experience with the Canadian reforestation industry.
Prof. François Bouffard received a Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award from the IEEE Power & Energy Society
Prof. François Bouffard was awarded at the 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting in Denver, CO a Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award. He was given this award in recognition of his excellence in technical leadership and management in the area of power system economics and market operation. Prof. Bouffard is an active member of the power system economics research community. He also serves as the chair of the System Economics subcommitte of the IEEE Power & Energy Society.
Congratulations to recent ECE PhD graduate Dr. Zahra Karim-Aghaloo for winning the 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Award sponsored by the Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (CIPPRS). She received this award at the 12th Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision held in June 2015 in Halifax, NS.
Prof. Zetian Mi received the International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors Young Scientist Award
Congratutations are in order for Prof. Zetian Mi, who received the International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors (ISCS) Young Scientist Award. Prof. Mi was given this award for his contributions to the development of quantum dot and nanowire based near-infrared, deep visible, and ultraviolet light sources. Established in 1986, the Young Scientist award acknowledges technical achievements in the field of compound semiconductors by a scientist younger than 40 years on the first day of the ISCS. Well done Zetian!
Family histories have a real influence on career choices. This is particularly true of Berdj Garabedian, who is the 2015 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French-English). Mr. Garabedian received this distinction at the spring graduation ceremony when he was awarded his Certificate in Translation.
For the first time, the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program and McGill Global Health Programs are distributing travel awards to medical residents! Without further due, here are our first cohort of winners. Ipshita Prakash Michael Fein Elise Vuille-Lessard Evan Wong Fadi Hamdani Han Yao Jessica Keen Kristin Popiel Congratulations to the awardees and to all applicants!
Congratulations to our Spring Travel Awards winners! Medical Class of '84 Student Bursary: Tina Madzima Medical Class of '65 Student Bursary: Alexandre Dostaler Ashworth Student Travel Award: Esther Vaugon and Jonathan Morasse Osler Medical Aid Foundation Scholarships: Annie Lalande and Collins Oghor Ambassador Paul Frazer Travel Award for Global Health: Vanessa Brombosz and Danielle Cazabon
Congratulations to Dr Roland Grad for being awarded the AFMC's John Ruedy Award for innovation in Medical Education!
On April 26, in Vancouver, during the Presidential Address Awards Ceremony at the Canadian Conference in Medical Education (CCME), Dr Grad has received his AFMC John Ruedy Award for innovation in medical Education. The award is given to an individual or group who has developed innovative print materials, electronic learning aids or other teaching aids.
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Design Project Poster Prizes! 1st prize: “Solar Streetlight”: Victoria Hippoman, Jake Jarnik and Alexander MacDonald; supervisor Gordon Roberts 2nd prize: “Software and Hardware Design for Robotically Controlled TMS experiments”: Ashley Simpson and James Ta; supervisor Amir Shmuel 3rd prize: “Intravehicular Communication Security Testbed”: Quang Dao, Shabbir Hussain, Ryan Singzon and Lulu Wu; supervisor Brett Meyer The winners were honoured at a small reception held on April 21st 2015.
As the University’s Fiscal Year end of April 30th, 2015 quickly approaches, we wish to inform you of some important deadlines and information you should be aware of. STUDENT FINANCIAL AID AND AWARDS PAID THROUGH BSA
Prof. Thomas Szkopek to receive the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Supervision
The Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prof. Andrew Kirk, is proud to announce that Prof. Thomas Szkopek has won the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Supervision. This is in recognition of Prof. Szkopek's devoted efforts in working with his graduate students. This is very well deserved. Congratulations Thomas!
We are very pleased to announce that Dr Doug Dalton, Postgraduate Program Director in the Departement of Family Medicine, has been selected as one of the recipients to receive the 2015 CAME/ACÉM Certificate of Merit Award. The aim of this award is to promote medical education in Canadian medical schools and to recognize and reward faculty’s commitment to medical education.
The Faculty of Education is now accepting scholarship applications for undergraduate students. The deadline for all applications is April 1st, 2015. Eligible undergrad students in the Faculty of Education are now invited to apply for in-course and graduation scholarships. In order to be considered eligible, students must meet the following criteria, in addition to any award specific criteria: