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DISE PhD candidate Rachel Zellars receives McGill Equity and Community Building Award

Mon, 2016-05-09 13:02

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has received the McGill Equity and Community Building Award for students. 

Source Site: /education

Same gene can encode proteins with divergent functions

Research may help explain why humans have fewer genes than expected
Thu, 2016-02-11 12:07

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom

It’s not unusual for siblings to seem more dissimilar than similar: one becoming a florist, for example, another becoming a flutist, and another becoming a physicist.

Contact Information

Contact: Anne Doerr
Organization: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Office Phone: (617) 632-4090

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations - McGill University
Office Phone: (514) 398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

Word-of-mouth recruitment can help workforce diversity

Study suggests potential tool for employers to reduce job segregation
Fri, 2016-01-22 09:23

By Chris Chipello

Word-of-mouth recruitment is the most common way to fill jobs, and management scholars have long thought that this practice contributes to job segregation by gender: women tend to reach out to other women in their networks, and men do likewise.

Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Brian Rubineau
Organization: Desautels Faculty of Management - McGill University

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations - McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Source Site: /newsroom

Sexualities Education in Schools: Anatomy and Pleasure

Wed, 2015-11-18 17:30 - 20:00

Interested in learning how to teach youth about human anatomy? Or how to address the topic of sexual pleasure? 

Contact Information

Contact: Chloe Garcia
Source Site: /education

DISE's Mariusz Galczynski interviewed regarding multicultural education

Mon, 2015-09-14 16:50

Mariusz Galczynski, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), spoke recently to Culture.pl regarding multicultural education, and his "belief that peaceful coexistence in a culturally diversified society is possible."

Source Site: /education

The End of Innovation? Moving Education Research Forward in the New Millennium

Tue, 2014-03-25 17:45 - 20:15
Peel 3715 : 3715 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

The 2013-14 PhD Pro-seminar class will be holding a symposium entitled "The End of Innovation? Moving Education Research Forward in the New Millennium" on March 25th and April 8th, from 5:45pm to 8:15pm in the Coach House.

All are welcome to join us for exciting presentations, snacks and refreshments!

This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse at the interesting research first-year PhD students are pursuing. 

Source Site: /dise

Safer Spaces: Understanding Discrimination

Tue, 2013-10-01 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : lower level, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination. During this session, participants will examine ways that unconscious or unintended bias can work its way into everyday interactions; they will analyze culture and identity to understand how bias forms, and how it impacts relationships; and they will work through practical scenarios to develop language, responses, and strategies for addressing inequality and subtle bias in the office and classroom settings.

Source Site: /equity_diversity

KANATA Volume 6: Call for Submissions!!

Mon, 2013-01-28 12:12

KANATA, the Undergraduate Journal of the Indigenous Studies Community of McGill University is calling for submissions for its sixth volume. 

KANATA is an interdisciplinary student-published journal with content that focuses on topics relating to Indigenous Peoples of North America. In the midst of the national uprising and international movement, Idle No More, KANATA is committed to engaging in dialogue with the greater community on Indigenous issues and creating platforms for the sharing of knowledge.

Source Site: /sustainability

Nomination for the Award for Equity & Community Building

Fri, 2013-03-15 (All day)

McGill University’s Award for Equity & Community Building was approved by Senate and the Board of Governors in April 2012. This award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. The first competition for the award will be held in 2013, with a nomination deadline of March 15th 2013.

Within the award, there are three streams of recognition. Up to three awards may be granted per year, one in each stream.

Source Site: /sustainability