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Education students grow from work with SEDE

Mon, 2015-05-11 11:53

Community work has applications to academic pursuits

Published May 7, 2015, McGill Reporter

Through a formal partnership established in 2014, where each benefits from and extends the expertise and reach of the other,  SEDE and the Faculty of Education work in tandem to strengthen equity and diversity education at McGill and beyond.

Source Site: /education
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Alcohol consumption - OECD

A new OECD report, Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use: Economics and Public Health Policy, analyses major trends in alcohol consumption and examines the health and economic impact of policies, such as tax, regulation, education and health care, on dangerous drinking.
Mon, 2015-05-11 11:46

Source Site: /newsroom

Quebec registry for users of medical cannabis

MUHC researcher heads one of the largest studies ever conducted on medical cannabis
Mon, 2015-05-11 10:23

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) have launched a registry for users of medical cannabis in Quebec that will allow physicians to better manage its use and monitor patient safety.

Contact Information

Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
Source Site: /newsroom
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Mon, 2015-05-11 10:01

Public lecture: Perspectives on bilingualism: From birth to aging

Living in a city with many languages, we are often confronted with personal debates about what are the best decisions to make for our children and for ourselves. Have you wondered when is the optimal time and in what way to introduce a second language to your child, or whether raising a child in a bilingual environment can create confusion? Have you heard that being bilingual might slow down cognitive decline in aging and provide a buffer against neurodegenerative disease?

Contact Information

Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
Source Site: /neuro

Dr. Laura Stone Interviewed by the NHK

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:39

Dr. Laura Stone, Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry, and former McGill Dentistry Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. David Seminowicz, spent two days with a productions team from the NHK, Japan’s national public broadcasting organisation, to film a fifty minute special TV program about chronic back pain, to be aired in the end of June in Japan.

Source Site: /dent-biomedical

Dr. Ana Velly receives two important grants

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:34

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velly on her recent successes!

Dr. Velly was granted an NIDCR / NIH U19 Cooperative Agreement Grant for the project “Assessing the management of temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders pain patients in the network – The National Dental Patient-based Research Network”. Dr. Velly will be lead epidemiologist and co-investigator for the study. The grant is valued at $129 888 per year for 2 years.

Source Site: /dent-biomedical

End of Year Dinner

Thu, 2015-06-18 17:30 - 22:30

End of Year Dinner

Location: Cava (5551 du Parc, between St Viateur & Fairmount)

Time: 17:30 (arrival & hors-d'oeuvres), 18:15 (dinner)

Valet Parking available after 5:30 pm

Please RSVP to Anna

Source Site: /cardiology
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Graduating students—make sure to verify your record prior to the start of your final term

Sat, 2015-05-09 23:58

Graduating students MUST verify their record (see the verification checklist) prior to the start of their final term of studies.

Source Site: /oasis

Using Minerva to register for courses

Sat, 2015-05-09 23:54

For information on the registration process (including a tutorial video) click here.

Source Site: /oasis

Invitation Au Lancement du Livre: Intervenir Auprès de Sectes Religieuses en Protection de la Jeunesse: Un défi

Wed, 2015-05-20 12:00

Lancement du Livre: Intervenir Auprés de Sectes Religieuses en Protection de la Jeunesse.  Par Lorraine Derocher.

Source Site: /crcf