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Technical workers groom their social skills

“You have to learn to tell the story about what it is, and why it works. At some point, you’re going to have to explain this to investors, and if you come in with dry, technical stuff, you run a risk of losing their interest.” Donald Smith, professor and plant scientist. The Globe and Mail

Published: 6Apr2016

Comment recycler les revenus du marché du carbone?

La tarification n’est pas sans risque, écrit le groupe dirigé par Christopher Ragan, professeur d’économie à l’Université McGill. Le Devoir

Published: 6Apr2016

A new discovery in the human auditory system

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute

Discovery will inform further research into hearing disorders and brain training

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have made an important discovery about the human auditory system and how to study it, findings that could lead to better testing and diagnosis of hearing-related disorders.

Published: 6Apr2016

Brain responses found to originate from previously unknown source

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have made an important discovery about the human auditory system and how to study it, findings that could lead to better testing and diagnosis of hearing-related disorders.

The researchers detected frequency-following responses (FFR) coming from a part of the brain not previously known to emit them. FFRs are neural signals generated in the brain when people hear sounds.

Published: 6Apr2016

Expert: IGA cuts food prices

Grocer IGA is cutting its fresh food prices in Quebec. (Le Journal de Québec)

Pascal Thériault, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, McGill University

Faculty lecturer in economy, he's also the director of Community Relations for the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Published: 5Apr2016

Supportive management can make/break nursing careers

“Paying close attention to the leadership practices of nurse managers could go a long way in improving patient care and increasing the retention rate among our new nurses.” Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay, associate professor, Ingram School of Nursing. McKnight's

Published: 5Apr2016

Networking for introverts: a cheetah at a lion's game

Op-ed co-written by Karl Moore, professor at Desautels Faculty of Management, and Daniel Metliski, student. Forbes

Published: 5Apr2016

Des dictionnaires pour protéger les langues autochtones

«La Micmaque qui nous servait de référence dans notre étude de cette langue voulait que nos travaux puissent être utiles à sa communauté, a souligné Jessica Coon de l’Université McGill. Nous avons donc présenté nos observations à une classe d’adultes, par exemple au sujet de la façon dont les questions et les phrases sont construites par rapport à d’autres langues.» Journal Métro

Published: 4Apr2016

How offshore banking costs Canada billions per year

“We have a tax system that is totally unfair and incapable of being administered in any kind of a coherent fashion,” Allison Christians, chair in tax law at McGill University, said. Toronto Star

Published: 4Apr2016

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