Study fuels nature versus nurture debate
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than the adage that “practise makes perfect.” A music-training study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and colleagues in Germany found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for individual talent from the parts that are activated through training.
Authors: Etzion, D., Gehman, J., Ferraro, F. and Avidan, M.
Publication: Journal of Cleaner Production
The Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, invites applications for a non-tenure, clinical track position in Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. Candidates must have completed an undergraduate degree in dentistry, have relevant specialist training and have the potential to be licensable to practice in Quebec. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching and administration. A working knowledge of French will be advantageous. Intramural private practice facilities are available.
We are glad to announce that the Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation is now providing generous support to the BIC PET and Cyclotron Unit, through a grant obtained by long-time BIC user and affiliated member Dr. Petra Schweinhardt, Assistant Professor at McGill's Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain. This grant goes towards supporting the highly-qualified personnel of our Cyclotron/PET Unit.
Whole-of-society approach for public health policymaking: a case study of polycentric governance from Quebec, Canada
Authors: Addy, N. A., Poirier, A., Blouin, C., Drager, N. and Dubé, L.
Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
An Innovative Approach to Addressing Childhood Obesity: A Knowledge-Based Infrastructure for Supporting Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Decision-Making in Quebec, Canada
Authors: Addy, N. A., Shaban-Nejad, A., Buckeridge, D. L., and Dubé, L.
Publication: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Management learning at the speed of life: Designing reflective, creative, and collaborative spaces for millenials
Authors: Karakas, F., Manisaligil, A., Sarigollu, E.
Publication: International Journal of Management Education
Misfit and Milestones: Structural Elaboration and Capability Reinforcement in the Evolution of Entrepreneurial Top Management Teams
Authors: Ferguson, A. J., Cohen, L., Burton, M. D. and Beckman, C. M.
Publication: Academy of Management
Karl Moore, Professor of Business Strategy, McGill University discusses the hurdles Bombardier faces and why he says it's inappropriate to compare Bombardier with other Canadian corporate titans that have fallen from grace.
Read full article: BBN, July 24, 2015