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Too much fear can be dangerous for species’ survival. In fact, fear alone, even in the absence of a live predator, can lead to species’ extinction if the population size is small enough suggests a recent study from McGill and Guelph universities. To read: “How fear alone can cause animal extinction”

Classified as: Animal extinction, Fear, Animal behaviour, External, staff, faculty, science, food and sustainability
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Published on: 24 Jul 2017

The John Dobson Foundation has announced a donation of $2 million dollars – its largest gift to McGill yet – to fund the McGill X-1 Accelerator program run by the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship. The donation will support the program now in its third year, as it grows to support entrepreneurs across McGill University.

Classified as: McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, John Dobson Foundation, Desautels Faculty of Management, External, faculty, students, staff
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Published on: 19 Jul 2017

Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually have a new tool at their disposal: a diagnostic signature that uses artificial intelligence to detect brain trauma years after it has occurred. 

Classified as: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), MNI, Research News, Athletics, concussion in athletics, External, faculty, MRI, staff, students, Sports, concussions
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Published on: 12 Jul 2017

Memorandum

Date: May 16, 2017

To: McGill Researchers, Academic Leadership, and Administrative Staff

Cc: Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor

      Christopher Manfredi, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

From:    Yves Beauchamp, VP Administration and Finance

             Rose Goldstein, VP Research and Innovation

Re: Tri-Agency Monitoring Site Visit 2016 Results - Updates

 

Classified as: Financial Services, staff, Tri-Agency Recommendations, faculty, tri-agency
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Published on: 26 May 2017

To all Finance users,

The month of February 2017 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva.

This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

For questions or assistance, you may contact the Finance Helpdesk at 514-398-3463 or via email at fishelp [dot] acct [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Thank you.

Classified as: Financial Services, Financial Statements, staff, faculty
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Published on: 8 Mar 2017

This message is sent on behalf of Myriam Bensimon Controller, Financial Reporting, Financial Services

Dear Colleagues,

The FY17 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting will be held on:

Friday March 24th, 2017 at 9:30am – 11:00am in the Bronfman Building, room 423.

Please reserve the date in your Outlook calendar. Further information will follow.

Classified as: Financial Services, staff, year-end, faculty, fiscal year
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Published on: 20 Feb 2017

To all Finance users,

The month of November 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva.

This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

For questions or assistance, you may contact the Finance Helpdesk at 514-398-3463 or via email at fishelp [dot] acct [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Thank you.

Classified as: Financial Services, Financial Statements, staff, faculty
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Published on: 8 Dec 2016

If you are involved with the financial administration of Tri-Agency grants (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC and CRC), please read the message below.

 

This message is sent out on behalf of Elvie Coletta, Director, Research Financial Management Services, Financial Services

Dear Colleagues,

Classified as: staff, faculty, advances, expense reports, Related Announcements - Reimbursement of Travel and Other Expenses Policy
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Published on: 30 Nov 2016

Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells. 

Classified as: staff, science, neurological disease, genes, External, Student, Peter McPherson, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro)
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Published on: 28 Nov 2016

When two people smell the same thing, they can have remarkably different reactions, depending on their cultural background. Researchers at the Neuro have found that even when two cultures share the same language and many traditions, their reactions to the same smells can be different.

Classified as: staff, students, External, olfactory system, cognitive, Cognitive neuroscience
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Published on: 23 Nov 2016

If you are involved with the financial administration of Tri-Agency grants (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC and CRC), please read the message below.

 

This message is sent out on behalf of Elvie Coletta, Director, Research Financial Management Services, Financial Services

Dear colleagues,

The 2016 Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide came into effect on October 1, 2016. For ease of use, we have summarized the changes – please refer to the attached document.

Classified as: Financial Services, staff, faculty, tri-agency, Related Announcements - Reimbursement of Travel and Other Expenses Policy
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Published on: 18 Nov 2016

To all Finance users,

The month of October 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva.

This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

For questions or assistance, you may contact the Finance Helpdesk at 514-398-3463 or via email at fishelp [dot] acct [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Thank you.

Classified as: Financial Services, Financial Statements, staff, faculty
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Published on: 8 Nov 2016

To all Finance users,

The month of September 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva.

This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

For questions or assistance, you may contact the Finance Helpdesk at 514-398-3463 or via email at fishelp [dot] acct [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Thank you.

Classified as: Financial Services, Financial Statements, staff, faculty
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Published on: 11 Oct 2016

The parties met on September 12 and 14 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.

Classified as: staff, Negotiation Updates, AMUSE, casual employees
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Published on: 23 Sep 2016

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