The James McGill Distinguished Speaker Series in Educational and Counselling Psychology presents:
A brown bag seminar with Rosa Freedman, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham. Dr. Rosa Freedman has written extensively on the UN Human Rights Council and is currently undertaking a British Academy funded project on the UN Human Rights Special Procedures (Special Rapporteurs, Working Groups and Independent Experts).
Value Creation explores the uses and development of the concept of 'value' from both demand and supply perspectives. Date: October 6, 2014Time: 1:05 pm - 3:55 pmLocation: Room 360 Please note, this event is restricted to MBA students from the Desautels Faculty of Management.
The James McGill Society Presents McGill University and Quebec City, 1960-2002 Peter McNally Director of the History of McGill Project McGill’s relationship with Quebec City changed dramatically in the 1960s, when the province began major university funding. Could McGill University fit into a provincial network, yet retain its unique and autonomous character? This question remains with us fifty years later.
For the first Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium talk, the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law is pleased to welcome Professor Wayne Norman. While each presentation takes place in a classroom setting, students, faculty and the general public are welcome to attend. For the complete list of speakers, visit www.mcgill.ca/tax-law/events
CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE - OCTOBER 6, 2014 AT 6:00 PM “Cosmetics and Couches: Impact of everyday household chemicals on you and your baby” The discussion will focus on the health risks of plasticizers and brominated flame retardants and the concerns they raise based on two multidisciplinary research projects supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The event is open to the public and no previous scientific knowledge is required to participate.
The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)’s mandate is to address complex, systemic challenges through an integrative approach to management. Such an approach breaks down disciplinary barriers, embraces multiple perspectives and encourages holistic, context-sensitive thinking about organizations. Integrated management constructively faces the tensions of different perspectives on value to enact strategies that transcend rather than accept trade-offs.
Speaker: Paul Bolam Department of Pharmacology MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology unit Oxford, UK
PhD Oral Defense: Effect of heavy metals on establishment of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.) and ground cover legumes in roadside edges
PhD Oral Defense of Jichul Bae, Department of Plant Science
PhD Oral Defense: Impact of subtherapeutic administration of tylosin and chlortetracycline on antibiotic resistance and the gut microbiota in farrow-to-finish swine
PhD Oral Defense of Devin Holman, Department of Animal Science
Third topic: Assessing Student Understanding Prior to Class Would you like to see your students better prepared for class? Would you like to have a better sense of their understanding of the materials?
Managing Resources introduces students to the issues of acquiring and developing financial capital and human talent. It also opens discussion of two largely-neglected forms of capital: natural and intellectual capital. Date: October 7, 2014Time: 9:05 am - 11:55 amLocation: Room 360 Please note, this event is restricted to MBA students from the Desautels Faculty of Management.