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Announcing the winner of the McGill - Freie Universität Berlin Funding Program for Joint Research Workshop

Saurabh Mishra, Associate Professor of Marketing at McGill University and Sascha Raithel, Professor of Marketing at Freie Universität Berlin are the first recipients of the McGill - Freie Universität Berlin Funding Program for Joint Research Workshops for their workshop “Brand Failure, Perceived Threat, & Brand Performance”. The next call for joint workshops under this program will be in September.  

Published on : 21 Apr 2017

Book Talk with Jatinder Mann: The Search for a New National Identity

The McGill Insitute for the Study of Canada is delighted to host Jatinder Mann for a presentation of his new book, The Search for a New National Identity: The Rise of Multiculturalism in Canada and Australia, 1890s-1970s. The talk will take place on June 8, 2017, from 12:00 PM to 13:30 PM, at the McGill Insititute for the Study of Canada, 3463 Peel Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1W7.

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Published on : 20 Apr 2017

Reasoning by analogy and the progress of theory

Authors: Mikko Ketokivi, Saku Mantere and Joep Cornelissen Publication: Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming Abstract: 

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Published on : 20 Apr 2017

Restructuring the resident training system for improving the equity of access to primary care

Authors: Anna Graber-Naidich, Michael W. Cartera, Vedat Verter Publication: European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 258, Issue 3, 1 May 2017, Pages 1143–1155 Abstract: 

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Published on : 20 Apr 2017

The supply and demand sides of corruption: Canadian extractive companies in Africa

Authors: Frederick Stapenhurst, Fahri Karakas, Emine Sarigöllü, Myung-Soo Jo & Rasheed Draman Publication: Canadian Foreign Policy, Vol 23, No. 1, 2017 Abstract: 

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Published on : 20 Apr 2017

Good Grief Workshops for Children and Adolescents on April 29th

For more information about the Good Grief Workshops and how to register to the workshops, please visit this website.

Published on : 20 Apr 2017

ALS soci­ety of Que­bec events for May 2017

The ALS Society of Quebec is offering activties, support groups meetting, and conferences for the month of May. For more information, please visit the official calendar on this website.      

Published on : 20 Apr 2017

McGill in the Community: What to see and do

McGill is more than a university! It's a community resource with over 160 public events, attractions, and aid programs: http://community.mcgill.ca/

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Published on : 20 Apr 2017

uPrint prepaid cards needed for Exchange, IUT, and some Continuing Studies students

As of May 3, 2017, students who are members of the following groups will not be able to access the uPrint machines on campus with their McGill ID Card, or their McGill username and password:

Published on : 20 Apr 2017

Metaphor, literacy and ‘fake news’

Desautels Professor Reuven Brenner writes in a recent Asia Times op-ed that, as societies become literate, earlier metaphors become codified as literal truths, much to the detriment of those societies and the cultures that exist within them. There are parallels between the “fake news” of today and analogues in early societies, where one people’s superstitions about another group could bring the two into conflict.”

Published on : 20 Apr 2017

Cristina Toteda appointed Faculty Lecturer in Legal Ethics

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Cristina Toteda as Faculty Lecturer in Legal Ethics, starting May 1, 2017. Me Toteda will work closely with Faculty members and engaged alumni to revise the mandatory second-year course in Legal Ethics and Professionalism and the upper-year course in Advocacy. She will teach those courses and also work with the first-year Integration Workshop course

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Published on : 20 Apr 2017

St. Mary’s-McGill Café Scientifique: Rendezvous Art & Science: Mental Health in the community

St. Mary’s-McGill Café Scientifique Rendezvous Art & Science: Mental Health in the community Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:30pm Maison de la culture, 5290 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, QC H3T 1Y2 Program: Dance, film, patient stories, community perspectives, and discussion about mental health

Published on : 19 Apr 2017

Intitative to fund scholars at McGill and the University of Ghana

Dr. Grace Marquis, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, has received $500,000 CAD from the Queen Elizabeth Scholars initiative to fund researchers and scholars at McGill and the University of Ghana. The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships aim to activate a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through inter-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.

Published on : 19 Apr 2017

Gestion des eaux de ruissellement - Montréal annonce un nouveau partenariat avec l'Université McGill afin d'identifier les meilleures pratiques de plantation d'arbres

Bioresource Engineering professors Grant Clark  and Shiv Prasher, along with colleagues Dr. Maryam Kargar (Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Manager), Masters student Marcelo Frosi, Dr.

Published on : 19 Apr 2017

As feds unveil pot legalization plans, producers’ shares slip

Ottawa has released its plan to legalize marijuana, and the hit on big cannabis shares has been heavy. Concerns about how fast the government is moving to squeeze out illegal producers, a law-enforcement-heavy public announcement and a feeling that the government is stepping back from its plans for an industrial-scale market are leaving investors with questions.

Published on : 19 Apr 2017