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New joint McGill-Hydro-Québec research at the spotlight

Wed, 2017-04-26 08:39

New joint McGill-Hydro-Québec research at the spotlight.  For more information, follow this link:  Bright future for self-charging batteries

 

 

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New joint McGill-Hydro-Québec research at the spotlight

Wed, 2017-04-26 08:25

New joint McGill-Hydro-Québec research at the spotlight.  For more information, follow this link:  Bright future for self-charging batteries

 

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Guide to ‘fake news’ wins $30,000 National Business Book Award

Tue, 2017-04-25 19:37

A timely guide to distinguishing fact from fiction in the era of “fake news” was announced Monday as the winner of the $30,000 National Business Book Award. Neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin (professor emeritus at McGill University) said he was prompted to write “A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age” (Allen Lane Canada) as a response to the “Balkanization of the news over the last 15 years.”

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Hundreds of Montreal scientists, science lovers show up for solidarity march

Tue, 2017-04-25 19:34

McGill immunology PhD student Caitlin Schneider, who came to study in Montreal from Texas, said she brought her Canadian friends with her as a sign of solidarity against cuts to environmental protections in the United States as well as statements made by the Trump administration that were skeptical of climate change.

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship - call for nominations (due May 15, 2017)

Mon, 2017-05-15 12:00

The Schulich School of Music is conducting an internal competition to select its candidate for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship competition.

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Stephen Toope to receive honorary doctorate from McGill University

Tue, 2017-04-25 15:10

On Thursday, June 1, during the Faculty of Law’s Spring 2017 Convocation Ceremony, Professor Stephen J. Toope, O.C., BCL’83, LLB’83, will be awarded a Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, and will give the commencement address.

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Dobson Cup judge on Montreal’s startup scene

Tue, 2017-04-25 12:13

Kristina Tomaz-Young knows a thing or two about startups. She’s been involved with several projects since 2007, both as an adviser and as founder of her own companies, including Venture Cap TV and Skill2Go. She sat with The Dobson Chronicles to discuss her development as a businessperson, how to garner success at home and beyond, and judging the McGill Dobson Cup. Of the Montreal startup culture, Ms. Tomaz-Young is bullish, pointing to universities like McGill, the city’s venture capital firms, and incubators as proof of a vibrant scene. As for the Dobson Cup, Ms.

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Supremex announces addition of Desautels alumnus as CFO

Tue, 2017-04-25 12:10

Packaging specialist Supremex has announced the addition of Bertrand Jolicoeur to the executive team as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Jolicoeur comes off a stint as CFO and VP of rendering company Sanimax, and before that, he worked at Unican Security Systems and St Laurent Paperboard. He has also been the Corporate Controller at ABB and at Astral Media, though he got his start as an auditor at KPMG. Mr.

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