Dr. Lora Giangregorio named winner of 2015 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health
$50,000 research award to promote active health goes to Dr. Lora Giangregorio, whose work has led to the development of internationally endorsed exercise guidelines for osteoporosis, and tools for physicians, physiotherapists and patients McGill University's Faculty of Education, in association with Lawrence and Frances Bloomberg and Manulife, is pleased to announce that Dr. Lora Giangregorio, Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, is the winner of the 2015 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.
To encourage innovation and stimulate interest in research among law students at faculties of Quebec civil law, the Paul-André Crépeau Center for Private and Comparative Law is launching a student poster contest. The contest is linked to the conference that will mark, on 12 February 2016, the Crépeau Centre’s 40th anniversary, during which poster submissions will be displayed and the winners announced.
United Nations Publication Launch: Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide for Mediation Practitioners McGill's Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are pleased to co-sponsor the Canadian launch of the United Nations' new publication, 'Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide to Mediation Practitioners'. The event will take place on 26 November 2015, from 17:00 to 19:30, at the Faculty Club of McGill University, 3450 McTavish Street, Montréal.
A phishing email has been reported with the subject "Compromised Account". It is signed from McGill's Information Security (InfoSec) team, and urges the recipient to fill out a form to unlock their account. A sample of the email is shown below.
Arthur Kaptainis, music critic at the National Post, attended the McGill Symphony Orchestra's concert on November 17th in Toronto's Koerner Hall. Here is the text in his article that refers to the McGIll Symphony Orchestra. The full review can be found in the sidebar link.
L'homme d'affaires Jean Gattuso, président et chef de l'exploitation d'Industries Lassonde, s'est vu décerner lundi soir le prestigieux Golden Pencil Award lors d'une cérémonie tenue à Toronto. Le Golden Pencil Award est accordé depuis 1957 à des professionnels du milieu de l'alimentation s'étant illustrés. Plus de 125 récipiendaires ont déjà mis la main sur cette distinction, la plus prestigieuse remise par l'industrie alimentaire au pays, mais à peine une dizaine de Québécois ont réussi cet exploit.
Bombardier has warned of another challenging year in 2016 before the transformation it has launched, including cost-cutting efforts and shifts in production to low-cost centres, deliver a financial turnaround by 2020.Karl Moore, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bellemare has demonstrated that he’s assembled a team of seasoned veterans who have developed a credible plan to propel the company forward now that public funding has eliminated worries about its survival.
Late one September evening one of Philip Rooke’s colleagues texted him at home with news that could have crippled his business. “Disruption is the reality for many organisations right now,” said Melissa Sonberg, executive in residence of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It’s like the plague: disruption doesn’t play favourites, a lot of people try to run from it, but you can’t hide.”
Stingray annonce la nomination de Tom Pentefountas comme vice-président principal ventes, EMEA et Asie
Stingray, un fournisseur de services musicaux multiplateformes et de solutions multimédias en magasin interentreprises, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination de Tom Pentefountas au poste de vice-président principal ventes, Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie. Read full article: Le Lézard, November 23, 2015
Segal Building: On November 26, McGill University professor Karl Moore will be presenting “Introverts in the Executive Suite” at the Segal Graduate School of Business. Moore will look at how introverts function in leadership positions and what challenges they face, based on over 100 interviews conducted with leading executives who are introverted themselves. Read full artice: The Peak, November 22, 2015
Article written by Afaque Riaz Ahmed, McGill MBA alumni. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015, which could limit our internet freedom and jeopardise our economy’s ability to create jobs, will soon be tabled in the National Assembly, and there is a good chance that this bill will be passed. Yet, many among the public are still unsure how the bill is detrimental to our progress. So, here are six reasons why this bill needs to be defeated.
An Evening with William Shatner feels a lot like being beamed to another planet. Captain Kirk took the helm at Ottawa’s EY Centre last night, in a special ticketed fan event ahead of this weekend’s Ottawa Pop Expo. The energetic, eccentric 84-year-old, clad in a black leather jacket, came as advertised. Shatner looked like a man still fit for the captain’s chair. His one-man show was a stream-of-consciousness rumination on everything from Star Trek to Air Canada (“a test of your sanity”), from Pacific salmon to Twitter.
$50,000 research award to promote active health goes to Dr. Lora Giangregorio, whose work has led to the development of internationally endorsed exercise guidelines for osteoporosis, and tools for physicians, physiotherapists and patients
The Faculty of Law is delighted and honoured to announce the appointment of noted legal scholar Mark Walters to the F.R. Scott Chair in Public and Constitutional Law.