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Le Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en musique, médias et technologie: à la fine pointe de la recherche entre musique, technologie et science

Par Raymond Desmarteau | francais [at] rcinet [dot] ca jeudi 19 mai, 2016

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Published on : 20 May 2016

Thinspiration from the "Biggest Loser": Social Interactions in a Weight Loss Program

Authors: Uetake, K., Yang, N. Abstract: 

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Employment Opportunity: Research Associate

Position title: Research Associate Brief description of duties:  This position, available for a period of 8 months, is to complete a research project on the effects of chiral acidic amino acids on vaterite biomineral growth.  The person accepted into this position will be expected to build upon previous work done in the lab to extend our findings that chiral amino acids exert regulatory hierarchical control over the formation of biomineralized chiral suprastructures.  

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Published on : 20 May 2016

Downtime for McGill WorldCat and McGill Full Text links, June 4-5

Due to scheduled maintenance, the following services and systems will be unavailable from June 4, 2016 at 9pm until June 5, 2016 at noon: McGill WorldCat Local catalogue McGill Full Text links We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 19 May 2016

DISE's Dr. Susan Ballinger co-edits "Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning," John Benjamin Publishing Co.

Co-edited by Dr. Susan Ballinger of our Department of Integrated Studies, Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning is now available via John Benjamin Publishing Company. The volume "represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning," states the publisher. Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning was also co-edited by Masatoshi Sato of Universidad Andres Bello.

Published on : 19 May 2016

Dr. Choudry's "Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today" featured in LSE's Review of Books

Professor Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies, was recently featured in the London School of Economics and Political Science's Review of Books. Dr. Choudry recently co-edited, with Mondli Hlatshwayo, the publication Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today. Reviewer Paul Clewett refers to the recent publication as a "fascinating read."

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KPE's Dr. Schaefer among AERA Conference award winners

Dr. Lee Schaefer, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was the recipient of the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Narrative Research Special Interest Groups' Award for the Most Outstanding Publication of 2016.

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Published on : 19 May 2016

Next-Gen Retirement

Authors: Vough, H., Bataille, C., Sargent, L., Lee, M. Publication: Harvard Business Review Abstract: 

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Published on : 19 May 2016

Multiple honours for Prof. Shane McIntosh

A paper co-authored by Prof. Shane McIntosh with collaborators from UFRN (Brazil) and Queen’s University was awarded an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award by the 13th Int’l Conf. on Mining Software Repositories! More about the significance of these awards is available here.

Published on : 19 May 2016

ECE Students honoured at the 13th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories

ECE undergraduates Jacob Barnett, Charles Gather, and Luke Soldano won the runner-up prize in the Mining Challenge of the 13th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories. Their submission to the challenge was based on their capstone design project that was supervised by Prof. Shane McIntosh this past academic year.

Published on : 19 May 2016

Audiences Want More Diverse Film Casts, Despite Studio Fears — Study

When Hollywood is taken to task for the lack of diversity in high-profile films, decision-makers' responses tend to boil down to the idea that they're actually giving audiences what they want. Movies led by familiar (usually meaning white) faces are the most profitable, they argue, hence the casting of Scarlett Johansson in "Ghost in the Shell" and Tilda Swinton in "Doctor Strange."

Published on : 19 May 2016

Bombardier ou les avantages du contrôle familial

La commande que Delta Air Lines a passée récemment à Bombardier représente un appui important à la C Series. Maintenant, reste à déterminer si le gouvernement fédéral devrait fournir une aide financière à l’entreprise. Karl Moore est professeur agrégé à la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill et associé au Green Templeton College de l’Université d’Oxford. Il s’intéresse depuis longtemps à l’industrie aéronautique et à Bombardier. 

Published on : 19 May 2016

MBA News: Rising tuition, rising demand

In 2010, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management did something extraordinary. It more than tripled the cost to attend its MBA program. The idea behind it was to make the program more self-sufficient and to rely less on money from the government of the province of Quebec. This year, the Montreal-based school will see a record number of applications, up 15% from last year. The director of the program says the increase in tuition has only raised the school’s cache, convincing people that more expensive means higher quality.

Published on : 19 May 2016

Violist Marina Thibault named a Révélation musicale 2016-2017

Violist Marina Thibault, MMus'15, has been named a Révélation musicale 2016-2017 by Radio-Canada.   While a student at the Schulich School of Music she was in the class of Prof. André Roy, and was a winner of the McGill Concerto Competition.  The Révélations musicales program provides both artistic support and a performance platform for talented young artists.  

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Published on : 19 May 2016