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Announcing the establishment of the MISQA prize at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition

The MISQA Prize guarantees the first prize winning quartet quartet a place at the 2015 McGill International String Quartet Academy, and will cover travel, accommodation and per diems. The winner of the prize will be announced at the same time and in the same manner as all other WHISQC prizes, at the awards ceremony after the final on Sunday  March  29th, 2015.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2014

Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Talia Olshefsky

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Talia Olshefsky (MLIS '14) was interviewed by the McGill Library's "Library Matters" blog about her successful Practicum placement with the Library while a student in the Master's program.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2014

What’s in McGill’s giant brownie?

McGill à la carte event to highlight Fair Trade and Mac farm products  Published on Aug 21, 2014 | McGill Reporter Written by: Neale McDevitt

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Published on : 01 Sep 2014

Dr. Faleh Tamimi featured in Newsweek

Melatonin Supplements Could Prevent Osteoporosis In recent years, melatonin supplements have exploded on the market as a tool to help people get to sleep—the Nutrition Business Journal estimated that in 2012 (the most recent year for which data are available) sales reached $260 million; in 2007, that number was just $90 million. Now scientists say the immensely popular pills could help prevent or even reverse osteoporosis.

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Congratulations to our recent grant and student stipend recipients

Grants P. Campeau and D. Reinhardt Dissecting the role of fibronectin in chondrogenesis. FRQS RSBO Emerging Collaboration Grant H. Chertkow, M. Gornitsky, H. Paudel, H.M. Schipper. Development and validation of salivary TAU as a biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease. Weston Brain Institute grant

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

How much will Tim Hortons change?

Canadian coffee giant Tim Hortons has been acquired by Burger King and Canadians are worried. McGill University’s Prof. Karl Moore explains what can change about your coffee experience.Watch full video: Global Montreal

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Air Rage

Matt Galloway spoke with Karl Moore. He is an airline industry consultant and an associate professor at McGill University in Montreal. Listen to the episode: CBC Toronto

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

CaPS Acquisitions Update - September 2014

CaPS Acquisitions Update - September 2014 Check out our new career books and resources to help you to plan and get your dream career. You may borrow the following books or resources at CaPS, Brown Student Services Building (room 2200) New Books: CaPS - New Books New titles include:

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Professor Ichiro Fujinaga and his team of researchers awarded 2.5 million dollar grant from SSHRC to build digital musical recognition tools.

(From McGill Newsroom Feed)  For Ichiro Fujinaga, the thought of a thousand years of print and manuscript music collecting dust on the shelves of libraries and museums around the globe motivates him to think beyond the limitations of technology. What if digitized musical scores could be searched for a sequence of pitches, rhythms, and text? Music scholarship would be forever transformed.

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Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Desautels Faculty of Management launches App for iOS and Android

Powered by Blackboard Mobile, the Desautels App brings an interactive campus experience to members of the Desautels community.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

A new way of MBA thinking pulls on outside disciplines

Great minds may think alike, but for some MBA programs, different minds can lead to great thinking.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Warp Speed: 6 CEOs who climbed the corporate ladder crazy fast

At 34, Daniel Schwartz isn’t exactly a child anymore. But it’s certainly tempting to label him as some kind of “wunderkind” given his meteoric career trajectory. He was 33 when he landed the top executive job at Burger King.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

EXECUTIVE MBA Alumni Profile - France Margaret Bélanger, McGill-HEC Montreal

Executive MBA degrees are renowned for providing candidates with the skills and confidence to embark on a career change. For corporate attorney, France Margaret Bélanger, the qualification from McGill-HEC Montreal saw her career change from legal practice to the ice hockey arena with the Montreal Canadiens.

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Don’t tempt your employees to do the wrong thing

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 Northwestern’s Keith Murnighan.Read full article: The Globe and Mail

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

CTV Montreal: Are freight trains a risk?

McGill Prof Vedat Verter discusses a new train safety report. Watch full video: CTV Montreal

Published on : 28 Aug 2014