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Population research and spatial analysis: an interdisciplinary introduction and discussion session

Tue, 2015-06-23 15:00 - 17:00
Peterson Hall : Room 310, 3460 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E6


Source Site: /globalhealth

More funding for BIC researchers and their collaborators

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:37

Dr. Jean-Paul Soucy (Medical Director, BIC PET Program) just received $2M support from CQDM, Brain Canada and the Ontario Brain Institute for his project: 'The eye: a window to the brain'
More information here.

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Congratulations to Dr. Sridar Narayanan

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:27

Congratulations to the BIC's Professor Sridar Narayanan, on his new grant awarded by the ‪MS‬ Society of ‪‎Canada‬ for his project "Spatial Assessment of Cortical Demyelination in Multiple Sclerosis"

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Office Closure

Fri, 2015-06-19 (All day)

The Office of Admissions, Equity & Diversity will be closed exceptionally on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Thank you for your understanding.

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McGill's School of Social Work welcomes Derrolton James, B.A., MSW, OTSTCFQ as the new Director and Supervisor of the McGill Domestic Violence Clinic (MDVC)

Wed, 2015-06-17 12:27

On behalf of the McGill School of Social Work, we would like to welcome Derrolton James, B.A., MSW, OTSTCFQ as the new Director and Supervisor of the McGill Domestic Violence Clinic (MDVC) located on the 4th floor of Wilson Hall. 

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35th Annual Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Sun, 2015-10-04 08:00 - Tue, 2015-10-06 17:00
Hilton Quebec Hotel : Quebec City, QC

UBC Continuing Professional Department will be taking part in the 35th Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference in Quebec City from October 4 -6.

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Women's Studies Program Chair Dr Ada Sinacore Honoured by the Canadian Psychological Association

Wed, 2015-06-17 11:53

Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in the Faculty of Education and Chair of the Women's Studies Program at the IGSF, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.

This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.

Source Site: /igsf

Is phthalate alternative really safe?

New MUHC research warns DINCH plasticizer may need further safety evaluation
Wed, 2015-06-17 09:46

A commonly used  plasticizer known as DINCH, which is found in products that come into close contact with humans, such as medical devices, children's toys and food packaging, might not be as safe as initially thought. According to a new study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, DINCH exerts biological effects on metabolic processes in mammals.

Contact Information

Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514 934 1934 ext. 71381

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

Principal Suzanne Fortier receives honorary doctorate

Glasgow University degree underlines academic leadership of Principal Fortier and long-standing ties between the universities
Wed, 2015-06-17 09:49

Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom

New Segal Family Chair in Molecular Oncology

Dr. Christoph Borchers, world renowned proteomics researcher, recruited to McGill University and Segal Cancer Centre
Tue, 2015-06-16 16:43

Last night, Dr. Christoph Borchers was formally installed as the inaugural appointment to the Segal Family Chair in Molecular Oncology at McGill University. He will carry out his research on clinical proteomics at the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH).
By recruiting Dr. Borchers, who continues to serve as Director of the University of Victoria (UVic) – Genome BC Proteomics Centre, the JGH and McGill become a central hub for the first pan-Canadian proteomics program.

Contact Information

Contact: Tod Hoffman
Organization: Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital
Office Phone: 514-340-8222, ext. 8661
Source Site: /newsroom