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Brian Rubineau Awarded SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Fri, 2016-05-06 16:25

The proposed knowledge synthesis project will describe novel and implementable evidence based opportunities (EBOs) for promoting the participation and retention of women in STEM careers over the school-to-work transition. The project will focus on integrating scholarship and evidence regarding informal social dynamics involving peers – peer influence, social capital, and social networks – to identify these novel EBOs.

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Patrick Augustin Awarded 2016 CME Group Foundation Grant

Fri, 2016-05-06 16:18

Detecting Informed Trading in Illiquid Option Markets

Researchers: Augustin, P., Grass, G., and Subrahmanyam, M. G.

Summary of research project:

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Seminar - "The Role of Acculturation Orientation, Perception, and the Doctor-Immigrant Patient Relationship on Immigrant Health" with Amanda Whittal

Tue, 2016-05-17 12:30 - 13:30

Seminar - "The Role of Acculturation Orientation, Perception, and the Doctor-Immigrant Patient Relationship on Immigrant Health" with Amanda Whittal

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Medical Education Rounds: Teaching toward Attention: the Pedagogies of Narrative Medicine

Thu, 2016-06-09 16:00 - 17:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphiteatre, 5th Floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Narrative Medicine is a prominent development in the humanities and has influenced many aspects of clinical practice and education in the health professions.

Learning Objectives:

Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Sonia Bichler-Branchaud
Organization: Faculty Development Office, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Office Phone: (514) 398-2698
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Grand Rounds: From Neurotoxicity to Vulnerability: A Developmental Perspective of the Effects of Stress on the Brain - Dr. Sonia Lupien

Fri, 2016-05-13 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
Source Site: /psychiatry

Transfer of International Relations Division to Provost's Office Purview

Fri, 2016-05-06 14:29

On April 21, 2016, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced that the International Relations division of the Office of the Vice-Principal of Research and International Relations will be transitioning to the purview of the Office of the Provost. The following is an excerpt of the memo that Principal Fortier addressed to the McGill University Senate. 

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Olaf Recktenwald PhD Oral Defense

Thu, 2016-05-12 14:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 101, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

"Dissolving Ornament: A Study of Bavarian Rocaille."  All are welcome to attend.

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Profs. Rabbat and Bouffard are ECE's newest William Dawson Scholars

Fri, 2016-05-06 11:19

On May 1st, ECE professors François Bouffard and Michael Rabbat were each appointed as William Dawson Scholars at McGill. At the same time, Prof. Zetian Mi was reappointed as a William Dawson Scholar for a second five-year term.

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Building Inclusive Communities for Refugees: A Public Leadership Challenge Series

Thu, 2016-05-19 06:00 - Wed, 2016-06-01 19:45

The Jeanne Sauvé Foundation is pleased to invite you to attend unique public Forum events in the context of the 2015-17

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Why Canada should be happy with Bombardier under family control

Fri, 2016-05-06 10:15

Karl Moore is an associate professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, and an associate fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford University. He is a long-time observer of the aviation industry and Bombardier.

Last week was big for Bombardier and the C Series, with a major order from Delta Air Lines. The question now is whether the federal government should financially support the company.

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