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Professor Alain Pinsonneault will be inducted into the Ordre National du Québec as a Chevalier (Knight) on June 22nd, 2016, for his outstanding contribution to Quebec’s reputation internationally. This is the highest honour that the Government of Quebec awards to a citizen.
Dear EBOH Members,
The Spring Banquet last week was a great success! Thank you to those who helped organize and to those of you who came.
In case you missed the EBOSS Teaching Awards presentation, the awards went to:
BIC Lecture: Neuroimaging correlates of recollection and familiarity in healthy aging individuals - Dorothee Shoemaker
Neuroscience Seminar: "Modulation of dopamine transmission by lipids: A modifiable factor for psychiatric disorders?"- Dr. Pierre Trifilief
Clarinettist David Dias da Silva (ArtDip'16) has won the 2016 Prix d'Europe. Third prize, the Le Prix Québecor and the Prix Guy Soucie were awarded to violinist and DMus candidate Elizabeth Skinner (MMus'15). Soprano Erin Berger (BMus'11, MMus'13) received the Prix du Lied et de la mélodie, and flutist Lara Deutsch (BMus'12, MMus'14) was awarded the Prix du Centre de musique canadienne au Québec.
On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of the recent Science Convocation ceremonies (June 6, 2016), Dean of Science Bruce Lennox offers congratulations to all graduating students, who received B.Sc., B.A. & Sc., Diploma, M.Sc., or Ph.D. degrees. In addition, the Faculty of Science is very proud to recognize the recipients of the Faculty’s and University’s most prestigious awards. These include:
Women who go to college intending to become engineers stay in the profession less often than men. Why is this? While multiple reasons have been offered in the past, a new study co-authored by an MIT sociologist develops a novel explanation: The negative group dynamics women tend to experience during team-based work projects makes the profession less appealing.
Infant Mental Health Day
On June 14, the GCPA program awarded the Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship to students Josh Faier, Will Gendron-Saulnier, David Song, and Ming Xu. This scholarship was established in 1998 in memory of Lionel Pelham Kent, F.C.A., for high academic standing and communication skills, and is open to students in the final year of the GCPA program. The winning team is chosen based on outstanding skills in written and oral communication as presented in a case competition.
Photo from left to right: David Song, Josh Faier, Ming Xu, Will Gendron-Saulnier