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New permafrost is forming around shrinking Arctic lakes

By Katherine Gombay - News - June 10 Researchers from McGill and the U.S. Geological Survey, more used to measuring thawing permafrost than its expansion, have made a surprising discovery. There is new permafrost forming around Twelvemile Lake in the interior of Alaska. But they have also quickly concluded that, given the current rate of climate change, it won’t last beyond the end of this century.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2014

Dr. Eun Park of the School of Information Studies awarded SSHRC grant for research on historical data as networked knowledge

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Eun Park on her two-year McGill Internal SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities) Development Grant for her project "Linked Historical Collections as Networked Knowledge." Project description

Classified as : Faculty, External, SIS, Research, grants
Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for research on improving web-based retrieval of unstructured information

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien on his five-year NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant for the project "Improving Retrieval of Unstructured Information using Existing Information Structures." Project description

Classified as : Faculty, External, SIS, Research, grants
Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Success of McGill Family Medicine in latest FRQS salary award competition !

We have wonderful news to share with you. Once again we have a great deal to be proud of in the Department of Family Medicine.   The results from the Fonds de recherche Santé-Quebec (FRQS) have been announced and we would like to congratulate the members of our department who have been successful.  These competitions are very competitive and few are actually successful in obtaining these salary support awards.

Published on : 09 May 2014

DISE Department Independent Awards Winners

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education would like to congratulate the 2014 winners of the Department Independent Awards (the “Indies”) Amy Cole, Dominic Manuel, Lerona Lewis, Sarah Mostafa-Kamel , Rosalind Hampton, Desirée Rochat, and Manuel Salamanca Cardona. For full details, please see "The Indies."

Published on : 07 May 2014

Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant receives the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence Graduate Teaching and Supervision. The Award and a citation will be presented at Spring Convocation. The recipient receives a plaque, and his/her name is inscribed on a permanent plaque in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office.

Published on : 29 Apr 2014

Mr. Jamie DeMore 2014 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Congratulations to Mr. Jamie DeMore on being selected as this year’s recipientof the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This award acknowledges outstanding contributions by members of the administrative and support staff of the University for service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Published on : 29 Apr 2014

Dr. Gillian Bartlett named to Honour List for Educational Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant for being selected for the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence 2014-15! The annual list recognizes outstanding contributions to education in the areas of teaching, educational leadership and innovation, faculty development, and research and scholarly activity.

Published on : 25 Apr 2014