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
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
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
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
(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?
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).
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.