The results of the first CIHR ‘Project Scheme’ competition were announced recently, and two SPOT researchers were successful Principal Investigators (PI), leading teams of supporting faculty Co-Investigators. Aliki Thomas (PI) and her team including Sara Ahmed, André Bussières, and Nancy Mayo and Anouk Lamontagne (PI) leading her team including Joyce Fung, Anita Menon, and Claire Perez .
Geneviève Saumier named as co-rapporteur of a Special Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law
In June 2016, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convened a Special Commission to prepare a draft Convention on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters. The Hague Conference appointed Professor Geneviève Saumier as a Co-Rapporteur of this Special Commission. She is one of two people charged in preparing the Explanatory Report that will accompany the finalized Convention, and she will be present during Convention negotiation rounds.
There is a fraudulent email circulating with the subject: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca". It contains links to a malicious site that looks identical to the Outlook Web App login page. The URL in the link has been blocked and is now inaccessible from within the McGill network; however recipients off campus must beware.
Attention IDS undergrads and DSO graduate students! Are you heading out to the field for an internship or research project this summer? Do you plan on taking a camera? If so, share your experiences with the ISID community! Enter your photo in the ISID photo competition
Enrico Quilico (MA, 2015), alumnus of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is helping to raise funds for Brain Injury Canada by participating this weekend's Ironman Triathlon in Lake Placid, VT. Over ten years ago, Quilico was involved in a motorcycling accident. He was lucky to survive. Now, after rehabilitation for his severe brain injury, he is a graduate of education programs at both McGill and Concordia, and will be teaching adult literacy this autumn.
As dean of Harvard Business School, part of Nitin Nohria’s job is to mythologise its vast campus. The inauguration last month of yet another new building offered a perfect marketing opportunity. Not all are convinced that it equates to real experience, however. Henry Mintzberg, a McGill University management professor, is a long-time critic of MBAs and the case method, which he sees as too theoretical. He characterises the Field innovation as “young know-nothings shooting off their mouths about things they don’t understand”.
Katie MacEntee, Casey Burkholder, and Joshua Schwab-Cartas, PhD candidates in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, co-edit a new book, What’s a Cellphilm? Integrating Mobile Phone Technology into Participatory Visual Research and Activism, produced by Sense Publishers.
La Presse donne la parole aux grands dirigeants du Québec. Chaque vendredi, un patron répond à cinq questions posées par le chef d'entreprise interviewé la semaine précédente. Et ainsi de suite. LE PARCOURS D'ALAIN BELLEMARE EN BREF Âge : 55 ans Études : Alain Bellemare est titulaire d'un baccalauréat en génie mécanique de l'Université de Sherbrooke et d'un MBA de l'Université McGill. En poste depuis : février 2015 Nombre d'employés : 65 000, dont 17 000 au Québec
Natif de Lacolle, Alain Pinsonneault est un professeur à l'université McGill et un chercheur de renommée internationale. Ses travaux portent notamment sur les impacts des technologies de l'information sur les organisations. Il a été décoré de l'Ordre national du Québec par le premier ministre Philippe Couillard, lors d'une cérémonie qui s'est tenue le 22 juin, à l'Assemblée nationale. Lire l'article complet: Coup d'Oeil, le 23 juin, 2016
For the second consecutive year, Macdonald Food Science teams have won big, Two teams — Rephyll and Fitamin Multimeal — took first place in their categories at the annual New Product Development Competitions, held as part of the 2016 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Conference.
Congratulations to James McGill Professor Xin Zhao who received the 2016 West Agro Inc. Award from the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA). The award is given to one individual each year "to recognize outstanding research of milk quality as affected by control of mastitis, management of milking, and practices in production of milk." The award was presented at a ceremony during the annual meeting of the ADSA in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Update, July 26, 10:50am: This morning's work on the Colombo ILL system is complete. There should be no more downtime. Please take note of the new Colombo ILL login URL: https://mcgill.vdxhost.com/zportal/zengine?VDXaction=HTTPXMLLogin.
Hydro One Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment ofJames (Jamie) Scarlett as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Hydro One Inc., effective September 1, 2016. Mr. Scarlett earned his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Toronto in 1981 and his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of McGill in 1975. Read full article: Money News, July 21, 2016
Hydro One Ltd. has appointed James Scarlett as executive vice-president and chief legal officer, effective Sept. 1, 2016. ...Mr. Scarlett earned his law degree (JD) from the University of Toronto in 1981 and his bachelor of commerce degree from the University of McGill in 1975. Read full article: Stockwatch, July 21, 2016