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Applying for Your SSHRC Award (PhD only)


This user friendly session is for students planning to apply for an SSHRC - PhD award this fall for the 2014-15 funding cycle. 

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Applying for Your NSERC Award (PhD only)


This user friendly session is for students planning to apply for an NSERC - PhD award this fall for the 2014-15 funding cycle. 

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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

This workshop is based on the Safe Space workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People.

Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

McLennan Library Building MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community.

Designing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions

McConnell Engineering Building 12, 3480 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9, CA

Would you like to improve the quality of your Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)? Would you like to learn how to use MCQs to assess higher order thinking skills such as application and analysis?

Congratulations to all graduate students convocating in spring 2013!

photo of Ph.D. students in scarlet gowns with pale green facings.

McGill University’s celebrated academic story continues to be enriched by the ambition and optimism of its graduates. Congratulations to all the Master’s and PhD students who will receive their hard-earned degrees this week during Convocation ceremonies from May 27 to June 3.  We are proud to welcome you to the illustrious network of scholars, alumni and supporters that make up the McGill community.

Published: 30May2013

$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

Desautels MBA students win 2013 Hult Prize - Boston Regional Finals with plan to solve urban hunger with diet of crickets

photo of the winning team with their Hult awards

A team of five MBA students from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management won the Boston Regional Finals of the 2013 Hult Prize in March for their plan to develop a manufacturing plant to grow edible crickets and decrease urban hunger. The MBA students competed against 42 other schools, including Harvard, MIT, and Yale. The Hult prize is a great start -up accelerator program dedicated to supporting social entrepreneurs. Each year, students work together to develop innovative social enterprises that aim to eliminate a social isssue selected by the committee.

Published: 8May2013


Photo of Ryan Bailey with Helen Nagy, FAAR'86, RAAR'09 and Eric W. Lindgren

Congratulations to Mr. Ryan Bailey (right), a Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of Religious Studies on his recent success in winning the Emeline Hill Richardson Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize. The American Academy in Rome is a leading American overseas center for independent studies and advanced research in the fine arts and humanities.

Published: 7May2013

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