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New Dean of Science

Congratulations to Professor Bruce Lennox who will become the new Dean of the Faculty of Science, effective July 1, 2015. He is currently Tomlinson Professor of Chemistry, a former chair of the Department of Chemistry, and a leading nanoscientist. He will succeed Professor Martin Grant, who is finishing his second term as Dean of Science. More information.

Published: 22May2015

Changes to Tri-Council Open Access Policy

At the recent Faculty Council meeting Maya Kucij, Liaison Librarian at the Faculty of Education, discussed changes to the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy.

The following resources can provide you with further information and clarification regarding the new policy:

Through the McGill Library Services website:

Published: 12May2015

Prof. Victoria Kaspi, 2015 Killam Prize for the Natural Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Victoria Kaspi in the Department of Physics, who was awarded the Killam Prize today. Valued at $100,000, this is one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for academic-career achievement. Vicky Kaspi is a world-renowned astrophysicist known for her cutting-edge work on neutron stars and pulsars.

Published: 14Apr2015

Dr. David Pearsall interviewed about concussions, hockey and helmets

Concussions are a top-of-mind issue in hockey

To build a better helmet is a complex issue, says McGill expert

By Neale McDevitt
Published April 13, 2015, McGill Reporter

Published: 14Apr2015

Education students fêted at 38th McGill sports awards gala

Marika Guérin, Kinesiology major with the Faculty of Education, was named McGill University’s female rookie athlete of the year at the 38th annual varsity sports awards gala. Saint-Lazare’s Kelly Donivan, a 3rd year Secondary English Education major, was named MVP of McGill’s women’s rowing unit.

Published: 14Apr2015

In Her Own Words: Stories from Distinguished Research Careers

15Apr201515:30
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Music Building (New) Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

Please join us as some of McGill’s most accomplished women researchers share experiences and advice on advancing a career in academia or academic administration.

Annual Journey’s End—Journey’s Start is rite of passage for B.Ed. graduates

The annual professional development event Journey’s End—Journey’s Start took place Thursday, April 2nd with events in the Education building and across the campus. Focused on the themes of mindfulness and sustaining delight in teaching, the 2015 edition included five workshops, a reception, and a presentation by the keynote speaker, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher Charity Bryant.

Published: 9Apr2015

Faculty of Education at McGill's BRAVO Gala

McGill’s annual Bravo gala is a time to celebrate the best of the best in McGill’s research community by recognizing those researchers who have been awarded major provincial, national and international prizes.

This year, Professor Russell Hepple, Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was among those recognized. The Montreal General Hospital Foundation awarded him the 2014 Nesbitt McMaster Award for Excellence in Medicine and Surgery.

Published: 27Mar2015

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