School of Communication Sciences and Disorders news
CFI invests $1.2 million to boost excellence in research at McGill with Prof. Nicole Li as one of the recipients
McGill reports $1.2 mil investment from Canada Foundation for Innovation to boost excellence in research at McGill. Professor Nicole Li from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is one of the recipients of the funding. Congratulations! Click here to read the article.
CBC, CJAD and Smithsonian Magazine have interviewed Dr. Linda Polka on the study of how babies prefer the sound of other babies. This study was conducted by Ph.D. student Matthew Masapollo, Linda Polka and UQAM colleague Lucie Menard.
We are looking for smart, hard-working, and fun individuals to join our voice team. We currently have positions at doctoral and post-doctoral levels. We are looking for individuals with strong background in biomedical engineering, systems biology and/ or are proficient in computer programming with C++. For interested individuals, please send the CV, unofficial transcripts and a short description of why you're interested in our work to nicole [dot] li [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr. Nicole Li).
Thank you to all of you who attended the spring Clinical Outreach Speaker Series presentation by Dr. Jutras "What do we know about central auditory processing disorder?" Attendees and those who were regrettably unable to make it may benefit from the slide handout generously provided by Dr. Jutras.
Check out SCSD's research being covered in recent media! McGill Reporter covers research at Dr. Aparna Nadig's PoP lab on providing support for adults with autism. Forbes reports on Drs. Marc Pell and Xiaoming Jiang's research on how the brain detects confidence in voices faster than you can blink.
World Voice Day announces new coordinators for 2015, including our very own Dr. Nicole Li! Click here to read the article. To learn more and register for World Voice Day at McGill, please visit the events page.
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New Scientist covered research done at Dr. Marc Pell's Neuropragmatics and Emotion Lab on how the brain decodes vocal cues about speaker confidence. Click here to read article.
The Digital Literacy for Preschoolers Conference is calling for abstracts! To learn more, please click here.
Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization. McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to Faculty & Staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years. Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).
The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking applicants for the prestigious Richard and Edith Strauss Clinical Fellowship in Communication Sciences & Disorders. To read more, please click here.
Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone. Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services. McGill students now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.