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McGill Engineering Research Showcase - MERS

18Oct201315:00
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18:00
McConnell Engineering Building 3480 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9, CA

Invitation to Industry

Register today to learn more about the innovative research taking place at McGill Engineering in the areas of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Aeros

Staff and faculty: Social Sciences & Humanities (SSHRC)

18Sep201310:00
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This user-friendly session is for faculty and staff to help you best advise your students as they undergo the SSHRC PhD application process and make departmental recommendations.

Recognizing and Supporting Students At-Risk in Graduate Supervision

9Mar201510:00
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12:00
Bronfman Building Room: 210, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

In this workshop, facilitators will present information to help you identify evidence of mental health problems, and to decide when to refer a student.

We will consider strategies for effective boundary setting and discuss the resulting mutual benefits for supervisors and supervisees. Each participant will be asked to present some hypothetical experiences during this workshop.

Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships

27Mar201510:00
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12:00
McLennan Library Building Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Professors are often asked to write letters of reference by students applying for awards and employment.  While time-consuming and sometimes difficult, a strong reference letter can change the outcome of any application.

$5 million generous gift from McGill alumni to the Faculty of Religious Studies

Photo of McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan

McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan, gave a transformative gift of $5 million to the Faculty of Religious Studies, as part of the University’s fundraising effort, Campaign McGill: History in the Making. This donation – the largest to the Faculty since its founding – will fortify teaching, research, scholarly collaboration and outreach related to the study of comparative religion and interfaith dialogue. 

Published: 9May2013

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Mourns Charlotte Légaré

We are deeply saddened to announce that our dear friend and colleague, Charlotte Légaré, passed away on Monday after a long struggle with cancer. Charlotte worked at McGill for 30 years.  For over 20 years she was Director of Graduate Studies, but more than that, Charlotte was the heart of GPS.   She will be greatly missed. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday May 4, 2013 at Urgel Bourgie funeral complex, 1255 Beaumont, Mont-Royal.

Published: 1May2013

McGill Postdoctoral fellow wins the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award and discusses his study in "The Academic Minute" podcast

Photo of Dr. Lessard

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to congratulate Dr. Jean-Philippe Lessard, an ecologist and postdoctoral fellow at the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science at McGill University, who has been selected as the April 2013 winner of an Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award, from the Fonds Nature et Technologies of the Government of Quebec. Dr. Lessard has also been featured in the "Academic Minute" podcast for his work building a new map of the world’s zoogeographic regions.

Published: 2May2013

Graduate student Xenia Kurguzova wins SSHRC prize

Xenia Kurguzova

Earlier this year, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) launched Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers, a competition encouraging Canadian post-secondary students to find innovative ways of communicating how funded research projects about people, behaviour, human thought and culture are beneficial to Canadians – and beyond. The winners will receive $3,000 and the chance to compete for a featured presentation at the next World Social Sciences Forum.

Published: 11Apr2013

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Celebrates the Life of Dr. Gordon MacLachlan

Dr. Gordon MacLachlan,

Emeritus Professor of Biology at McGill University, former Vice-Principal (Research) and Dean of Graduate Studies (1980-1990) Gordon MacLachlan passed away in early March, 2013. A professor at McGill University from 1962 to 1998, he is fondly remembered by fellow faculty members, students, friends and family. An obituary appeared in the Montreal Gazette on March 16. We celebrate Dr. McLachlan’s life and his contributions to the University and our deepest condolences are extended to Dr.

Published: 11Apr2013

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