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Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research

The 2015 Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research will be held this summer from Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28, 2015. Description:

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Published on : 26 Mar 2015

Education students author, illustrate children’s book

Five students in the Faculty of Education's Department of Integrated Studies have collaborated to create the illustrated children’s book Nelly’s Really Very Bad Day. TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) students Cho Yeung Lee, Valerie Nguyen and Jessica Gibson worked with Kingergarten/Elementary Education students Demeka Fa and Erin Lieberman. Cho Yeung Lee explained some of the motivation and aspirations behind the project:

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Published on : 26 Mar 2015

Prof. Annmarie Adams elected to the College of Fellows of the RAIC

Prof. Annmarie Adams, Director of the School, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Each year, the College of Fellows formally recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the profession. Fellowship in the RAIC is an honour conferred on members singled out for their contribution to research, scholarship, public service or professional standing to the good of architecture in Canada, or elsewhere.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2015

Purple Day March 26 - A World Day for Epilepsy Awareness

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century. The “Montreal Procedure” developed by Dr. Wilder Penfield and colleagues revolutionized the surgical treatment for epilepsy, allowing thousands of patients to start new lives free of seizures. The use of electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the study and treatment of epilepsy was pioneered at The Neuro.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2015

Monumentale Turangalîla-Symphonie

Composée de 1946 à 1948, la Turangalîla-Symphonie est une oeuvre monumentale d'Olivier Messiaen. Assurément, son interprétation représente une tâche colossale pour un orchestre symphonique universitaire. Et cette tâche a été dignement accomplie par celui de McGill à la Maison symphonique.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2015

Speaking as one, but not speaking up: Dealing with new moral taint in an occupational online community

Authors: Emmanuelle Vaast and Natalia Levina Publication: Information and Organization, Volume 25, Issue 2, April 01, 2015 Abstract

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Published on : 25 Mar 2015

Dr. Milyavskaya's research featured in Bloomberg Manulife eDigest

Dr. Marina Milyavskaya of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was interviewed recently for Ideas that Move You, a selection of current articles on active living brought to you by the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2015

AMUSE floor fellows respond to key documents (including values document)

Following the March 13meeting, at which time the university presented three key documents – code of conduct (values), roles and responsibilities, article on training and development – during the March 20 meeting, the union indicated its position on these documents.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2015

Jaye Ellis Appointed Acting Director of School of Environment

Professor Jaye Ellis has been appointed Acting Director of the McGill School of Environment (MSE) for a one-year term beginning in September 2015. Professor Ellis, who holds a joint appointment with the MSE, teaches and conducts research in the fields of international environmental law, public international law, international legal theory and international relations. Previously, she was Associate Dean (Academic) at the Faculty from 2011 to 2014.

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Published on : 24 Mar 2015

Frédéric Mégret Named William Dawson Scholar

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Frédéric Mégret has been named a William Dawson Scholar at McGill University. McGill’s William Dawson Scholar program recognizes scholars poised to become leaders in their fields and are awarded for a five-year term. As Dean Daniel Jutras said when he shared the news, “this honour underscores the depth and the quality of Frédéric Mégret’s exceptional scientific work.”

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Published on : 24 Mar 2015

FY15 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting

Dear Colleagues, The FY15 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting will be held Friday, March 27, 2015, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Bronfman Building, room 001.  The YEAR-END MEMO AND AGENDA are attached (website).  In support of our sustainability efforts, there will be no hand-outs, as such, please print and bring the aforementioned documents with you to the meeting. Please note that seating is limited and attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Best regards,

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Published on : 24 Mar 2015

WORLD TB DAY: Why it still matters

In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015. Learn more here.

Published on : 24 Mar 2015

Opinion: It is the global community's responsibility to help eradicate tuberculosis

WORLD TB DAY: McGill International TB Centre Director Marcel A. Behr reminds us that tuberculosis affects and kills millions, and that Canada is affected. Read  the op-ed here. Learn more about World TB day here.

Published on : 24 Mar 2015

Forest fragmentation leads to species die-off that lasts decades: study

CTV News | March 20, 2015

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Published on : 23 Mar 2015

Prof. Tomislav Friscic is McGill’s newest William Dawson Scholar

The William Dawson Scholar award recognizes a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier 2. The Department of Chemistry is proud to host the 2015 Scholar. Congratulations Tomislav Friscic.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015