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Tue, 2015-11-24 10:14

Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau promises change for the Canadian government when he’s sworn in today. Via Rail’s boss says plans for high-speed trains in the country are nonsensical. 
... Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau plans to usher in an inclusive and open government when he’s sworn in today. He discusses everything from his values to his father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, in a Q&A with Karl Moore, a strategy professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Source Site: /desautels

How to use Facebook to maximize your business presence

Tue, 2015-11-24 10:11

Written by adjunct professor Estelle Metayer.

Source Site: /desautels

Pour I. Bajeux-Besnainou, doyenne de Desautels (McGill), l’ascenseur social fonctionne mieux aux États-Unis qu’en France

Tue, 2015-11-24 10:04

"Aux États-Unis, beaucoup d'études ont montré que la meilleure corrélation qui s’établissait avec des résultats élevés au SAT (examen d’entrée à l’université) était le niveau du salaire des parents. […] Le système français est parfait sur un plan théorique et philosophique. Mais si le système 'support' ne suit pas, alors il va à contre-courant.

Source Site: /desautels

MUSE 2.0 Advanced Bedside Ultrasound Course

Thu, 2016-02-25 (All day)
Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning : Les Galéries du Parc, Basement Level, 3575 Avenue du Parc Ave, Suite 5640, Montreal, QC , H2X 3P9
Price: Please see registration form for details.

Many primary care clinicians have begun to integrate bedside ultrasound into their everyday clinical practice.

Contact Information

Contact: Fergus Grieve
Organization: Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning
Office Phone: 514 398 8229
Source Site: /medsimcentre

ECE students Stéphanie Gerbeau and Aagnik Pant named IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholars

Mon, 2015-11-23 23:18

Kudos to students Stéphanie Gerbeau and Aagnik Pant for being recognized as part of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Program (2015-2016). Moreover, in recognition of her excellent academic record, Stéphanie Gerbeau was among seven students across North America to be named John W. Estey Outstanding PES Scholar. Well done to both of you!

Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Prema Menon
Source Site: /ece

Design Project and Honours Thesis Poster Exhibition

Fri, 2015-11-27 13:00 - 16:00
Trottier Building : Lobby, 3630 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C6

This poster session where ECSE Design Project 2 and Honours Thesis 2 students present their accomplishments.  Come meet the students and see the exciting projects and research they have conducted over the last year. 

Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Michael Rabbat
Source Site: /ece

PhD defence of Mr. Nagesh Subbanna -- Iterative Multilevel Probabilistic Graphical Model for Detection and Segmentation of Tumours and Lesions in Brain MRI

Mon, 2015-11-30 14:00 - 16:00
McConnell Engineering Building : Room 603, 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9


Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Marguerite Dexter
Office Phone: (514) 398-7344
Source Site: /ece

New Publication from ISID Professor Megan Bradley

Mon, 2015-11-23 17:29

Forced Migration, Reconciliation and Justice

Edited by Megan Bradley

Source Site: /isid
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From Beneficiaries to Actors: Understanding Displaced Persons' Roles in Resolution Processes

Mon, 2015-12-14 (All day) - Tue, 2015-12-15 (All day)
James Administration Building : Room 301, 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2t5

This workshop will bring together an inter-disciplinary group of leading and emerging researchers who will analyse where and how displaced populations contribute to inter-related political "resolution" processes, and the significance of these enga

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SIS PhD student Fei Shu and co-authors receive awards for exceptional papers at ASIS&T 2015

Mon, 2015-11-23 15:04

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Fei Shu, recently awarded the 2015 ASIS&T SIG/MET Student Paper Contest for the paper “Evolution of iSchool Movement (1988-2013): A Bibliometric View” by Fei Shu and Philippe Mongeon (McGill University and University de Montreal).

As well, Fei’s paper "Twitter Activity and Scientific Collaboration of LIS schools and Faculty Members", co-authored with two PhD students from EBSI, won the Best Altmetrics Paper in the SIG/MET workshop at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in November 2015.

Source Site: /sis