Congratulations to Dr Roland Grad for being awarded the AFMC's John Ruedy Award for innovation in Medical Education!
On April 26, in Vancouver, during the Presidential Address Awards Ceremony at the Canadian Conference in Medical Education (CCME), Dr Grad has received his AFMC John Ruedy Award for innovation in medical Education. The award is given to an individual or group who has developed innovative print materials, electronic learning aids or other teaching aids.
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Design Project Poster Prizes! 1st prize: “Solar Streetlight”: Victoria Hippoman, Jake Jarnik and Alexander MacDonald; supervisor Gordon Roberts 2nd prize: “Software and Hardware Design for Robotically Controlled TMS experiments”: Ashley Simpson and James Ta; supervisor Amir Shmuel 3rd prize: “Intravehicular Communication Security Testbed”: Quang Dao, Shabbir Hussain, Ryan Singzon and Lulu Wu; supervisor Brett Meyer The winners were honoured at a small reception held on April 21st 2015.
As the University’s Fiscal Year end of April 30th, 2015 quickly approaches, we wish to inform you of some important deadlines and information you should be aware of. STUDENT FINANCIAL AID AND AWARDS PAID THROUGH BSA
Prof. Thomas Szkopek to receive the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Supervision
The Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prof. Andrew Kirk, is proud to announce that Prof. Thomas Szkopek has won the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Supervision. This is in recognition of Prof. Szkopek's devoted efforts in working with his graduate students. This is very well deserved. Congratulations Thomas!
We are very pleased to announce that Dr Doug Dalton, Postgraduate Program Director in the Departement of Family Medicine, has been selected as one of the recipients to receive the 2015 CAME/ACÉM Certificate of Merit Award. The aim of this award is to promote medical education in Canadian medical schools and to recognize and reward faculty’s commitment to medical education.
The Faculty of Education is now accepting scholarship applications for undergraduate students. The deadline for all applications is April 1st, 2015. Eligible undergrad students in the Faculty of Education are now invited to apply for in-course and graduation scholarships. In order to be considered eligible, students must meet the following criteria, in addition to any award specific criteria:
Congratulations to Isabelle Vedel and Vladimir Khassanov for their poster: « Does case management address the needs of patients with mild dementia and their caregivers in Community-based primary health care? A mixed methods study design” designated as the winner of the 2014 Patient’s Choice Award during NAPCRG in New-York.
On September 20th McGill University was the successful organizer and host of the annual Medical Student Symposium. During this event, a "Prix de la relève en Médecine de famille" was awarded. Created in 2013, the prize is awarded to a resident or a student that revealed his leadership skills. The 2014 winner is Dr Marc André Lavallée. More info here* *article in french only
Congratulations to our physicians recipients of the 2014 College of Family physicians Honours and Awards!
Congratulations to our family physicians: - Dr Mark Yaffe: CFPC/CGS Award of disctinction in health care of the elderly and CFPC Lifetime Achievement awards in Family Medicine - Dr. Howard Bergman: CFPC Lifetime Achievement Awards in Family Medicine Research. - Dr. Ellen Rosenberg: CFPC Lifetime Achievement Awards in Family Medicine Research
School of Information Studies PhD student Afroza Sultana awarded grant for research on accessible technology for older adults
Congratulations to Afroza Sultana, McGill School of Information Studies PhD student, on her nomination as a Graphics, Animation and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND NCE) Postgraduate Scholar. As a GRAND scholar, Afroza will receive a stipend of $10,000 annually for three years to investigate the design of accessible touch-screen devices for older adults to support prolonged independent living.
School of Information Studies PhD graduate Rhiannon Gainor awarded international fellowship for thesis on Competitive Intelligence
Recent McGill School of Information Studies graduate Rhiannon Gainor (PhD ’14) has been awarded a 2014 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. This prestigious honour is awarded annually to up to six recipients in an international competition by Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. This marks the second time a PhD student from the School has won the award.
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School of Information Studies Master's student Rebecca Nieto, who specializes in Archival Studies, receives international award
Rebecca Nieto, a student in the McGill School of Information Studies Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program, is a 2014 recipient of the Mosaic Scholarship given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The Mosaic Scholarship provides funding to students who demonstrate potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archival profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.