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Pioneering research suggests feasibility of cheaper, more powerful batteries

Materials Engineering Professor Jinhyuk Lee just published transformational research on a new family of advanced cathode materials for next generation Li-ion batteries in one of the top journals of the field: Advanced Energy Materials (Impact Factor 25.245). Read more here:

Published on: 7 May 2021

Dr. Joanne Liu, who has recently joined the McGill School of Population and Global Health (SPGH), spoke to Global News.

"Former Doctors without Borders International President Dr. Joanne Liu will lead McGill University’s efforts to prepare for future health emergencies. She joins Global’s Laura Casella to talk about her new role."

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Classified as: SPGH, joanne liu, Covid
Published on: 7 May 2021

Dr. Joanne Liu, who has recently joined the McGill School of Population and Global Health (SPGH), spoke to LCN and the interview was published in Le Journal de Montréal.

"Bien que la situation liée à la COVID-19 soit «encourageante» au Québec, la Dre Joanne Liu, professeure spécialiste des urgences pandémiques et sanitaires à l’Université McGill, prévient qu’il ne faut pas baisser la garde."

Classified as: SPGH, joanne liu, Covid
Published on: 7 May 2021

The second week of May marks the start of the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting program (GCPA) for an incoming cohort of 49 students. This year’s cohort consists of 43 of McGill University’s very own Bachelor of Commerce graduates, with the remaining students coming from other Canadian universities.

An additional 46 students will return to the program after completing eight months of work experience. They are entering their final semester in preparation for the National Common Final Exam, which they will write in September 2021.

Classified as: Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA Program), BCom Alumni
Published on: 7 May 2021

Authors: Kai Zhu, Dylan Walker and Lev Muchnik

Publication: Information Systems Research, Volume 32, Issue 2, June 2020, Pages 491-509.

Classified as: Kai Zhu, Information Systems
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Published on: 6 May 2021
CIRMMT's former Directors Marcelo Wanderley and Isabelle Cossette, pay hommage to an unforgettable man. 

Joel Chadabe, CIRMMT's lifetime member and member of the Centre's International Advisory Board, passed away on Sunday, May 02. He was 82. 

Published on: 6 May 2021

Why Some Fear the World Reopening

(By Samuel Paul Veissière) Imagine you’ve been single for a long time. Sure, a part of you would like to have a companion, but the thought of going on a date, telling your life story again, trying to feel comfortable with a new person—it all just fills you with dread.

Psychology Today. Read more

Published on: 6 May 2021

Tundra Oil & Gas Limited is seeking a Geoscience Summer Student for a four-month position – May 20, 2021 to September 3, 2021. This will be a remote position reporting to their Calgary, AB office.

Details are posted at https://ca.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=3698634f2d3f9980&from=tp-serp&tk=1f51cjrdrt5to801

Classified as: Geosciences, students
Published on: 6 May 2021

Professor Mary Kang served as an expert witness at a U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Natural Resources Hearing on climate and environmental impacts of abandoned and orphaned oil and gas wells.

Published on: 6 May 2021

Dr. Ananya Tina Banerjee, Assistant Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health is among the experts quoted by Global News.

"…Ananya Tina Banerjee, assistant professor in global health at McGill University, said she was “pleasantly surprised” by the announcement from the United States on Wednesday."

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Classified as: SPGH, EBOH, Ananya Banerjee, Covid
Published on: 6 May 2021

Image caption: These killer whales may appear healthy, but a new study has found extremely high levels of PCB contamination in some of the whales. There was a 300-fold difference between the levels of PCBs among the most contaminated orcas compared to the least contaminated ones. The variation was mainly due to their eating habits. CREDIT: Filipa Samarra - Icelandic Orca Project

Classified as: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Melissa McKinney, canada research chair, Department of Natural Resource Sciences
Published on: 6 May 2021

From Olympic figure skater to CEO of a multi-million-dollar company, Craig Buntin (MBA’13) has never shied away from risk. As he and his team at Sportlogiq harness the power of AI to offer analytical insights to professional sports teams, Buntin points to the role of McGill and the surrounding community in providing a launching pad for success.

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Classified as: Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 5 May 2021

It’s rare to find a pure introvert or extrovert. Most people fall somewhere on the spectrum between the two, and those who can combine traits from both dispositions have a significant advantage in the workplace. Professor Karl Moore shares eight indicators that someone is an ambivert.

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Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 5 May 2021

Sonder, an industry-disrupting hospitality company created by former McGill student and McGill Dobson Centre alumnus Francis Davidson, aspires to become a “hosting Amazon” through an IPO. The new entity, whose shares will trade on the NASDAQ, just obtained a $30 million loan from the Quebec government to create 700 jobs at a new technological growth center in Montreal. In the long-term, Sonder has plans to operate in the 100 largest cities in the world.

Classified as: McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 5 May 2021

Professor Karl Moore interviews Sean McCormick, a Métis from Manitoba, about his journey to founding Manitobah Mukluks, an Indigenous-owned and operated global footwear brand. McCormick touches on the unique challenges that Indigenous entrepreneurs face and the excellence they demonstrate in preserving finite resources.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 5 May 2021

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