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, Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Broadband Communications, Sustainability in Engineering and Design, via poster presentations from the Faculty’s top PhD and Master’s students.
Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1½ day workshop held on Thursday, May 8 (9:00am - 5:00pm) & Tuesday, May 13 (9:30am - 1pm), 2014.
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. Sign up for this informative session covering:
• Award details and eligibility
• Application policies and procedure
• Required documents (reference letters, transcripts, etc.)
• Quotas and recommendation criteria
This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).
This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.
Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.
Did you know that more than 40% of university teachers in Canada claim a mother tongue other than English?1 Did you know that at McGill, 50% of the students claim a mother tongue other than English?”2 Teaching at a university where there are linguistically diverse faculty and student populations can present some interesting communication challenges. If you teach in your second language or interact with students from a variety of language backgrounds, join us for an interactive talk about how to address these oral communication challenges.
Professors are often asked by students to write reference letters for funding opportunities. This interactive session is designed to help you answer questions such as:
- Are you obliged to write a reference letter if asked by a student and how might you respond if you are not supportive?
- How much lead time should you expect in order to write a reference letter?
- What information should be provided by the student?
What are the key elements of a “good” reference letter and what pitfalls should be avoided?
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.