The Bronfman Building, including the Howard Ross Library of Management, will be closed for important construction and water upgrades, starting Friday, November 23, 2007, at midnight, and will not reopen until Saturday noon at the earliest. We expect the Library to be open sometime after noon on Saturday. Library staff will be on hand to open the Library when the water is turned back on. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Dr. Ann Gamsa, director of psychological services at the MUHC Pain Centre, tells the Guelph Mercury (Nov. 2, 2007) that pain sufferers can learn to modify their pain by using a variety of mental strategies, including distraction, as a tool.
The Ann McCall Gallery was recently inaugurated at McGill's Undergraduate Dental Teaching Clinic in the Montreal General Hospital.
On Tuesday, November 13, 2007, Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor at McGill University, joined Catherine Bushnell, Director of the McGill Centre for Research on Pain, deans from the Faculties of Dentistry and Science and close friends and family at 740 Dr. Penfield to celebrate the launch of the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain. The Centre, now recognized as a world leader in the study and treatment of pain, is being named in honour of Mr. Alan Edwards in recognition of his steadfast commitment to pain research.
The Redpath section of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be open for study 24 hours a day, 7 days a week starting at 12:45 a.m., Monday, November 26, and ending at 6:00 p.m., Friday, December 21. A valid McGill ID card is required for access to the Library after 00:45 a.m. The Redpath main floor, as well as the Info Café and the cafeteria, will remain open overnight during this period.
Drs. Jocelyn Feine and Paul Allison of the McGill Faculty of Dentistry visited seven dental schools in India as part of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) to encourage research in medical care, including dental oral health.
McGill University has announced the donation of $300,000 by HSBC Bank Canada to establish the permanently endowed HSBC Bank Canada Management Awards at the Desautels Faculty of Management. The awards will be given annually to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce program and pursuing a major in Finance who have demonstrated high academic standing as well as a strong commitment to community service. "At HSBC Bank Canada, we believe that access to higher education is key to ensuring the future prosperity of the country," said Miguel Barrieras, Senior Vice-President, Quebec & Atlantic Regions, HSBC Bank Canada. "We are very pleased that these new Management Awards will help deserving students achieve their goals at McGill and we hope that the recipients will go on to make significant contributions to the community in the future." "It gives me great pleasure to announce this gift from HSBC Bank Canada. Providing financial support and incentives for our brightest students is an i
On December 4, 2007, McGill University's Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) will go live with its new website as a member of the Flintbox Network. This common platform is already used by more than 50 universities, government labs and other research organizations across Canada. In joining, McGill University completes the Flintbox Network to Canadian universities' intellectual property. With users from more than 100 countries around the world, this site will provide McGill with additional reach to effectively market its innovations and expertise.