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Sessional Employment Opportunity - Summer 2015 Course Lecturers

SESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - SUMMER 2015 The Department of Art History and Communication Studies invites applications for course lecturers to teach the below listed courses.  Our preference is to hire our own recent PhDs and currently enrolled doctoral students in our programs (who have finished their coursework), however we will consider all candidates who apply.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2015

Intensive two-day discussions with SEU (facilities)

On February 24 and 25, the parties engaged in two intensive days of negotiations.  They discussed monetary items and will continue discussing this topic at upcoming meetings.  The parties turned their attention to discussing still unresolved non-monetary items such as sick days and change in pay frequency. 

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Published on : 03 Mar 2015

$1 million for two McGill projects

Two McGill University projects have received grants valued at $500,000 each from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2015

Desautels BCom Students Take 1st Place at CBS CC 2015

A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Lara Ballantyne, Jaylen Gadhia, Rachel Kirby and Sami Zubair took 1st place at the 14th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held February 22 to 27, 2015. 

Published on : 02 Mar 2015

Employment Opportunity: Pain Research

The Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at McGill University seek a cross-faculty appointment in the field of Pain Research. McGill University is world-renowned for its clinical and basic pain research, and is proud of its exceptional record of achievement.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2015

WHO releases its third report on Neglected Tropical Diseases

The World Health Organization has released its third report on neglected tropical diseases. Its main recommendation: for governments to increase domestic investments to address social and health inequities. To learn more: http://www.who.int/neglected_diseases/Third_report_2015/en/

Published on : 02 Mar 2015

Call for Nominations: Desautels Faculty of Management Distinguished Teaching Awards

On an annual basis, the Desautels Faculty of Management presents two Distinguished Teaching Awards, one at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level. All faculty members are eligible for the award. Along with a wall plaque and certificate presented by the Dean, and recognition at the Spring Convocation, there is also a monetary value associated with the teaching award. Deadline for Submission: March 20, 2015, 5:00PM CRITERIA The purpose of the award is to honor excellence in teaching which can be reflected through a combination of

Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Convergent innovation for sustainable economic growth and affordable universal health care: Innovating the way we innovate

Authors: Laurette Dubé, Srivardhini Jha, Aida Faber, Jeroen Struben, Ted London, Archisman Mohapatra, Nick Drager, Chris Lannon, P. K. Joshi and John McDermott Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014 Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Open-source health information technology: A case study of electronic medical records

Authors: Hani Safadi, David Chan, Martin Dawes, Mark Roper, Samer Faraj Publication: Health Policy and Technology Abstract: 

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Current version of Bill 20 not supported

Proposed Bill would compromise training of future doctors and growth in the number of family doctors  

Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Jacob Sagrans, winner of 2014 McGill Equity and Community Building Award

McGill Equity and Community Building Awards are bestowed each year upon McGill students and staff who demonstrate exceptional commitment promoting equity and diversity within our locality.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon or colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of both male and female cancer-related deaths in Canada. In 2013, an estimated 23,900 Canadians were diagnosed with colon cancer. And almost half of those diagnosed died. Surprisingly, colon cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. If caught early, over 90% of these cases could and should result in a full recovery.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Service outage with WorldCat Local and other OCLC services (RESOLVED)

OCLC is experiencing a generalised outage across many of its platforms including WorldCat Local, the link resolver, QuestionPoint, Colombo (interlibrary loan), EZProxy (off-campus proxy access). We will update this page with addtional information as it becomes available. 5:19 PM: Service has been restored to all OCLC services.

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Published on : 26 Feb 2015