McGill University News http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news_feeds/all/rss en PhD alumnus wins AMR’s 2015 Best Paper Award http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/phd-alumnus-wins-amr%E2%80%99s-2015-best-paper-award-260692 <p><span><strong>Warren Nilsson</strong>, PhD’10, won the Academy of Management Review’s 2015 Best Paper Award for his paper entitled, “Positive Institutional Work: Exploring Institutional Work Through the Lens of Positive Organizational Scholarship.” This paper was rooted in the theory portion of his thesis at Desautels. Warren is currently a Senior Lecturer in Social Innovation at the Graduate School of Business of University of Cape Town. <a href="http://amr.aom.org/content/40/3/370.abstract" rel="nofollow">Read paper here.</a> </span></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> desautels_research </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 15:52</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty Staff Students Warren Nilsson Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:53:05 +0000 McGill University 118617 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Les délinquants du volant ne se trouvent pas dangereux http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/les-delinquants-du-volant-ne-se-trouvent-pas-dangereux-260691 <p>"Il est étonnant de constater qu'en règle générale, ces conducteurs ne se considèrent pas eux-mêmes comme des gens téméraires", a affirmé Thomas G. Brown, l'auteur principal de l'étude publiée dans la revue PLOS One, qui est professeur adjoint de psychiatrie à McGill et chercheur à l'Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas. <a href="http://www.lapresse.ca/sciences/201604/28/01-4976065-les-delinquants-du-volant-ne-se-trouvent-pas-dangereux.php" rel="nofollow">La Presse</a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> in_the_headlines </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 15:12</span> </div> </div> </div> External Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:13:15 +0000 McGill University 118615 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Leon’s is reinventing itself for generation Instagram http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/leon%E2%80%99s-reinventing-itself-generation-instagram-260690 <p>“A brand is a function of what it offers. If you slowly modernize your products, it will slowly modernize the brand.” <span>Saurabh Mishra, associate professor of marketing <a href="http://www.canadianbusiness.com/innovation/leons-furniture-millennials/" rel="nofollow">Canadian Business</a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> in_the_headlines </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 15:10</span> </div> </div> </div> External Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:11:43 +0000 McGill University 118613 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Job Opening: RA PET Imaging http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/job-opening-ra-pet-imaging-260689 <p>The Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Unit of the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre (BIC) at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI, McGill University) is looking to fill the position of a full‐time Research Assistant. We are seeking to hire a PET specialist to make a difference in an outstanding scientific environment, at the crossroads between cellular and molecular biology, radiochemistry, brain imaging physics, biophysical modelling and neuroscience.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mni </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/bic">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 14:42</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/job-opening-ra-pet-imaging-260689" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BIC External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:43:59 +0000 McGill University 118612 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels McGill Faculties of Education and Medicine plan Indigenous Science Futures initiative for youth http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mcgill-faculties-education-and-medicine-plan-indigenous-science-futures-initiative-youth-260688 <p><span>As part of the opening discussions regarding a new Indigenous educational initiative called Indigenous Science Futures, representatives from McGill's Faculties of Education and Medicine met this week with First Nations and Inuit educators and Indigenous partners of the McGill RUIS </span><em>(</em><em>Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé).</em></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> ed_integrated_studies, ed_dev_alum_rel_office </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="389" height="683" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/isf-news-photo-wcredit-w.png?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/education">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 13:40</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mcgill-faculties-education-and-medicine-plan-indigenous-science-futures-initiative-youth-260688" target="_blank">read more</a></p> education External Faculty First Nations First Nations and Inuit first peoples indigenous science futures Inuit science education Staff Students Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:49:18 +0000 McGill University 118611 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Professor Etzion Receives Knowledge Synthesis Grant http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/professor-etzion-receives-knowledge-synthesis-grant-260682 <p>Desautels Professor <strong>Dror Etzion</strong> has received a Knowledge Synthesis Grant given by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) in the Energy and Natural Resources category for his project entitled, “From availability to accessibility: effectively using information disclosure to govern energy production.”