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University must prepare students for new labour market

Universities will have to prepare students for multiple career changes and a longer working life if they are to contribute to reducing the global inequality that is a major focus of this week’s discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, says the principal of McGill University, Suzanne Fortier. The Globe and Mail

Published: 22Jan2016

School diversity is an asset

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, the first female dean of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, says it is important to embrace diversity in schools by having open communication. Financial Times

Published: 22Jan2016

Découvrez le Centre de la science de la biodiversité

Andrew Gonzalez, professeur à l’Université McGill, présente dans cette capsule vidéo, le Centre de la Science de la Biodiversité du Québec et ses axes de recherche. Média Terre

Published: 22Jan2016

The Neuro receives support from Montreal-based Vigilant Global for the development of first chemical brain atlas

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, today announced a significant donation from Montreal-based technology firm Vigilant Global that will enable the development of the world’s first chemical brain atlas. The Neuro team, led by neurosurgeon and research scientist Dr.

Published: 21Jan2016

Hôtel-de-Ville Residence celebrates eclecticism

Nik Luka, an architecture and urban planning professor at McGill University, says that the Hôtel-de-Ville project is remarkable. The Globe and Mail

Published: 21Jan2016

100 types of bugs likely share your home

The study published this week sampled 50 homes in Raleigh, North Carolina, but Canadian homes would have just as many species, said Chris Buddle, an entomologist at McGill University. Ottawa Citizen

Published: 21Jan2016

Word-of-mouth recruitment can help workforce diversity

By Chris Chipello

Word-of-mouth recruitment is the most common way to fill jobs, and management scholars have long thought that this practice contributes to job segregation by gender: women tend to reach out to other women in their networks, and men do likewise.

Published: 22Jan2016

Fighting the new-age hatred

Op-ed by Gil Troy, professor of history. The Jerusalem Post

Published: 20Jan2016

John Wood: ‘I had to get out of Microsoft'

Karl Moore, professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management, interviews John Wood, the founder of Room to Read, a global non-profit organization that promotes literacy and gender equality in education. Financial Post

Published: 20Jan2016