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A rare pleasure: praise comes seldom for older workers

Fri, 2017-03-24 11:51

For young workers just starting their careers, praise from their superiors can be a real boost. But, as Desautels Professor Karl Moore says in a recent piece for Forbes, professional praise dries up when they enter their 40s and 50s, since professional excellence becomes a given. Interviews that Professor Moore has conducted with senior-level professionals show this to be almost universal.

Source Site: /desautels

Charitable giving: the wealth factor

Fri, 2017-03-24 11:47

A study co-authored by Desautels Assistant Marketing Professor DaHee Han finds that there’s a big difference between the charitable giving habits of the wealthy and the less privileged.

Source Site: /desautels

Macdonald Campus Seed Library Launch

Fri, 2017-03-24 11:44

There were happy faces all around at Monday's launch of the Macdonald Campus Seed Library. The project, initiated by Liaison Librarian Dana Ingalls, offers seeds and gardening resources to members of the McGill community. According to Ingalls, "many public and academic libraries are expanding services to meet community needs. They are lending tools, artwork, exercise equipment, and more.

Source Site: /macdonald
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Elena Bennett @Davos

Fri, 2017-03-24 11:37

For those of you who missed it, take a few minutes to watch Elena Bennett's presentation @Davos. "By dwelling on the possibility of a dystopian environmental future, we run the risk of making the prediction self-fulfilling. We need more inspirational visions – but which are realistic and believable."

Watch on McGillMacCampus Youtube

Source Site: /macdonald

Interview with Nathalie Haddad

Fri, 2017-03-24 11:29

Nathalie Haddad, MSc(A) '02 (Human Nutrition), was a pioneer in the UAE healthy meal delivery market when she founded her company, Right Bite, in 2004. Since then, the nutritional consultation and meal delivery service has helped its clients lose [...] 250,000 kg excess weight, she tells Caterer Middle East. And these are just the people who subscribe to Right Bite’s customized meal plan packages — this figure doesn’t take into account the customers who use the delivery arm of the company, Right Bite Express.

Source Site: /macdonald

Community Conversation on Carbon Neutrality

Tue, 2017-03-28 13:30 - 15:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

One of the proposed targets of the Vision 2020 Sustainability & Climate Action Plan is to make McGill a carbon neutral* university.

Source Site: /macdonald

La fabrique du droit du commerce international : Acteurs, processus et risques encourus

Fri, 2017-03-24 13:00 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

Le Groupe de recherche « Justice privée et État de droit » vous convie à une conférence de Mme Caroline Devaux (Collège d’Europe).

Source Site: /law
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Dr. Anna Moroni - "cAMP regulation in HCN channels"

Fri, 2017-03-24 11:00 - 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 1034, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Title: cAMP regulation in HCN channels

Location: McIntyre Medical Building, Room 1034

Dr. Anna Moroni

Professor of Plant Physiology

University of Milan

Source Site: /geprom


Thu, 2017-03-23 18:14

This position, available for a period of 1year, is to complete a research project on the effects of chiral molecules on the properties of brushite ceramic. The person accepted into this position will be expected to build upon previous work done in the lab to extend our findings that chiral molecules exert regulatory hierarchical control over the properties brushite ceramic. 

Source Site: /dentistry
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Doctoral Colloquium (Music): Robert Marshall (Brandeis University)

Fri, 2017-04-07 16:30 - 18:00
Tanna Schulich Hall : A-832, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC
Price: Free

The Doctoral Colloquium is open to all.  

Doctoral students (Music) for whom attendance is required must sign the attendance sheet at the colloquium.


Robert Marshall (Brandeis University)

Source Site: /music