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[Canada-China Youth Business Forum] William Polushin, Founder & President of AMAXIS Inc.

Canada William Polushin is Founder and President of AMAXIS Inc. He is also Founding Director of the Program for International Competitiveness, and a Lecturer in international business at the Desautels Faculty of Management.Watch video: Freenewspos

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Creating health awareness: A social media enabled collaborationd

Authors: Lapointe, Liette; Ramaprasad, Jui; Vedel, Isabelle Publication: Health and Technology Abstract:

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Off-campus access, interlibrary loan, and authentication services unavailable Saturday, June 14, 10:00pm to 10:30pm

This coming Saturday, June 14, starting at 10:00 PM, McGill IT will be carrying out scheduled maintenance on central authentication systems. As a result, you will not be able to login to most Library services for a 5-minute period of time within the maintenance window. This includes EZproxy (off-campus access to e-resources), Colombo (interlibrary loan), and several other online services.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Professor Philip Oxhorn named Member of the Governing Council of SID

Professor Philip Oxhorn has been appointed as a member of the Governing Council of the Society of International Developent, based in Rome.  Full information can be found on the Society for International Development's webpage. http://www.sidint.net/content/sid-welcomes-philip-oxhorn-new-member-sid-governing-council

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Becky Lentz awarded IPLAI Resident Faculty Fellowship 2014-2016

For more information, please visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/iplai/people/resident-faculty-fellows/introducing-2014-2016-fellows

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Frank Elgar and Philippa Bird are in Sweden from June 11-13 for the Sixth International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH) Annual Workshop.

Frank Elgar and Philippa Bird are in Sweden from June 11-13 for the Sixth International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH) Annual Workshop at the Center for Health Equity Studies (CHESS), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University.   For more information on INRICH, visit http://www.centrelearoback.ca/inrich/  

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014

McGill Fossil Fuel Decisions Shift

The McGill University board of governors has included “grave environmental degradation” as allowable criteria for divestment. Published on June 10, 2014 | The Gazette by: Karen Seidman Many students at McGill University are celebrating a fundamental shift in how the university will decide whether to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2014

McGill Nonlinear Physics Professor and Climatologist Shaun Lovejoy: Global Warming is not a "Natural" Occurrence

Opinion: Research Shows the Global Warming isn't natural Published on June 9, 2014 | The Gazette by: Shaun Lovejoy Last year, the Quebec Skeptics Society laid down a challenge: “If anthropogenic global warming is as strong as scientists claim, then why do they need supercomputers to demonstrate it?” My immediate response was: “They don’t.”

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Published on : 11 Jun 2014

Student Research Day, Award Recipients

Congratulations to the award recipients of the 2014 Student Research Day!  Ian Blum, FRSQ Top Presentation Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr. Kai-Florian Storch)A novel neurological mechanism driving rhythms of dopamine release Lauren Reynolds, Douglas Institute Second Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr.

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

Is Strategic Philanthropy Yesterday’s News?

As I read the lead article in the latest issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, “Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World,” by John Kania, Mark Kramer, and Patty Russell, I tried to imagine what it would feel like to do so from the vantage point of the director of a small nonprofit.

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

变化大 加拿大航空10大新体验

近日,加拿大2家最大航空公司均透露,随着夏季来临,航空旅游需求上升强劲,5月客流量增长超航空公司新增载客能力,航班经常满员。不断引进的新技术, 以及联邦政府对相关规定的修订,许多空中飞人已经开始发觉,现在航空公司从检票到行李安检都与过去有所不同。 ... 信用卡随时随地支付这一特点,使得机舱文化和空服人员职责也相应发生改变。麦吉尔大学教授摩尔(Karl Moore)说,航空公司想办法赚钱,现在空服随之多了机上出售餐点和免关税物品的职责,必要时还出售紧急过道座位。Read full article (in Chinese): Epoch Times

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

Ottawa researcher hopes bugs can address global food insecurity

Gabe Mott is spending the summer in Mexico, where the company he's part of is trying to figure out how to industrialize the production of insects — or micro-livestock — to address global food insecurity.

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, eExams unavailable Wednesday, June 11, 10:00pm to 10:15pm

eScholarship@McGill, including eTheses, eExams and other locally digitized material available via the Catalogue, will be unavailable Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 10:00pm until 10:15pm due to regular server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2014

CORRUVEN, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers

On or about June 6, 2014, Mr. Denis Duguay officially resigned from his positions as Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Published on : 10 Jun 2014

El fenómeno de las estrategias emergentes

Por Jerko Juretic. Si usted le pregunta a cualquier persona de su empresa qué es una estrategia, la mayoría le respondería que es un plan de acción elaborado por la alta dirección. ... En 1978, el experto en management, Henry Mintzberg, propuso que la estrategia también podía ser entendida como un patrón consistente de acciones en el tiempo, desarrollada de manera intencional -o no- por una compañía. 

Published on : 10 Jun 2014