Integrated modeling of the Nexin-dynein regulatory complex reveals its regulatory mechanism.

Published on: 18 Sep 2023

Fabio Scetti's work focuses on migration, language variation and endangered minority languages. He has studied the Portuguese community in Montreal, Portuguese immigration in the United States and in Australia, and Brazilian immigration to Japan.

During his stay at CIRM in the summer of 2023, Mr. Scetti worked on Montreal's Italian community, its language practices and the representations that members of the said "community" have of these practices. CRIEM met with him to discuss his progress.

Published on: 12 Sep 2023

August 1, 2023 | The article in The Globe and Mail provides highlights from the report created by Taylor Chase, Alison Clement, Sandrine Desforges and Anmol Gupta for Canada’s Federal Housing Advocate as part of the Policy Lab 2023. There is a lack of leadership when it comes to veteran housing, which is split between several federal departments with no central co-ordination. They also warn that the federal government does not have a clear picture of the problem because it is not adequately tracking veterans and their housing status.

Classified as: mpp perspectives
Published on: 3 Aug 2023

Donna Angela Roper, Professor of Computer Science with over 35 years of dedicated service, has been honoured with the inaugural McGill Desautels Award for IS Women in Academia. Heading the eCommerce School at the University of Panama, her work and influence extend beyond academia. She has worked as a consultant and researcher in health literacy and women’s participation in the engineering area to which she has made significant contributions.

Classified as: Desautels Faculty of Management, desautels research
Published on: 1 Aug 2023

This summer, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montréal (CIRM) is happy to welcome once again lecturer and researcher in Sociolinguistics Fabio Scetti until September 15th!

Published on: 9 Jul 2023

June 7th, 2023 | In this article, Isabella Aung shows how civil activism in Myanmar against the military junta is being increasingly led by women. Despite overwhelming odds, they are beginning to have impact. Southeast Asia has been facing a significant authoritarian turn in the past decade. This political trend puts women activists at risk for the simple reason that autocrats fear women and have traditionally taken extreme measures to eliminate feminist challenges to authoritarian power.

Classified as: Myanmar, feminism, résistance
Published on: 7 Jun 2023

How do we encourage respirology residents to consider climate change when they develop treatment plans? What tools do future elementary school teachers need to bring environmental education into their classrooms? What latest advancements in synthetic biology could help students develop solutions to real-world sustainability issues?

Classified as: Sustainability Education Fellows, sustainability projects fund
Published on: 25 May 2023

May 23rd, 2023 | This article explores the ‘good American soldier’ as a gendered ideal type shaped by, and reproductive of, myths about American military success, romantic notions of small-town working and white America, notions of heterosexual virility, and ableist stereotypes about personal resilience.

Published on: 23 May 2023

May 19th, 2023 | In this article, Dr. Marie-Joëlle Zahar analyzes the Women’s Advisory Board (WAB) to the UN Special Envoy for Syria, a unique mechanism designed to include women in peace processes. Has the WAB fulfilled its objective? Based on ethnographic material, and primary and secondary sources, we argue that the WAB fostered a sentiment of exclusion among some of its members and of the broader spectrum of Syrian women’s organizations. The article further suggests that the WAB failed to meaningfully include women in the Syria peace process.

Published on: 19 May 2023

As McGill prepares to launch its own sustainable lab certification program, six research teams tested the waters to see what it takes to go green.

Six laboratory teams at McGill recently completed a year-long endeavor to get certified with My Green Lab, an internationally recognized online program the provides lab users with actionable ways to implement meaningful change. From waste reduction to fieldwork, this certification system gives researchers clear ways to assess their current lab practices and make improvements.

Classified as: Sustainable Labs, Sustainable laboratories, sustainability research, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering
Published on: 18 May 2023

Cell biology researcher Dieter Reinhardt explains why his lab is cool with turning up the temperature of their freezers

Classified as: Sustainability, Research, Sustainable Labs, Freezer Challenge, Reinhardt Laboratory
Published on: 15 May 2023

May 9th, 2023 | Despite the global norm favoring women’s participation in peace negotiations, women continue to face constraints in accessing, influencing, and benefitting from peace settlements.

Published on: 9 May 2023

April 25, 2023 | In this article, Bénédicte Santoire argues that the post-Soviet space has been erased from the WPS literature because – as elsewhere in the social sciences – the end of the Cold War rearranged the East/West geopolitical imaginaries into a Global North/Global South divide. Consequently, this epistemic gap creates an incomplete picture of the WPS agenda as a whole.

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Published on: 25 Apr 2023

April 5th, 2023 | Dr. Luna KC and Dr. Chrystal Whetstone argue that grassroots Global South women, despite their marginalisation, are global gender norms actors and deserve greater decision-making power on the local and international stages. They show how the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and the broader WPS agenda focus on global gender norms construction in Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Published on: 5 Apr 2023


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