Dr. Caroline Temcheff, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has launched a website for the Healthy Development Laboratory: www.mcgill.ca/healthydev. The research laboratory is a collaborative effort between ECP and Université de Sherbrooke's Département de psychoéducation.
The McGill Law & Society Workshop Series invites scholars, graduate students and postdocs in law, the social sciences, and the humanities to present works-in-progress broadly falling within the field of law and society.
We seek papers that use qualitative, quantitative, or interpretivist methods to explore the complex relationship between legal phenomena and social, political, and economic interactions, institutions, and processes. Our interest in socio-legal research extends to state, non-state, formal, and informal norms, institutions, and processes.
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky was awarded the Lifetime Research Award by the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), in recognition of his exceptional achievements in the field of gambling research. Dr. Derevensky is Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University's Faculty of Education,
Dr. Pierre Pluye has been elected Fellow of Canadian Academy of Health Sciences for his innovative work on health information use and outcomes, mixed methods research and mixed studies reviews (integrating qualitative and quantitative evidence). Pierre is MD, PhD, Full Professor in our Department, FRQS Senior Research Scholar, and Director for Method Development, Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit.
The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Fontela was appointed the Department's Associate Chair for Research effective September 1, 2017.
Dr. Fontela is an attending in our Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and runs an innovative research program focusing on nosocomial infections. She has been most successful at securing external salary and operational support funding.
Please find attached the job description for Assistant Professor - Family Medicine Innovation in Learning Program (FMIL).
Applications must be submitted on-line at: http://www.mcgill.ca/medicine-academic/positionsavailable
The following supporting documents are required:
- a cover letter outlining their experience and suitability for the position & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
- the names and contact information of three referees
The Neuro to launch open research publishing platform with F1000
A new partnership between The Neuro and F1000 will create a publishing platform for researchers that will speed the progress of neuroscience discovery.
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University (The Neuro) is partnering with F1000, a provider of support services for researchers, institutes and funders, to create a new open research publishing platform called MNI Open Research (https://mniopenresearch.org).
This week at Laurentian University the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced a total investment of $52 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Two ongoing research projects led by Professors Claudia Mitchell and Lisa Starr, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), are helping to understand how women in Ethiopia can empower themselves to protect their human rights and to benefit equitably from development in the country.
Victoria Talwar, Professor with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been named the winner of the 2017 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching. The award acknowledges outstanding contributions to promoting graduate student excellence through supervision and teaching by a faculty member who has been supervising for 10 years or more.