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Mr. Jamie DeMore 2014 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Congratulations to Mr. Jamie DeMore on being selected as this year’s recipientof the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This award acknowledges outstanding contributions by members of the administrative and support staff of the University for service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Published on : 29 Apr 2014

Dr. Gillian Bartlett named to Honour List for Educational Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant for being selected for the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence 2014-15! The annual list recognizes outstanding contributions to education in the areas of teaching, educational leadership and innovation, faculty development, and research and scholarly activity.

Published on : 25 Apr 2014

Troubled waters: World’s groundwater increasingly at risk

The groundwater footprint. If you haven’t heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as “carbon footprint.” Published January 29 2014 | McGill ReporterWritten by Patrick McDonagh

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Published on : 29 Jan 2014

Petrocultures 2014 preview

The myriad of ways in which petroleum is reshaping our politics, economy and culture will be the focus of the 2014 annual conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, to be held on Feb. 6 and 7. Published on January 28 2014 | McGill ReporterWritten by Will Straw

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Published on : 29 Jan 2014

McGill Net Positive: strength, and synergy, in numbers

A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide multiple services for people. Published on January 21 2014 | McGill ReporterWritten by Neale Devitt 

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography. Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

ECOLE to Integrate Sustainable Living into McGill Residence

The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014. Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and BearWritten by Tess Wrobleski

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

À toutes les latitudes, chercher à s’adapter

Qu’ils vivent dans le Grand Nord canadien, au Pérou ou en Ouganda, les peuples autochtones sont les premiers à pâtir du réchauffement du climat. Published January 04 2014 | Le DevoirWritten by Amélie Daoust-Boisvert

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Published on : 13 Jan 2014

Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27. This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

Published on : 27 Nov 2013

Now Accepting Projects for Undergraduate Research Projects

The ISS Undergraduate Training Program Research Projects Project Proposals Due: Jan 6, 2014  The ISS Team would like to invite professors from any depart­ment or faculty at the universities of McGill, INRS, Ecole Polytechnique and Sherbrooke to submit a proposal for an undergraduate student research project for our professional and tec

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Published on : 04 Dec 2013

Douglas-Based Research Team Obtains $1.5 Million to Study a New Method of Neuronal Communication

Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.

Published on : 27 Nov 2013

McGill’s quest to become a sustainable campus

A look into Vision 2020 Published November 18 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.

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Published on : 21 Nov 2013

On International Day, UN Secretary-General calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of protecting the environment in times of armed conflict, and stressed that strong natural resource governance can help prevent conflict and contribute to long-term peace. Published November 6 2013 | UN News CentreWritten by UN News 

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Published on : 07 Nov 2013

Dr. Ann C. Macaulay CM MD FCFP, steps down as Director of Participatory Research at McGill

I want to take this opportunity to honour and thank Ann C. Macaulay, CM MD FCFP, who was the founding Director of Participatory Research at McGill, for her decades of service and commitment to primary care and community health.  I am delighted that Ann continues on in our Department as Professor of Family Medicine and that we will continue to benefit from her mentoring, expertise, and experience. Following her medical training in the UK, Ann came to Canada in 1969 to pursue a career in family medicine.

Published on : 28 Oct 2013