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Indigenous Child Welfare Research Group

Wed, 2016-03-02 14:00 - 15:30
Wilson Hall : 3506 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

A monthly discussion group of graduate students, faculty and researchers as well as professionals from university affiliated organizations.

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Contact: Jennifer Nutton
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Professor Philip Andrew Distin

Wed, 2016-02-10 14:39

Professor Philip Andrew Distin

It is with great sadness that I report that Professor Philip Distin passed away on January 12, 2016, at his home.

The following memorial tribute was read at the February 9 Faculty Council meeting. The death notice can be found here.

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LG Electronics Deutschland übernimmt zentrale Rolle in Europa

Wed, 2016-02-10 14:07

Wayne Park wird neuer Chief Executive Officer (CEO) für Deutschland und das Europageschäft

Source Site: /desautels

Susan Cain: ‘Introverted leaders often deliver better outcomes than extroverted leaders’

Wed, 2016-02-10 14:01

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he speaks with Susan Cain, a self-described introvert, who wants to create a world that empowers other introverts and recognizes their strengths.

Source Site: /desautels

Valentine's Day vendors profit from lovestruck consumers

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:46

Love is in the air at this time of year. It’s also in store windows, which are bursting with red and pink hearts in hopes of attracting lovestruck shoppers.

Downtown Montreal’s new flagship Victoria’s Secret store is awash with enough hot pink and racy red displays of corsets, G-strings and bustiers to make any guy blush. David’s Tea has its sweetheart collection and “honey i dew” flavours on display. Restaurants are promoting lovers’ prix fixe menus to spice up the romance.

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Common gene variant influences girls' food choices

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:38

The same gene variant may lead girls to make healthy or unhealthy food choices- depending on their early socio-economic environment

If you're fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

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"Plasticity Gene" Influences Female Food Choices

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:34

Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity, as a gene variant may lead girls to make healthy or unhealthy food choices -- depending on their early socioeconomic environment.

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Video methods in strategy research: Focusing on embodied cognition

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:31

Authors: Gylfe, P., Franck, H., LeBaron, C., Mantere, S.

Publication: Strategic Management Journal 

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Keynote Speaker & Networking | McGill Dobson Cup

Mon, 2016-03-21 12:00 - 14:00
Brown Student Services : 3rd Floor , 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

All participants of the McGill Dobson Cup are invited to hear a world-class entrepreneur (TBD) speak about their experiences in life, business, and more.

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Australia’s top court decides in favor of trade detention centers

Wed, 2016-02-10 13:16

On a flight back from Moscow in 1992, following meetings with parliament members and the late Mr. Yegor Gaidar, then finance minister, I wrote up the tongue-in-cheek conversation I had with them at the time, when they all complained about Russia having only its natural resources to sell.  Please bear with me how this episode is linked to Australian highest court recent decision to export “asylum seekers” to detention centers in Nauru, a minuscule, isolated island with few thousand inhabitants in the midst of the Pacific.

Source Site: /desautels