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Name change note: Research and Innovation

The Office of Research and International Relations officially changed its name to the Office of Research and Innovation (R&I), as of June 1, 2016. 

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Published on : 13 Jun 2016

International Relations Moves to Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

The International Relations division, previously located in the Office or Research and International Relations (now the Office of Research and Innovation) has been moved to the purview of the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic).  The divison's services are continuing unchanged. For more information, please contact Rosemary Clark at rosemary [dot] clark [at] mcgill [dot] ca.  The full Senate Memorandum on the move can be read here. 

Published on : 13 Jun 2016

ALS Awareness Month – June 2016

The Neuro is recognized as a major Canadian center for ALS research and patient care. During June, designated ALS Month, The Neuro redoubles its efforts to inform the public and the media about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and urges all to help support ALS research.

Published on : 13 Jun 2016

EBOH Kudos (May and June 2016)

Congratulations to all of our faculty and students who received honours, awards and promotions in May and June 2016! Learn more: May 2016 EBOH KudosJune 2016 EBOH Kudos

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Published on : 10 Jun 2016

Education grads celebrate at 2016 McGill convocation

The Faculty of Education at McGill University proudly saw over four hundred of our students cross the stage this past Thursday, June 2nd at McGill's annual convocation ceremonies. Celebrating their finest moment were 429 Faculty of Education students who received a degree or certificate this year, including 297 undergraduates, and 115 students pursuing graduate studies. Counting the family, friends, and loved ones, over 1,600 participants celebrated convocation on behalf of the Faculty of Education this year.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2016

Big picture is better: The social implications of construal level for advice taking

Publications: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes Authors: Jean-Nicolas Reyt, Batia M. Wiesenfeld, Yaacov Trope.  Abstract:

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Published on : 10 Jun 2016

Eurofins Food Safety Systems Partners with McGill University for Public Food Safety Training for Canadian Food Manufacturers

  Eurofins Food Safety Systems (EFSS) and the Food Safety and Quality Program (FSQP) at McGill University are excited to announce a signed agreement to provide co-branded public training for the Canadian food manufacturing industry. The courses include the highly sought-after FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Training as well as GFSI benchmarked standard training to SQF and BRC. The partnership is an exceptional pairing as Eurofins and McGill University share a common interest in the success of the Canadian food manufacturing industry.

Published on : 10 Jun 2016

Sustainability Innovations in Business Programs

Launched in fall of 2014, Desautels’ new programming in Managing for Sustainability was designed for students who wish to combine managerial and business knowledge with a solid understanding of the interlinked economic, social, and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability. It integrates management studies with fundamentals of environmental science and sustainability and is offered in collaboration with its co-designers, the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography.

Published on : 09 Jun 2016

Ichiro Fujinaga appointed Associate Dean for Research and Administration

Professor Ichiro Fujinaga has been appointed Associate Dean for Research and Administration for 2016-17.  Professor Fujinaga is one of the leading figures worldwide in the fields of Music Information Retrieval and Digital Humanities in Music.  He is also a successful and productive researcher, who has received major grants from many sources, including the US National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation, and Canadian SSHRC, CFI, and FRQSC.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2016

The evolution of business schools: Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University

Desired skillsets are constantly changing and adapting to the needs of ever evolving businesses across the globe. Therefore business schools must change what they teach. Professor Morty Yalovsky tells Emily Sexton-Brown about these changes… Read full article: Changeboard, July 29, 2016 

Published on : 09 Jun 2016

Accolades for McGill Brass at the International Trumpet Guild Convention

The McGill Trumpet Ensemble and professor Richard Stoelzel, Brass Area Chair, recently participated in the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Anaheim, California.  Their prelude concert collegiate performance received astanding ovation. "In my over 20 years going to these conferences, I have never witnessed a prelude concert collegiate trumpet ensemble receive a standing ovation," said Prof. Stoelzel.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2016

Prof. Julie Cumming named Interim Dean of the Schulich School of Music

Prof. Julie Cumming has been named Interim Dean of the Schulich School of Music, beginning 1 July 2016, following the conclusion of Prof. Sean Ferguson’s term as Dean.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2016

Glenn Zabowski named Interim Dean of Students

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Christopher Manfredi has named Associate Dean of Students as the Interim Dean of Students while a replacement for the departing Andre Costopoulos is sought. Zabowski, who also teaches in the Operations Management area at the Desautels Faculty, has been Associate Dean since August 2013. Read full article: McGill Reporter, June 7, 2016 

Published on : 08 Jun 2016

Three new members join HATLEY Advisory Council

Adam Daifallah and Marie-Claude Johnson, founding partners of HATLEY Strategy Advisors, are pleased to welcome three new members to the firm's Advisory Council:

Published on : 08 Jun 2016

Transcript: The question great leaders ask themselves

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, talks with Jennifer Chatman from UC Berkeley. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, June 7, 2016  Watch full video: The Globe and Mail 

Published on : 08 Jun 2016