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Job Posting: Director of Postdoctoral Program in Gatineau

See document attached (in French only).

Published on : 11 Jan 2017

Monetizing Freemium Communities: Does Paying for Premium Increase Social Engagement?

Authors: Bapna, R., Ramaprasad , J., Umyarov , A. Publication: MISQ  Abstract: 

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Published on : 11 Jan 2017

HEADS UP On The Concussion Issue to raise awareness of head injury

An all-star lineup of experts in the fields of sports and neurology will share a stage on Jan. 27 to discuss concussions, a serious injury that has only recently been getting the attention it deserves.

Published on : 11 Jan 2017

TWO Museum volunteers win awards

Peter Tarassoff has won the Pinch Medal from the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC). This medal is named for William Wallace Pinch of Rochester, New York, in recognition of his enormous and selfless contributions to mineralogy through the identification of ideal specimens for study and through his generosity in making them available to the academic community. Check the biography and citation for Peter here.

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Published on : 10 Jan 2017

IMHL Participant Wins 2016 Michael Decter Scholarship for Health Leadership and Policy Studies

Ursulla Aho-Gelle has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Michael Decter Scholarship for Health Leadership and Policy Studies.

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

Hospital puts its seniors' art on display

"Painting is a vector to humanize care, for the person to be aware of abilities he has, and to help with rehabilitation." Dr. Olivier Beauchet, director of McGill's Centre of Excellence on Aging and Chronic Disease, based at the Jewish General. Read more: Montreal Gazette

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Published on : 10 Jan 2017

How much does it hurt?: The methods used by doctors to measure pain

When investigating pain, the basic procedure for clinics everywhere is to give a patient the McGill Pain Questionnaire. This was developed in the 1970s by two scientists, Dr Ronald Melzack and Dr Warren Torgerson, both of McGill University in Montreal, and is still the main tool for measuring pain in clinics worldwide.  Read more: The Independent

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Published on : 10 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data

Brian Caffo, PhD Professor, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data Tuesday, 17 January 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24    ALL ARE WELCOME 

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Doubly Robust Survival Trees and Forests

Jon A. Steingrimsson, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins University Doubly Robust Survival Trees and Forests Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

SEMINAR: Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data

Jennifer L. Lund, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data Monday, 16 January 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521 ALL ARE WELCOME

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

Rise in TB?

Olivia Oxlade, one of the authors is an epidemiologist at McGill University’s TB centre. http://alturl.com/zzqby 

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

Dr. Ilana Bank Appointed Lead of Pediatric Simulation Centre

Simulation education is a key way to both learn and maintain professional skills. In our continuing effort to improve patient safety and the quality of the the health care we provide, it is now an integral component of how we achieve and maintain excellence.

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Published on : 10 Jan 2017

Indigo announces CFO’s pending departure and appointment of interim successor

Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer has today announced the forthcoming departure of Ms. Laura Carr, the company’s Chief Financial Officer, who will be returning to the UK for personal reasons following the completion of the Company’s third quarter results announcement in February. Heather Reisman, Indigo CEO, has appointed Mr. Craig Loudon, Indigo’s Senior Vice President, Business Finance, to the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective February 9, 2017.

Published on : 10 Jan 2017

Cyberthèque closed Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 4 to 8pm

Please note that the Cyberthèque (ground floor, Redpath Library Building) in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed for a special event from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, January 12, 2017 . We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 10 Jan 2017

In line with recent growth, FL Fuller Landau LLP Appoints Three New Partners

FL Fuller Landau LLP, a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Jaimie Auger, Budd Newton, and Uros Milekic as new Partners, effective January 1, 2017.

Published on : 10 Jan 2017