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Speaking as one, but not speaking up: Dealing with new moral taint in an occupational online community

Authors: Emmanuelle Vaast and Natalia Levina Publication: Information and Organization, Volume 25, Issue 2, April 01, 2015 Abstract

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Published on : 25 Mar 2015

Dr. Milyavskaya's research featured in Bloomberg Manulife eDigest

Dr. Marina Milyavskaya of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was interviewed recently for Ideas that Move You, a selection of current articles on active living brought to you by the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2015

AMUSE floor fellows respond to key documents (including values document)

Following the March 13meeting, at which time the university presented three key documents – code of conduct (values), roles and responsibilities, article on training and development – during the March 20 meeting, the union indicated its position on these documents.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2015

Jaye Ellis Appointed Acting Director of School of Environment

Professor Jaye Ellis has been appointed Acting Director of the McGill School of Environment (MSE) for a one-year term beginning in September 2015. Professor Ellis, who holds a joint appointment with the MSE, teaches and conducts research in the fields of international environmental law, public international law, international legal theory and international relations. Previously, she was Associate Dean (Academic) at the Faculty from 2011 to 2014.

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Published on : 24 Mar 2015

Frédéric Mégret Named William Dawson Scholar

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Frédéric Mégret has been named a William Dawson Scholar at McGill University. McGill’s William Dawson Scholar program recognizes scholars poised to become leaders in their fields and are awarded for a five-year term. As Dean Daniel Jutras said when he shared the news, “this honour underscores the depth and the quality of Frédéric Mégret’s exceptional scientific work.”

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Published on : 24 Mar 2015

FY15 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting

Dear Colleagues, The FY15 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting will be held Friday, March 27, 2015, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Bronfman Building, room 001.  The YEAR-END MEMO AND AGENDA are attached (website).  In support of our sustainability efforts, there will be no hand-outs, as such, please print and bring the aforementioned documents with you to the meeting. Please note that seating is limited and attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Best regards,

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Published on : 24 Mar 2015

WORLD TB DAY: Why it still matters

In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015. Learn more here.

Published on : 24 Mar 2015

Opinion: It is the global community's responsibility to help eradicate tuberculosis

WORLD TB DAY: McGill International TB Centre Director Marcel A. Behr reminds us that tuberculosis affects and kills millions, and that Canada is affected. Read  the op-ed here. Learn more about World TB day here.

Published on : 24 Mar 2015

Forest fragmentation leads to species die-off that lasts decades: study

CTV News | March 20, 2015

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Published on : 23 Mar 2015

Prof. Tomislav Friscic is McGill’s newest William Dawson Scholar

The William Dawson Scholar award recognizes a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier 2. The Department of Chemistry is proud to host the 2015 Scholar. Congratulations Tomislav Friscic.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015

Outside the box: Reclaiming our streets as places to live, not just drive

The Ottawa Citizen | Mar 12, 2015 by: Avi Freidman Are asphalt roads and sidewalks in neighbourhoods really needed? Of course they are, you might say. Otherwise, where else will people walk and how will drivers reach their garages? But let’s look at the wisdom of having roads and sidewalks in their current form. As we rethink our future neighbourhoods and fix existing ones, we may want to take a hard look at our streets and reclaim them. After all, it is we who pay for their costly construction and neverending upkeep.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015

Catherine Potvin - Dialogues for a Greener Canada

Science News | March 18, 2015 by: Lesley Evans Ogden A group of prominent Canadian academics is trying to change the dynamic by releasing its own set of climate policy recommendations for the nation.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015

Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada’s reach, academics say

The Globe and Mail | March 18, 2015 by: IVAN SEMENIUK AND SHAWN MCCARTHY Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change. To get there, they recommend a national carbon-pricing plan, and greater effort to move electricity produced from low-carbon sources such as hydro dams across provincial borders.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015

Ce Québec qui Aspire

À l’époque, l’histoire n’a pas fait grand bruit. Tout a débuté en 2012, lorsque cinq étudiants de l’Université McGill ont déposé leur candidature au Hult Prize. Connaissez-vous le Hult Prize ? Il s’agit d’un prestigieux concours international en entrepreneuriat social, notamment soutenu par Bill Clinton et Muhammad Yunus. Il permet au gagnant de remporter une bourse de 1 M$ US.

Published on : 20 Mar 2015

Agreement with SEU trades on work-life balance

At the March 11 meeting with SEU trades, as agreed, the union presented a proposal concerning ways to facilitate a work-life balance approach at work. This proposal led to several exchanges after which the parties finally reached an agreement. A written proposal will be submitted to the union at the next meeting, set for March 25.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2015