It gives us great pleasure to announce that, on May 11th, Sina Hashemi (DMD IV and former DSS President) was presented with the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal by the Honorable Pierre Duchesne during an official ceremony in Montreal. Sina was among 6 university students across Quebec who received the prestigious award.
Research on elderly rats suggests possible avenue for prevention of osteoporosis
Faleh Tamimi, is the leader of a research team that has just discovered that melatonin supplements make bones stronger in elderly rats and therefore, potentially, in elderly humans too. “Old rats are tedious to work with because they get sick a lot and that means they also cost a lot more. But if you’re interested in diseases like osteoporosis, they’re an essential part of the process.”
An important message from IT Services
In April, we emailed you about the Heartbleed vulnerability and its potential impact on McGill. All of McGills central IT systems have been evaluated, and updates were applied where needed. As a final precaution, we strongly encourage you to change your McGill Password without delay.
If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your password.
On behalf of McGill Teaching and Learning Services ...
Please join us at the opening of the Faculty of Engineering’s Inaugural Active Learning Conference on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 10 am to 12 pm at McGill University.
Our keynote speaker, Professor Michael Prince, will be speaking about Active Learning for Busy Skeptics.
CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships - MSc program
- Sandrine Couldwell, "The effect of exercise and high fat diet on circulating mediators of energy metabolism" (Kaartinen Lab)
- Yekta Ansari, "The role of salivary trace elements in tooth homeostasis" (Tamimi Lab)
The Faculty of Dentistry is currently conducting a search for two non-tenure clinical-track positions; one in Periodontics and the other one for the Continuing Dental Education Program. Candidates must submit their applications, as per the instructions provided on the advertisements, by April
- On January 16th, McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry and its outreach program were featured on the show "une pilule, une petite granule" (Télé-Québec) as part of a report on accessibility to oral health care in Quebec. Watch the segment here
There is an article about McGill Dentistry's new facility in the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association. Read it here
The Faculty of Dentistry announced Friday that many of its activities, including its undergraduate teaching clinic and clinical and community research unit, will be moving to a building located at the corner of McGill College Avenue and Sherbrooke Street. The Faculty of Dentistry will occupy three floors at 2001 McGill College Ave.
The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents Implant-Retained Overdentures: Hands-On Course.
Facilitated by: Dr. Samer Abi Nader, Dr. Ali Fakhry and Dr. Jocelyne Feine
Didactic in the morning, HANDS-ON in the afternoon
Hands-on limited to 20 participants
Morning audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants
Afternoon audience: Dentists