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McGill business students focus on helping Syrian refugees

Thu, 2016-04-28 13:35

Every semester, McGill University faculty lecturer Anita Nowak challenges her students to come up with projects for her social entrepreneurship and social innovation class based on a theme that she finds particularly timely and relevant.

For this semester, it was helping Syrian refugees integrate into Canadian society.

Source Site: /desautels

Webinar: Going beyond myCourses - Introduction to Other Educational Technologies

Thu, 2016-05-26 12:00 - 13:00

 

Contact Information

Contact: Justin Fletcher & Diane Maratta
Organization: Teaching and Learning Services
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Office Phone: 514-398-6648
Source Site: /tls

Why Valeant Pharmaceuticals International’s new CEO may signal a shift from ‘disruptor’ to ‘plain vanilla’

Thu, 2016-04-28 13:14

 Less than a year ago Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s CEO Michael Pearson represented a disruption to big pharma by coming from outside the industry, using aggressive acquisitions and strategic business tactics to grow the company to a global giant.  

Now the company has hired Joseph Papa as the new CEO, a 35-year pharmaceutical industry veteran with a history of taking a balanced approach to business. If the past few months of Pearson’s tenure can be described as rocky road, Papa could help bring a new flavour to Valeant.

Source Site: /desautels

Looking for love on a laptop

Thu, 2016-04-28 13:11

According to Jui Ramaprasad, an assistant professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management, digital dating can be remarkably – and dishearteningly – similar to off-line interfacing.

“We still see these off-line social norms. Our results are derived from the idea men make the first move and that women leave this weak signal. It was more than surprising, it was disappointing – you would have hoped we have evolved beyond that.”

Source Site: /desautels

SSHRC Insight Grants - Information Session

Tue, 2016-05-24 10:00 - 12:00
Montreal, QC : Montreal, QC

The purpose of the SSHRC Insight Grant Program is to provide support for long-term research initiatives of 3 to 5 years for emerging and established scholars in the social sciences and humanities.

Source Site: /research
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McGill helps Ecuador

Mon, 2016-05-09 (All day)

May 9 in the Education building lobby, 3700 McTavish St., 9:30am-5pm

McGill helps Ecuador

On behalf of Daniela Donoso (MA, Sport Psychology, 2016):

What happened in Ecuador?

Source Site: /education
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The first inter-university neuroscience symposium

Fri, 2016-06-17 09:00 - 17:00
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec : 475 boul. De Maissonneuve Est, Montreal, QC

The first inter-university neuroscience symposium is coming to Montréal very soon.

Source Site: /psychiatry
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Grand Rounds: Of guns, criminality & psychiatry - Dr. Enrique Lizondo

Fri, 2016-05-06 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
Source Site: /psychiatry
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BIC Lecture series: Quantitative MRI of intracortical myelin- Dr. Christine Tardif

Wed, 2016-05-04 10:00 - 11:00
Douglas Hospital : Perry E3517, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
Source Site: /psychiatry

Paid Summer Research Opportunity in Montreal / Washington DC

Thu, 2016-04-28 11:17

We are proud to announce that the Institute for the Study of International Development is teaming up with the Inter-American Development Bank and Google to develop a new executive education program, “Real Development, a Good Business Strategy? Closing the Gap.” As part of this project, we are commissioning original case studies written by McGill graduate students.
 

Contact Information

Contact: Wambui Kinyanjui
Organization: Institute for the Study of International Development
Email:
Source Site: /isid
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