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AMI Quebec’s pro­grams in September

Click on the link for mroe information about the programs in September of AMI-Quebec: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1110274899475&ca=a03f5d99-5960-416d-9332-e75a7fca63e0

Published on : 17 Aug 2016

Anna Albertson wins the 2016 Udho Parsini Diwan Award

The Udho Parsini Diwan Award rewards the graduate student in the McGill Chemistry program who has written the best research article published the year before. Here is how Anna Alberston presents her winning article.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2016

New Minor in Music Entrepreneurship

Introducing the Minor in Music Entrepreneurship: a collaboration between the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2016

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. A panel of seven distinguished judges selected the following four papers among over 70 entries.

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Published on : 16 Aug 2016

The Great Canadian Sleepwalk – the road to good nights

"To sleep - to sleep, perchance to dream”, these words made famous by William Shakespeare, in the play Hamlet are familiar to many of us. But did you know that sleep is just as important as diet and exercise for a healthy lifestyle?

Published on : 16 Aug 2016

Macdonald Engineering Building on the big screen

McGill's venue for learning and discovery in mechanical engineering recently served as the backdrop for a pivotal cinematic moment in the Oscar-nominated film Brooklyn. Read the full story.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2016

ECP's Professor Montreuil guest editor for special issue of Canadian Journal of School Psychology

Professor Tina Montreuil, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), was invited by the Canadian Journal of School Psychology last October to edit their special issue of September, 2016, "School and Educational Psychology in Canada: A 2016 Perspective". Dr.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2016

Gaming camera could aid MS treatment

McGill Newsroom 3D depth-sensing camera shown to measure walking difficulties A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The Microsoft Kinect is a 3D depth-sensing camera used in interactive video activities such as tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windows computer.

Published on : 15 Aug 2016

Define the Line's Dr. Shariff cited regarding sexting case of 6 Nova Scotia boys

This Wednesday, August 17, six Nova Scotia boys will appear in a Bridgewater, NS, courtroom for a case that will test a new Canadian legislation regarding the online sharing of intimate images.

Published on : 15 Aug 2016

Don’t scan so close to me

What does the 1960s Beatles hit “Girl” have in common with Astor Piazzolla’s evocative tango composition “Libertango”? Probably not much, to the casual listener. But in the mind of one famously eclectic singer-songwriter, the two songs are highly similar. That’s one of the surprising findings of an unusual neuroscience study based on brain scans of the musician Sting.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2016

Gaming camera could aid MS treatment

3D depth-sensing camera shown to measure walking difficulties A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The Microsoft Kinect is a 3D depth-sensing camera used in interactive video activities such as tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windows computer.

Published on : 15 Aug 2016

Register for Community Engagement Day 2016!

Organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) office at McGill University, Community Engagement Day (CED) aims celebrate, expand on, and build new lasting relationships between McGill and the greater Montreal community, through offering projects and activities in support of and collaboration with community organizations. This year’s CED will be held on and around September 29th, 2016. Register for a project now at http://www.cedmcgill.com/projects from August 15th to September 18th!

Published on : 14 Aug 2016