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Office Closure|Multiple Mini-Interviews Monday, May 2|Wednesday,May 4 2016

Mon, 2016-05-02 00:00 - Wed, 2016-05-04 17:00

The Office of Admissions will be closed exceptionally from May 2 -4, 2016 inclusively, in order to attend to Multiple Mini Interview sessions(M3I) which will be held off-site.  Should you require immediate assistance or information, please visit o

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Neuroscience seminars: Probing inter-organelle communication in neurodegenerative diseases-Dr. Hiroshi Tsuda

Mon, 2016-05-02 11:00 - 12:00
Douglas Hospital : Bowerman Room (B-1127), 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
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McGill School of Information Studies newsletter - Spring 2016 edition

Tue, 2016-04-26 09:42

Announcing the Spring 2016 edition of the McGill School of Information Studies newsletter, featuring updates about the School and achievements of our alumni, faculty, and students.

Download the Spring 2016 newsletter as a PDF via our website, or browse articles on our SIS news blog.

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Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551

Mon, 2016-04-25 16:20

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Dr. Naved Bakali (PhD, Educational Studies, 2016) quoted in Le Devoir article concerning radicalization

Mon, 2016-04-25 14:36

Dr. Naved Bakali, recent graduate of our Education Studies PhD program, was interviewed by Le Devoir last week for an article concerning radicalization and islamophobia. "Anti-extrémisme extrême," by Marco Fortier, was published April 16, 2016.

[Read the article on Le Devoir's website]

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Future doctor finds purpose in her art

Mon, 2016-04-25 13:59

Anita Raj is a third-year medical student at McGill University. She is still folding origami, but it has become less a hobby and more an art form.  “There is an art to everything – from choosing the paper to shaping the final fold.” Montreal Gazette 

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Key mechanism identified in brain tumor growth

Discovery offers hope for more effective treatments of deadly glioblastomas
Mon, 2016-04-25 11:47

A gene known as OSMR plays a key role in driving the growth of glioblastoma tumors, according to a new study led by a McGill University researcher and published in the journal Nature Neuroscience.

Glioblastoma is the most aggressive type of brain tumor in adults. Unfortunately, there are no effective treatments for the disease. On average, patients succumb just 16 months after diagnosis.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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« L’HONORIS CAUSA, JE LE PRENDS POUR TOUTES LES FAMILLES AGRICOLES »

Mon, 2016-04-25 11:33

 

« L’HONORIS CAUSA, JE LE PRENDS POUR TOUTES LES FAMILLES AGRICOLES » La nouvelle a été divulguée sur Facebook : Maria Labrecque Ducheneau sera récipiendaire d’un doctorat honorifique (honoris causa) le 3 juin prochain. Le doctorat lui sera décerné par la rectrice de l’Université McGill, Suzanne Fortier, lors de la collation des grades des étudiants en sciences de l’agriculture et de l’environnement.

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Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste

Mon, 2016-05-09 10:30 - 12:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Doctoral defence for Ms. Sabaa Ahmad Khan.

Thesis title: Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste.

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Lawrence Goodridge interviewed on Hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries

Mon, 2016-04-25 11:29

 

LAWRENCE GOODRIDGE, DEPT. OF FOOD SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY, WAS INTERVIEWED ON CBC RADIO’S HOMERUN AT 5:40 PM ABOUT AN OUTBREAK OF HEPATITIS A LINKED TO BERRIES SOLD AT COSTCO.

LISTEN: CBC Homerun

 

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