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2016-17 Desautels Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Professor Juan Serpa and Professor Sujata Madan who have been selected as the recipients of the 2016-17 Desautels Faculty Teaching Award for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching, respectively. 

Published on : 17 May 2017

Vrinda Narain awarded the 2017 Gonthier Fellowship

Professor Vrinda Narain is the recipient of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice’s 2017 Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship. She will present results of her research project entitled “Difference and Inclusion: Reframing Multiculturalism and Reasonable Accommodation” at CIAJ’s Annual Conference on diversity this fall.

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Published on : 17 May 2017

FRSQ Competition results 2017-2018

Congratulations to the FRSQ Competition 2017-2018 winners! Chercheurs-bousiers Dr. Xiangfei Meng Dr. Jamie Near Dr. Brett Thombs Chercheurs-bousiers cliniciens Dr. Michael Bodnar Dr. Eduardo Chachamovich Dr. Tuong-Vi Nguyen Dr. Soham Rej Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto

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Published on : 17 May 2017

CIHR Fall 2016 Project Grant and Bridge Grant results

Congratulations to the CIHR 2016 Project Grant and Bridge Grant winners!

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Published on : 17 May 2017

Omar Toulan appointed to Editorial Review Board of AMR

Omar Toulan, Associate Professor in Strategy & Organization was recently appointed to the Editorial Review Board of Academy of Management Review (AMR), one of the top ten most influential and frequently cited management journals.

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Published on : 17 May 2017

May 2017 | PhD candidate Milaine Alarie was interviewed on television about her work on age-hypogamous relationships

PhD candidate Milaine Alarie was interviewed on television about her work on age-hypogamous relationships: https://ici.tou.tv/sexplora/S02E07

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Published on : 17 May 2017

May 2017 | The Canadian Sociological Association will hold a panel celebrating the sociology of John Hall

The Canadian Sociological Association will hold a panel celebrating the sociology of John Hall. For more information, visit: https://www.csa-scs.ca/conference/conference-events/event/the-hallsian-approach-the-sociology-of-john-a-hall/

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Published on : 17 May 2017

Theory to Practice Dragon’s Den 2017

In the 2015 federal election campaign, the Liberal party led by Justin Trudeau promised to “legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana.” In early April 2017, the Liberals took a giant step toward fulfilling that promise, introducing a bill aimed at regulating the recreational use, sale and cultivation of marijuana, along with a second bill to bring marijuana use under the ambit of the impaired driving laws.

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Published on : 16 May 2017

Jui Ramaprasad appointed Associate Editor of MISQ

Jui Ramaprasad, Associate Professor in Information Systems was recently appointed Associate Editor of the Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), a top management journal.

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Published on : 16 May 2017

Greening McGill container garden by container garden

McGill Reporter | March 6, 2017 By: McGill Reporter Staff Recently, the McGill Office of Sustainability brought together some 50 staff members to get outside and garden together as part of the Staff Community Garden project. Organizers want to give McGill staff a new way to connect, learn about gardening, and get engaged in other sustainability initiatives around campus.

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Published on : 16 May 2017

Prof. Catherine Guastavino, School of Information Studies, featured on the Radio-Canada show « Les années lumière »

Écoutez Catherine Guastavino et Romain Dumoulin nous parler du projet de recherche La ville sonore (Sounds in the city) dans une entrevue réalisée à l’émission Les Années Lumières de Radio-Canada durant le 85ème congrès de l’ACFAS.   ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/les-annees-lumiere/episodes/380963/audio-fil-du-dimanche-14-mai-2017/4

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Published on : 16 May 2017

Turning skin cells into brain cells

Microglia, critical to Alzheimer’s research, can now be produced artificially The quest for better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has a powerful new tool at its disposal — the ability to artificially generate brain cells that have been shown to play an important role in the disease function.

Published on : 16 May 2017

McGill announces 2017 honorary doctorate recipients

McGill University has released the names of the inspirational leaders who will be receiving honorary doctorates this year. The slate includes luminaries in fields ranging from music to sustainability. Nobel Prize winners Arthur McDonald and Paul Nurse will be honoured, as will former prime ministers Paul Martin and Brian Mulroney.

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Published on : 16 May 2017

Air Canada moves to a new loyalty program after 2020

After 2020, Air Canada plans to be running its own in-house loyalty program instead of sticking with Aeroplan. So, what does that mean? For now, not much. Aeroplan members have plenty of time to use up their points. But once Air Canada shifts to its new plan, there are several possibilities.

Published on : 16 May 2017

Rima Qureshi leaves Ericsson North America after less than a year as boss

After less than a year at the job, Ericsson Senior VP and head of North American operations Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96) has left the company. Chief Strategy Officer Niklas Hueveldop has stepped in on an interim basis, and the company has started the search for a permanent replacement. Ericsson is in the midst of a turnaround, streamlining operations and bumping up its investment in R&D.

Published on : 16 May 2017