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In Policy Magazine's new Emerging Voices series by students, five Max Bell School MPPs were invited to write articles on issues important to them.

The fourth article is "Canada’s CANnabis, or CAN’Tabis ?" about Canada’s cannabis legalization review that was due in October 2021 - but it has yet to commence.

Nandini Paliwal is a master’s student at Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University and is a civil servant from India, currently on sabbatical.

Read the article here.

Classified as: mpp perspectives, cannabis, Cannabis research, public policy
Published on: 28 Jun 2022

In Policy Magazine's new Emerging Voices series by students, five Max Bell School MPPs were invited to write articles on issues important to them.

The third article is "Canada’s Huawei decision: Next Steps" by Sugandha Gupta. Gupta is a Master’s student at the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from the University of Delhi, as well as a Master of Science in Economics from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research.

Classified as: max bell school of public policy, max bell school, Sugandha Gupta, Policy Magazine, Canadian Politics, Huawei, mpp perspectives, MPP research
Published on: 23 Jun 2022

In Policy Magazine's new Emerging Voices series by students, five Max Bell School MPPs were invited to write articles on issues important to them.

The first article is "No Time to Waste in Canada’s Tryst with Cyber Warfare" by Naveen Kanwadia. Naveen Kanwadia is a master’s student at the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University and prior to starting his graduate studies, was handling public policy and regulatory affairs for The Walt Disney Co. in Asia.

Classified as: mpp perspectives, MPP students, MPP research, Canada, cyber security
Published on: 17 Jun 2022

In Policy Magazine's new Emerging Voices series by students, five Max Bell School MPPs were invited to write articles on issues important to them.

The first article is "A Country Covered by Water, but not by Insurance" by Caroline Merner. Caroline Merner is a Master’s student at the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability and International Development from Dalhousie University. Caroline co-founded Youth4Nature (formerly Climate Guides), a non-profit organization mobilizing youth for nature and climate action.

Classified as: mpp perspectives, MPP students, MPP research, Canada, climate change, environmental change, natural disaster
Published on: 17 Jun 2022

Dialogue McGill’s Health and Social Services Community Network Bursary Program provides financial support to Quebec students with English and French language skills pursuing full-time studies in the area of health and social services. These bursaries are coordinated locally by the English-speaking community networks in the various Quebec regions.

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Published on: 11 May 2022

The Faculty of Science’s new Computational and Data Systems Initiative will help researchers unlock the power of data-intensive research methods

If you follow science news, you will almost certainly have encountered the term ‘modelling’. From understanding climate change, to predicting the course of a pandemic, to developing the pharmaceuticals to fight one, scientists seem to have a ‘model’ for everything. But have you ever wondered just what the term means and how scientists go about creating models?

Published on: 29 Apr 2022

As approved by its board of directors, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montréal (CIRM) now counts five new members within its research-action axes:

Classified as: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal, Tassos Anastassiadis, Claudine Deom, Karim Larose, Caroline Loranger, Jess Reia
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Published on: 14 Mar 2022

The Research Group in Constitutional Studies is hoping to build a permanent endowment that will provide long-term funding for students.

https://www.mcgill.ca/arts/article/young-alumni-supporting-crowdfunding-initiatives-mcgill24

Classified as: RGCS
Published on: 8 Mar 2022

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montréal (CIRM) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors for its research-action axes.

Classified as: Announcement, Leadership, research-action, digital culture, Art, literature, performance, language, belonging, plurilingualism, Anouk Bélanger, Julie Auger
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Published on: 25 Feb 2022

February 4, 2022 | This paper presents an in-depth analysis of women earthquake survivors during and after the 2015 earthquake in Nepal by looking at women’s experience of evacuation, relief, and recovery. In particular, it examines how gender intersects with socio-economic factors such as citizenship, caste, ethnicity, income, debt, and location to shape women’s disaster experience.

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Classified as: Luna KC, Research Network on Women Peace and Security, RNWPS, disaster relief, climate change
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Published on: 21 Feb 2022

In the summer of 2021, Max Bell School Master of Public Policy candidates Danielle Appavoo, Mariel Aramburu, Ricardo Chejfec, and Anil Wasif responded to a call to the academic community from Québec’s Minister of Finance, M. Eric Girard. The Minister was interested in proposals from universities and research groups, namely on (i) fiscal policy in Québec, (ii) the province’s economic potential and (iii) the fight against climate change.

Classified as: Cap-and-Trade, max bell school of public policy, mpp perspectives, carbon market, climate change, Green Economy, carbon pricing
Published on: 10 Feb 2022

2019 | By Anne-Marie Veillette and Priscyll Anctil Avoine, this chapter emerges from the two fieldwork investigations conducted in Brazil (2016) and Colombia (2015). The first one, carried out in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, aims to understand and analyse the nature and the impacts of police violence, as well as resistance emerging in that context, based on women’s testimonies.

Classified as: Priscyll Anctil Avoine, RNWPS, Research Network on Women Peace and Security, Conflict studies, South America
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Published on: 27 Jan 2022

June 2020 | Feminist scholars, including Network member Priscyll Anctil Avoine, debate the impact of state architectures on women’s movements, partisan organizations and policy advocacy using innovative discursive, institutional and intersectional approaches.

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Classified as: Priscyll Anctil Avoine, Research Network on Women Peace and Security, RNWPS, domestic violence, india
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Published on: 27 Jan 2022

June 2021 | Network member Priscyll Anctil Avoine focuses on the political issues underlying the particular place of women in insurgent combat and what it means to “re-embody” civilian society with a temporal glance at the 15-year transition in Nepal and the 5-year peace process in Colombia.

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Classified as: Priscyll Anctil Avoine, RNWPS, Research Network on Women Peace and Security, Conflict studies
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Published on: 27 Jan 2022

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montréal (CIRM) is now under bi-faculty leadership! In addition to its original affiliation with the Faculty of Arts, CIRM is now attached to the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University. Nik Luka, CIRM Interim Director from 2020 to 2021, joins Pascal Brissette at the head of the centre. This change was made possible with the collaboration of Deans Mary Hunter and Jim Nicell.

Classified as: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal, Montreal, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Announcement, Pascal Brissette, Nik Luka, Mary Hunter, jim nicell
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Published on: 26 Jan 2022

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