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Successful Research Efforts at SPOT

Congratulations all around to the very successful research efforts at SPOT. Under the leadership of Director of Research, Dr. Matthew Hunt, this year we can see terrific objective results of these efforts: "Chercheurs-boursiers" - Senior - Dr. Philippe Archambault "Chercheurs-boursiers" - Junior 2 - Dr. Matthew Hunt "Chercheurs-boursiers" - Junior 1 - Dr. Marie Brossard-Racine and Dr. Timothy Wideman "Formations postdoctorales" - Livia Carvalho, Catherine Duclos and diana Zidarov

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Published on : 26 May 2017

Desautels Dean on Montreal as a college town, international students, and the McGill advantage

When Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou started as Desautels Dean nearly two years ago, she immediately began work on a strategic plan and started to get to know the people who make up the faculty. When Bajeux-Besnainou sat down with Poets & Quants, the Paris native said that McGill has proven to be the perfect match for her because it’s an English school in a French-speaking city.

Published on : 26 May 2017

Law firm founded by Desautels alumna awarded for excellence

On May 23rd, the Malaysia Canada Business Council’s 25th anniversary Business Excellence Awards Gala took place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur. This year’s awards recognized companies that have been transformative in the Malaysian market, and which have helped strengthen Malaysian-Canadian trade.

Published on : 26 May 2017

GCPA raffle raises over $1,000 for West Island flood victims

The GCPA program raised a total of $1,515 through a raffle to support the Canadian Red Cross and victims of the West Island floods. The winner was a second-year GCPA student, Steffi Nguonly, who announced that she too would be donating her winnings in support of the same cause. Thank you to all members of the #DesautelsFamily who purchased raffle tickets and helped make the initiative a success!

Published on : 26 May 2017

Wind-up of former long-term disability plan

Originally published on March 30, 2017 The trustees of the former Long Term Disability (LTD) Plan for employees of McGill University are in the process of winding up the trust.  This plan was replaced in 2003 by the current LTD plan.

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Published on : 25 May 2017

McGill Welcomes Quebec and Canadian Mathematics Educators in Annual Conferences

The Science and Mathematics Education Research Group (SMERG) is excited to announce two mathematics education conferences to be held at McGill University in the coming weeks.

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Published on : 25 May 2017

Are you an introvert, ambivert or extrovert?

Professor Karl Moore speaks with Shannon Cuciz about the difference between introverts, ambiverts and extroverts on Global News Morning. Find out more: Global News

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Published on : 25 May 2017

Health Sciences programs & courses for 2017-18

Academic information for McGill's Undergraduate/professional Health Sciences is now available for the 2017–18 academic year!

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Published on : 24 May 2017

Management and leadership panel features three McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumni

HEC Montreal Associate Professor Cyrille Sardais recently led a panel on leadership and management in today’s business world, specifically seen from a female perspective. The panel was made up of McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumni Geneviève Comtois (EMBA'12), who is a director at Shell International, Guylaine Bergeron (EMBA'13), who is a director at the CBC, and TD Direct Investing Associate VP Francine Laurin (EMBA'11).

Published on : 24 May 2017

Essay calling for a complete revamp of executive education cites Henry Mintzberg

A recent essay in Chief Learning Officer calls for a massive rethink of how executive education is designed and delivered. It starts with the premise that executive education needs a major overhaul. As Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg says, “The practice of management, as evidenced in a lot of big corporations and banks, is utterly dreadful. I don’t think business schools really get it, or care to get it.”

Published on : 24 May 2017

Men, women and the authority deficit

Desautels Professor Laura Doering recently appeared on CJAD 800 AM to talk gender and jobs. She is the co-author of a study that looked at a non-stereotypically gendered job (a loan manager) to compare how men and women were perceived in the role. The findings indicated that men enjoyed more authority, but in cases where a loan manager quit, males who filled in for female managers experienced an authority deficit compared to those who filled in for other men.

Published on : 24 May 2017

Company selected for this UbiMobility 2017 has McGill-HEC EMBA connection

UbiMobility is a program run by Bpifrance and Business France to give companies in the connected and autonomous car space a leg up in the United States. The program can boast several successes: Of the 16 startups from the 2015 and 2016 editions, 11 have opened US operations. Among the 2017 startups, is CS Communications and Systems Canada, which is developing a software validation method for embedded systems that promises to reduce testing costs and speed up the process.

Published on : 24 May 2017

Dean’s Q&A: Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou Of McGill’s Desautels School

When joining a new organization of any sort, it’s a good idea to get to know the new people you’ll be working with and have a plan of action. Those were the first two items on Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou’s agenda when she took over as dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in September of 2015. Read more: Poets & Quants

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Published on : 24 May 2017

Clinical-Track Position Available

McGill Faculty of Dentistry ​Part-time, clinical track (non-tenure) academic position in Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Dental Pharmacology, Dental Anaesthesia, Oral Diagnosis or other relevant fields of dentistry. Candidates must have completed an undergraduate degree in Dentistry, have relevant training and be licensable to practice dentistry in Quebec. 

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Published on : 23 May 2017