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Dr. Eugene Bereza elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society

Fri, 2016-07-15 15:00

 

Eugene Bereza, MDCM'88, was elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society. He also serves as the director of the newly founded Centre for Applied Ethics at the McGill University Health Centre.

Eugene is also a member of the Ministry of Health and Social Services' Groupe de travail interdisciplinaire sur l'aide médicale à mourir. The group aims to help prepare Quebec health care institutions for the implementation of Bill 52: An Act respecting end-of-life care, which legalizes euthanasia in Quebec.

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David Saint-Jacques will be the next Canadian astronaut in space

Fri, 2016-07-15 14:29

 

David Saint-Jacques, MedResident '07, will be the next Canadian astronaut to take part in a space mission.

He is scheduled to travel to space in November, 2018, for a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). An adjunct professor in McGill's Department of Family Medicine, he supervised medical trainees in Nunavik as a McGill clinical faculty lecturer.

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Congratulations to Doaa Farid on receiving the Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award!

Fri, 2016-07-15 11:22

 

New York. Dubai. Shanghai.

McGill alumni and friends converged on Montreal from points around the world in May for the annual McGill Alumni Association Honours and Awards Banquet, where oustanding volunteers are recognized for all they do for McGill and their communities.

During this event, community leader and founder of Fédération des femmes musulmanes du Québec (FFMQ), Doaa Farid, a Ph.D. candidate, accepted her Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award from Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers, BA'47.

Congratulations Doaa!

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ALASKA'S SHOREBIRDS EXPOSED TO MERCURY

Wed, 2016-07-13 09:15

 

Shorebirds breeding in Alaska are being exposed to mercury at levels that could put their populations at risk, according to new research from The Condor: Ornithological Applications.

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Special presentation of the Summer Seminar Series: Dialogue de deux doctorants

Tue, 2016-07-19 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

We are pleased to announce a special presentation of the 2016 Summer Seminar Series organized by the Crépeau Centre, this time in collaboration with the “Groupe de réflexion de droit privé de l’UQAM”.

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USRA Poster Presentations

Tue, 2016-09-13 16:00 - 18:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

View the worked carried out by NSERC Summer Scholarship recipients engage in a research and development activity.  It is an opportunity to see the excellent work that our students have been involved in, and an opportunity to meet and discuss their

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Rosalie Jukier promoted to Full Professor

Tue, 2016-06-21 14:29

We are delighted to announce that Professor Rosalie Jukier has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor at McGill University.

Professor Jukier joined the Faculty of Law in 1985. For three decades, she has devoted her time to Faculty and University service, and inspired generations of students through her energetic, focused and brilliant teaching. Indeed, nearly half of Professor Jukier’s time at McGill has been spent in senior governance roles (three terms as Associate Dean, and one term as Dean of Students).

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The MUHC-ISAI's 2016 Research Symposium & Roundtable discussion on ‘How does patient engagement improve clinical research?’

Thu, 2016-06-30 09:00 - 13:00
1001 Decarie Blvd, Montreal : Auditorium of the Research Institute of the MUHC, QC

How does patient engagement improve clinical research?

The MUHC-ISAI’s 2016 Research Symposium
June 30, 2016, 9:00 to 13:00
Auditorium of the Research Institute of the MUHC, 1001 Decarie blvd, Montreal

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Professor Anila Asghar appointed Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

Mon, 2016-06-13 15:26

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Anila Asghar has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.

In this role Dr. Asghar is responsible for facilitating the ongoing development of successful research programs, and for promoting the excellence of our graduate students by actively supporting and coordinating all facets of graduate academic life in the Faculty of Education.

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