</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> desautels_research </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 12:24</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/professor-etzion-receives-knowledge-synthesis-grant-260682" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dror Etzion External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:30:35 +0000 McGill University 118599 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Continuing Studies info for 2016-17 http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/continuing-studies-info-2016-17-260681 <p>Whatever your goals and current situation, the <strong><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/study/2016-2017/faculties/continuing/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">School of Continuing Studies</a></strong> has offerings to enrich your life; browse them, along with <em>application</em>, <em>registration</em>, and <em>contact information</em>, <strong><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/study/2016-2017/faculties/continuing/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a></strong>.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> enrolment_services </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/study/2016-2017/faculties/continuing/">2016-2017 SCS eCalendar</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/study/2016-2017/faculties/continuing/areas_of_study/">Areas of Study</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/study/2016-2017/faculties/continuing/information/scs_key_dates/">Key Dates for SCS</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="529" height="236" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/mwc.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/es">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 12:11</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/continuing-studies-info-2016-17-260681" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2016 2016-2017 2017 academic adult calendar CEU continuing continuing studies courses eCalendar education External Faculty Fall information PDC programs School SCS Staff Students units winter Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:15:23 +0000 McGill University 118598 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Young teachers learn to reach youth through art http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/young-teachers-learn-reach-youth-through-art-260677 <div> <h3>Education students learn to teach art through partnership with Montreal-area community centres </h3> </div> <div><a href="http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/files/2016/04/Image-A-People-wCap.jpg" rel="nofollow"><img alt=" Artist-in-Residence Jimmy Baptiste, Jaereem Lee, Jane Ding, Pauline Lantz, Chloe Corrado, Galit Sandaev, Parvesh Chainani and Fionna J. Benson. " height="287" src="http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/files/2016/04/Image-A-People-wCap.jpg" style="border:0px" width="650" /></a> </div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> ed_integrated_studies, educ_fac, ed_dev_alum_rel_office </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2016/04/reaching-youth-through-art/">Original article with The McGill Reporter</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/education">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 10:55</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/young-teachers-learn-reach-youth-through-art-260677" target="_blank">read more</a></p> alumni community engagement External Faculty IHDW Maison-des-jeunes l'escalier de lachine outreach Staff Students Tyndale St-Georges YMCA Quebec Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:57:11 +0000 McGill University 118595 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Best Atlantic-Published Book Award http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/best-atlantic-published-book-award-260675 <p>Prof. <strong>Robert Mellin</strong> has won the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association’s <a href="http://atlanticbookawards.ca/2016-atlantic-book-awards-winners/" rel="nofollow">Best Atlantic-Published Book Award</a> (sponsored by Friesens Corporation) at this year’s Atlantic Book Awards and Festival.  The award was announced at the festival gala in Moncton, NB, on April 27, 2016, and was presented for a printed book which best exemplifies publishing activity in Atlantic Canada.  Prof.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> architecture_sch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="630" height="800" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/atlanticbookaward2016.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/architecture">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-04-29 10:19</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/best-atlantic-published-book-award-260675" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:27:29 +0000 McGill University 118593 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels SIS PhD student Fei Shu awarded FRQSC Doctoral Fellowship for research on bibliometric database comparison http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/sis-phd-student-fei-shu-awarded-frqsc-doctoral-fellowship-research-bibliometric-database-comparison-260671 <p>Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Fei Shu on receiving a FRQSC Doctoral Fellowship.</p> <p>Fei’s research investigates the difference between Web of Science and local Chinese bibliometric databases and contributes to understanding of whether international bibliometric databases can be used to evaluate national research performance.</p> <p>Fei's supervisors are <a href="//www.mcgill.ca/sis/people/faculty/julien" rel="nofollow">Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien</a> and Dr. Vincent Larivière, EBSI, UdeM.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> info_studies_sch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sis/programs/phd">&amp;gt; PhD in Information Studies</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Related Links:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sis/research">&amp;gt; Research</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="187" height="187" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/phd_shu.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sis">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2016-04-28 19:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/sis-phd-student-fei-shu-awarded-frqsc-doctoral-fellowship-research-bibliometric-database-comparison-260671" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Awards External Faculty PhD in Information Studies PhD Students Research Staff Students Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:12:12 +0000 McGill University 118589 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels