...will be held on Friday, January 14, 2005, from 6-7 pm, in Leacock 26.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), in partnership with Aventis Pharma Inc., has established a scholarship program to enable promising scientists and clinicians from developing countries to be mentored by prominent Canadian researchers. One of the conditions of admissibility for the program is to secure a Canadian mentor for the first two years. The pilot round of this program, which will focus on sub-continental South Asia, will provide up to five awards. The deadline for full application is March 1, 2005.
The Canadian Council of Professional Engineers (CCPE) is announcing a call for entries for the 2005 CCPE National Scholarship Program.
The Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) is currently accepting applications for the 2005 Quality and Productivity Awards.
It's not too late to come out and sing with the McGill Community Choir. The first rehearsal of the new year will be on Wednesday, February 2, at 5:30 pm, at Presbyterian College in the lower auditorium (3495 University St.). Why not come out and see what it is all about? No audition required.
The next McGill Town Hall event, at which Principal Heather Munroe-Blum fields questions from the audience, is scheduled for Friday, February 4, from noon to 1:30 pm, at the Faculty of Management Bronfman Building, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Room 151. The Town Hall is open to everyone, so come prepared with questions, or just come to listen to what's on the mind of the Principal and your colleagues. Keep an eye on this space and our On Campus page for details on the future Town Hall meetings later this semester.
Come see what McGill has to offer, both inside and outside the classroom. $1,000 tuition prize (sponsored by McGill Alumni Association) and other door prizes to be won!
McGill University invites applications for a one-year renewable position as Faculty Lecturer in Spanish translation...
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year by hosting a major conference on the theme of "Canada in the World." Join us at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel in Montreal from Feb. 16-18, 2005, for expert presentations and lively panel discussions on the subject of Canada and its role in international affairs.
A new function for POPS users has been added to the Minerva Appointment system: users can now perform FOAPAL maintenance for Academic Student contracts in Minerva. This function will be made available to Academic Student POPS users (unrestricted only) after training. To receive access, users must sign into Minerva and sign up for the HRIS 246 course, and then fax in their access request form to 8287. This will be phased in gradually over the next few months as users sign up for training.