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Divisive faultlines and the unplanned dissolutions of multipartner alliances.

Authors: Heidl, Ralph, Steensma, H. Kevin & Phelps, Corey.  Publication: Organization Science, 25 (5) (September-October, 2014): 1351-1371 Abstract:

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Published on : 19 Sep 2014

Divisive faultlines and the unplanned dissolutions of multipartner alliances.

Authors: Heidl, Ralph, Steensma, H. Kevin & Phelps, Corey.  Publication: Organization Science, 25 (5) (September-October, 2014): 1351-1371 Abstract:

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Published on : 19 Sep 2014

P.T. Research Associate - Position Available

Part-time (1 day/week) Research Associate position available to work under the supervision of Dr. Shari Baum, School of Communication Sciences & Disorders. Duties include carrying out and support all aspects of research associated with the Montreal Multilingualism Research Team, including  development of protocols for recruitment and screening of participants, maintenance of a participant database across sites, development of experimental methodology and completion of statistical analyses.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2014

What happens after the ALS ice bucket challenge?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a devastating fatal disease of the nervous system that kills two to five Canadians every day. On September 19th and 20th, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre will host the 10th Annual ALS Symposium of the Fondation André-Delambre. Nearly one hundred researchers and clinicians from several countries will come together to discuss recent progress in ALS research.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2014

Professor Somerville receives inaugural Jean Echlin Award

On September 11, during the International Palliative Care conference in Montreal, Professor Margaret Somerville received the 2014 Jean Echlin Award for Ethics in Palliative Care, sponsored by the deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research. The Institute wished to honour Professor Somerville’s career, stating that “she has been a bold beacon of reason in both her academic work and the public square against legalizing euthanasia, arguing for better access to high quality palliative care, especially pain management in caring for dying people.”

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Published on : 18 Sep 2014

Inaugural Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium

The Faculty of Law and the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law are pleased to announce the creation of the Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium, to be hosted annually at McGill University starting this Fall 2014 term. The Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium has been made possible by a generous grant from the law firm Spiegel Sohmer, for the purpose of fostering an academic community in which learning and scholarship may flourish.

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Published on : 17 Sep 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Building your brand in the era of digital marketing

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.

Published on : 17 Sep 2014

McGill comes in 21st in QS World University Rankings

McGill University and the University of Toronto might be neck-and-neck in the quest to be the top-ranked Canadian university in the world, but the real story in this year’s new QS World University Rankings has to be the surge of several other Canadian universities, including Université de Montréal, which jumped to 83rd in the world from 92nd last year.

Published on : 17 Sep 2014

Job Opportunity: Joint Tenure Track Appointment in Critical Development Studies

The Department of Anthropology and the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) at McGill University invites applications for a jointly appointed Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Critical Development, with a disciplinary focus in Anthropology, effective August 1, 2015.  We are seeking candidates with conceptually informed ethnographic projects whose work is centrally concerned with the critical exploration of development, broadly defined.  The successful candidate will bring anthropological insights to timely issues concerning development in ways tha

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Published on : 16 Sep 2014

Atelier TAG in consortium with Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes wins Salle de spectacle de Saint-Jérôme competition

Atelier TAG in consortium with Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes has won the Salle de spectacle de Saint-Jérôme competition.  Manon Asselin (B.Arch. 1992, M.Arch. 2001) is co-founder, with her partner Katsuhiro Yamazaki (B.Arch. 1996), of Atelier TAG. They were Gerald Sheff Visiting Professors in Architecture at the School during the Fall 2012 term.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2014

Financial Options for a Country Waiting for a Divorce

Authors: Reuven Brenner Publication: La Presse, IRRP Excerpt:  In its first paragraph, the draft bill of the Quebec government, tabled on December 7, 1994 in the National Assembly, declares that "Quebec is a sovereign country." In the next paragraphs the bill indicates ways in which constitutional, territorial and legal issues, as well as those linked with currency and international alliances would be settled in case of separation. Paragraph 15 states:

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Published on : 15 Sep 2014

Dr. Karyn Moffatt of the School of Information Studies awarded Google grant to help people with aphasia

Congratulations to Dr. Karyn Moffatt of the McGill School of Information Studies on her Google Faculty Award grant for the project "Supporting Communication for Persons with Aphasia via Contextual Prompting on a Heads-Up Display" with Co-PI Dr. Leah Findlater, University of Maryland, College Park.

Published on : 15 Sep 2014

Mr. Binh Le received the Outstanding Student MBE Award for his presentation at 18th International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy

Congratulations are in order for Mr. Binh Le for receiving the Outstanding Student MBE Award for his presentation entitled "Mg-doped InN nanowires: p-Type conduction and ambipolar behaviors". This presentation was made at the at 18th International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy which was held in Flagstaff, AZ on September 7th-12th, 2014. Mr. Le is a student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill, working under the supervision of Prof. Zetian Mi.

Published on : 15 Sep 2014

ISID Associate Director Sonia Laszlo On the Ebola Crisis

ISID Associate Director Professor Sonia Laszlo has published an opinion piece in the Toronto Star where she states that a more creative and coordinated approach is needed if we are to contain a global pandemic.  Read about it now:  Medicine and military alone will not save world from Ebola

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Published on : 15 Sep 2014