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A Sociologist Who Found Colleges 'Adrift' Becomes an Education Dean

After 21 years at the George Washington University School of Business, Isabelle G. Bajeux-­Besnainou last year became the first female dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, in Montreal. She says she was lured by the university’s "impeccable reputation" and its location in a bilingual city with European and North American roots. Read full article: Chronicle, April 17, 2016 

Published on : 19 Apr 2016

À l’avant-garde de la chimie verte

Le Devoir | le 9 avril 2016 par: Claude Lafleur Probablement que plus de 95 % de tout ce que nous utilisons dans une journée est le fruit d’un processus chimique, ainsi que l’essentiel de ce que nous mangeons, rapporte Bruce Lennox, professeur de chimie et doyen de la Faculté des sciences de l’Université McGill.   lire l'histoire complet ici

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Published on : 19 Apr 2016

WANTED: PLAIN TALK FROM THE LAB

  Excitement was in the air last May at a glitzy Toronto reception for “rockstar” professionals not accustomed to glitz: research scientists from six Canadian universities... At McGill University, insect scientist Chris Buddle submitted one study to a journal in “more of a casual, non-jargony language, (trying) to write it in a way that’s a bit more engaging, and not the typical dry scientific writing.” The Ottawa Citizen    

Published on : 18 Apr 2016

Fulbright Chair in International Development Studies Award

Award 7462 Research Chairs in Globalization and Development The Chair is intended to contribute to the reinvigoration of research relating to international development at McGill. The proposed Chair’s research is open to all regions but grouped under the Institute’s one overarching theme: democracy and democratization. Within that perspective, the proposed Chair should work within one of the following research clusters: economic development; states and state-building; and social pluralism and civil society.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2016

BCom Students Win Kenneth F. Byrd Prize Entrance Scholarships

The following BCom students were awarded the Kenneth F. Byrd Prize entrance scholarships: Jenny Bradley-Tessier Nathaniel Kirsh James McCollough-Gilbert Alanna NUssbaum Alexander McGarry Kaihua He About the Award:

Published on : 15 Apr 2016

Corey Phelps Discusses Organizational Knowledge

How Would You Define Organizational Knowledge for Someone Who is not Familiar with the Term? COREY PHELPS: Corey Phelps.I work at McGill University in Montreal,Canada. [Corey Phelps, Associate Professor of Strategyand Organization, McGill University]And my field of research is in the areaof innovation and strategy.[How would you define organizational knowledgefor someone who is not familiar with the term?]So organizations are collections of individuals.So organizational knowledge wouldbe the collection of knowledge of the individuals.

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Published on : 15 Apr 2016

Professor Huising appointed William Dawson Scholar

The Desautels Faculty of Management is pleased to announce that Professor Ruthanne Huising has been appointed William Dawson Scholar by McGill University. William Dawson Chairs are intended to recognize the outstanding work of younger scholars at McGill.

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Published on : 15 Apr 2016

ECP's Yaxi Zhao recipient of DKG World Fellowship grant

This week Delta Kappa Gamma International announced their 2016 World Fellowship grants, established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue graduate studies.  

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Published on : 15 Apr 2016

Caroline Brown winner of the 2015-2016 Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

We are very pleased to announce that our Graduate Programs Administrator Caroline Brown has been selected for the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for 2015-2016. This award, given out by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, recognizes Caroline's dedication to graduate students in our department, the efficiency that she has brought to our operations and her visible devotion towards her work. Congratulations Caroline!

Published on : 15 Apr 2016

Food for thought: A sustainability project at the EGSS conference

by Francesca Fuoco and Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), McGill University

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Published on : 14 Apr 2016

Hear the Wedding Bells Ring: The Dark Side of Child Marriages

The Selfie in Solidarity challenge started as a class project for Dr. Shadi Martin's Anti-Oppressive Practice Course at McGill school of Social Work. The students were asked to take action to effect personal and social change on a social justice issue. With the use of social media, the students started an international campaign to raise awareness about child marriages around the world.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2016

Missed the boat to go on Exchange?

Missed the boat to go on exchange? Now’s your second chance!From May 2nd to June 12th:Submit your application to participate in the exchange programWinter 2017 exchanges only and for institutions where spaces remain Details at: www.mcgill.ca/students/international/goabroad/exchange    

Published on : 13 Apr 2016

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone: Making Sense of Sensations

(the following extract is from Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Faculty of Education, spring 2016 edition) Making sense of sensations : How do perception and cognition influence behaviour?  

Published on : 12 Apr 2016

DISE grad student Désirée Rochat to speak at CIPE this week

Graduate student with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Désirée Rochat will speak this week at Rethinking Quebec's Migration History, an event hosted by the Centre for Immigration Policy Evaluation (CIPE) and presented by Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la diversité et la démocratie (CRIDAQ).

Published on : 12 Apr 2016

Laura Risk awarded a 2016 SWAAC Graduate Student Award of Merit.

The Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) have named graduate musicology student Laura Risk a recipient of a 2016 SWAAC Graduate Student Award of Merit.  This award was established to recognize women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their university and in the community while maintaining an exemplary academic record.  The award, which consists of $3000 and a plaque, will be presented on Friday, April 29th at the SWAAC annual conference.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2016