A project led by an MNI researcher has been awarded $6.1 million to study progressive multiple sclerosis. The International Progressive MS Alliance has awarded three $6.1 million Collaborative Network Award grants for a total investment of $18.4 million toward accelerating the pace of progressive MS research. More than 2.3 million people worldwide live with MS and more than one million of those living with the disease have progressive MS.
On Monday, September 26, the Library PressDisplay desktop platform is being updated. You will still be able to access the same worldwide newspaper content as well as create a personal account to customise your home newspaper feed or create your own collections. This update does not affect the PressReader mobile app.
Dr. Bassam Khoury, with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by the University of Cambridge's Insights for Impact report, highlighting "major studies in psychology and behavioural sciences" between 2011 and 2015. Dr. Khoury's "Mindfulness-based therapy: A comprehensive meta-analysis," published by Clinical Psychology Review, was selected as "having contributed to a significant insight for this year".
Exhibition: Seeing How it Works: Participatory Visual Research and Transformation in Addressing Sexual Violence
You are invited to visit a new exhibition on the second floor of the Coach House (3715 Peel St.), "Seeing How it Works: Participatory Visual Research and Transformation in Addressing Sexual Violence."
There is a phishing email circulating to users, advising that an email update is in progress and that users must visit a fraudulent website to verify their information.
Two new Artists in Residence, Kama La Mackerel and Lori Beavis, will be working in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education during the 2016-2017 school year. Maria Ezcurra will be returning in a new role as Art Mediator.
Congratulations to Professor Vedat Verter on receiving a CIHR/SSHRC Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Development Grant
Congratulations to Professor Vedat Verter (Co-investigator) on receiving a CIHR/SSHRC Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Development Grant for, Strengths-Based Nursing Management and Leadership Training with Innovative Story-sharing. This program is very competitive; of the 20 grants awarded, McGill University was granted one.
Congratulations to Professor Brian Rubineau (Co-investigator) on receiving a SSHRC Partnership grant for, A multi-sector partnership to investigate and develop policy and practice models to dismantle rape culture in universities, which was ranked 3rd among 16 applications.
“It is time to recognise conventional MBA programs for what they are,” says Henry Mintzberg, professor of management studies at McGill University in Montreal, and one of the four all-time gurus of strategy. “MBA programs train the wrong people in the wrong ways with the wrong consequences. Read full article: The Australian, September 15, 2016