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Desautels BCom Students Take 1st Place at CBS CC 2015

A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Lara Ballantyne, Jaylen Gadhia, Rachel Kirby and Sami Zubair took 1st place at the 14th annual Copenhagen Business School Case Competition (CBS CC) held February 22 to 27, 2015. 

Published on : 02 Mar 2015

Employment Opportunity: Pain Research

The Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at McGill University seek a cross-faculty appointment in the field of Pain Research. McGill University is world-renowned for its clinical and basic pain research, and is proud of its exceptional record of achievement.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2015

WHO releases its third report on Neglected Tropical Diseases

The World Health Organization has released its third report on neglected tropical diseases. Its main recommendation: for governments to increase domestic investments to address social and health inequities. To learn more: http://www.who.int/neglected_diseases/Third_report_2015/en/

Published on : 02 Mar 2015

Call for Nominations: Desautels Faculty of Management Distinguished Teaching Awards

On an annual basis, the Desautels Faculty of Management presents two Distinguished Teaching Awards, one at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level. All faculty members are eligible for the award. Along with a wall plaque and certificate presented by the Dean, and recognition at the Spring Convocation, there is also a monetary value associated with the teaching award. Deadline for Submission: March 20, 2015, 5:00PM CRITERIA The purpose of the award is to honor excellence in teaching which can be reflected through a combination of

Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Convergent innovation for sustainable economic growth and affordable universal health care: Innovating the way we innovate

Authors: Laurette Dubé, Srivardhini Jha, Aida Faber, Jeroen Struben, Ted London, Archisman Mohapatra, Nick Drager, Chris Lannon, P. K. Joshi and John McDermott Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014 Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Open-source health information technology: A case study of electronic medical records

Authors: Hani Safadi, David Chan, Martin Dawes, Mark Roper, Samer Faraj Publication: Health Policy and Technology Abstract: 

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Current version of Bill 20 not supported

Proposed Bill would compromise training of future doctors and growth in the number of family doctors  

Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Jacob Sagrans, winner of 2014 McGill Equity and Community Building Award

McGill Equity and Community Building Awards are bestowed each year upon McGill students and staff who demonstrate exceptional commitment promoting equity and diversity within our locality.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Service outage with WorldCat Local and other OCLC services (RESOLVED)

OCLC is experiencing a generalised outage across many of its platforms including WorldCat Local, the link resolver, QuestionPoint, Colombo (interlibrary loan), EZProxy (off-campus proxy access). We will update this page with addtional information as it becomes available. 5:19 PM: Service has been restored to all OCLC services.

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Published on : 26 Feb 2015

DISE's Dr. Mindy Carter interviewed for Lakehead University newsletter

Dr. Mindy Carter of the Faculty of Education's Department of Integrated Studies recently spoke to Lakehead University about her experiences as a graduate. The following is an excerpt from Lakehead University's Faculty of Education newsletter, January 2015. Please click here to read the newsletter in its entirety.      *     *     *

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Published on : 23 Feb 2015

Dr. Shariff speaks to National Post about student rights

Toronto high school students win charter challenge over breathalyzer test requirement to enter prom Source: National Post, Feb 24, 2015 By: Sarah Boesveld

Published on : 26 Feb 2015

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells metastasize

Montreal Neurological Institute scientists discover a new mechanism driving spread of cancer A protein commonly found in human cells could be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis, according to a new study by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro at McGill University and the MUHC. The finding focuses attention on a biological mechanism that until now was largely overlooked. The discovery of the protein’s effect significantly expands our understanding of epithelial cancers such as breast and lung cancer.

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Published on : 26 Feb 2015

Calls for Proposals: Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development - Round 5

USAID, the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and DFID have joined together to launch Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, to find the tools and approaches to help the mothers and newborns during their most vulnerable hours.

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Published on : 26 Feb 2015

Oxidizing alcohol without TEMPO

The Arndtsen and Lumb research groups jointly report a copper-catalyzed aerobic oxidation of alcohols without the use of traditional N-oxide co-oxidants. The tyrosinase inspired Cu-diamine complex efficiently mediates the oxidation of both activated and un-activated alcohols at ambient pressure and temperature.

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Published on : 25 Feb 2015

An eye for efficiency

A new strategy leads to the improvement of cataract surgery 

Published on : 25 Feb 2015