Winner of the coveted Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, Dr. David Jenkins swept through Toronto and Montreal last week on a whirlwind lecture series that included three presentations and two media interviews over a three-day span. The series of lectures, presented by McGill University’s Faculty of Education, wound up with the flagship event, “A Conversation with Dr. Jenkins: Is It Time to Invest in Your Health?”, Wednesday January 21st at McGill.
The Great Lakes have been invaded by more non-native species than any other freshwater ecosystem in the world. In spite of increasing efforts to stem the tide of invasion threats, the lakes remain vulnerable, according to scientists from McGill University and colleagues in Canada and the United States.
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RETHINKING RESEARCH FOR SOCIAL CHANGE:
What can we learn from activist research practice?
Dr. Choudry will speak in Room RCW202 of the Research and Academic Centre West,
150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford ON, N3T 2J4
Industry leaders have been reacting to the news that the US Congress has voted overwhelmingly in favor or reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for six years. The vote stalled before Christmas after a senator objected but passed through both houses of Congress on Wednesday.
... Meanwhile an academic has warned that policies on protecting locations need to be more flexible. Professor Mehmet Gumus of Desautels Faculty of Management says that governments need to allow funds for analysis of terrorists’ behaviours.
Current government-mandated nutrition labeling is ineffective in improving nutrition, but there is a better system available, according to a study by McGill University researchers published in the December issue of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
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The Event: SPEAQ on Campus Montreal is a student-run conference designed to bring together current and future TESL teachers, and exchange practical teaching resources.
"Implementing Innovative Approaches for Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders: Evaluation of the Quebec Alzheimer Plan" by Dr Isabelle Vedel
Isabelle Vedel, MD, PhD
Professeure adjointe, Département de médicine familiale et Division de gériatrie, Université McGill
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Division of Geriatric Medicine, McGill University
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Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky Appointed Chair of Educational & Counselling Psychology
The Faculty of Education at McGill is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.