Portait de Christopher TrudeauElsy Zavarce is a doctoral candidate at Concordia University in the Department of Art Education, as well as a visual artist working on the sense of community and the built environment through socially engaged artistic interventions.

Classified as: Centre de recherches interdisciplinaires en études montréalaises
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Published on: 5 Dec 2023

Presented in collaboration with Brain Canada Foundation, the Amazing Brain Science Talks took place at McGill University on October 14, 2023.

This event, designed to demystify brain science for a wide audience, featured enlightening talks by Canadian brain health experts and speakers with lived experiences on a variety of topics, from neurodiversity and anxiety to the power of sleep and exercise.

Watch now to learn more about brain health and the extraordinary capabilities of the human brain.

Classified as: research and innovation; brain health; brain science; neuroscience; science talks
Published on: 22 Nov 2023

Portait de Christopher TrudeauChristopher Trudeau is a PhD candidate in information studies at McGill University. For the past few weeks, he has been a member of CIRM. His research focuses on sound in Montréal, environmental justice and public health.

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Published on: 21 Nov 2023

Effects of Heparan sulfate acetyl-CoA: Alpha-glucosaminide N-acetyltransferase (HGSNAT) inactivation on the structure and function of epithelial and immune cells of the testis and epididymis and sperm parameters in adult mice.

Published on: 29 Sep 2023

In June, MoBI headed to Toronto for the Canadian Psychological Association’s 84th annual convention. Check out the abstract for our symposium called Multilingualism across the lifespan: Research from the Montreal Bilingualism Initiative:

Published on: 28 Sep 2023

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.

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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!

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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
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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.

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Published on: 23 May 2023

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