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.
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.
Classrooms that encourage competition between students may inadvertently be creating settings where bullying is more likely to take place. That’s one of the conclusions that can be drawn from work led by McGill University researchers Maria Di Stasio and Robert Savage, who recently published a paper on the subject in the Journal of Adolescence. But it’s only part of the story.
This message is being sent on behalf of Lynne B. Gervais, Associate Vice-Principal (Human Resources), Cristiane Tinmouth, Associate Vice-Principal (Financial Services), Dr. Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation), Dr. Josephine Nalbantoglu, Dean (Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies) and Cara Piperni, Director (Scholarships & Student Aid Office) to inform you of the process related to financially supporting students.
December 21, 2016
To all Researchers and Staff funding students via Research Funds:
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.
Organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) office at McGill University, Community Engagement Day (CED) aims celebrate, expand on, and build new lasting relationships between McGill and the greater Montreal community, through offering projects and activities in support of and collaboration with community organizations. This year’s CED will be held on and around September 29th, 2016.
Register for a project now at http://www.cedmcgill.com/projects from August 15th to September 18th!
The McGill French Language Centre is offering French language courses specifically designed for students registered in professional programs for health and social sciences with the aim of preparing them for professional practice in Quebec.
The ISS Training Program would like to congratulate the winners of the NSERC CREATE – ISS Winter Networking Event 2016 Photo contest, held at Thompson House on February 24th.
Category 1: Research Project
First Prize: Etienne Bourbeau, Physics, McGill
Second Prize: Donald MacNearney, Biomedical Eng., McGill
Third Prize: Julia Bairos, Biomedical Eng., Polytechnique
It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Dr. Terry-Nan Tannenbaum passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, March 17, 2016 surrounded by her family. Terry was as an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine.
Donations may be made to the "Dr. Terry Nan Tannenbaum Memorial Fund for Education" c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation (514-340-8251).
On behalf of the McGill Department of Family Medicine, we would like to express our deepest sympathies.
As of today, 25,000 Syrian refugees will have arrived in Canada fleeing their war-torn country. Approximately 7,300 of those will stay in Quebec. Chunip Koo, a clinician nurse at the Montreal Neurological Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MNH-MUHC), and Dr. Zinab Gouda, physician in the Transitional Care Team and Secondary Care division of the MUHC Department of Family Medicine, describe their experience.
Alain Li and Aurélie Lacroix, PhD students in Chemistry, were selected from a strong pool of applicants as finalists in McGill’s French 3MT competition. The competition took place on Wednesday, March 16, in the Thomson House Ballroom. Aurélie Lacroix won one of the 3 prizes with her presentation "Ciblage thérapeutique avec des cages d'ADN". Aurélie will defend McGill's colors at the upcoming Quebec wide competition. Congratulations Aurélie!
IHDW is committed to encouraging a transdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to the study of human development and well-being. It aims to foster the development of networks in the study of human development and well-being and to facilitate informed discussion about public policy. It also aims to encourage community engagement through the various activities originating in the Institute.
This message is sent on behalf of Cris Tinmouth, Interim Associate Vice-Principal Financial Services and Controller
The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify who is eligible to request and receive Travel Advances. Sections P2.1 and G3.1 have been revised to include the text in bold below:
P2.1. Travel Advances may be obtained for third party prepayments, out-of-pocket expenses that are required to be paid in advance of the trip, and for expenses to be incurred during the trip
Congratulations to Dr. Bertrand Lebouché, assistant professor and Dr. David Lessard, his post-doc who have contributed to the publication of the book "Des idées reçues en santé mondiale"
The latest edition of McGill's student-run Global Health Journal, The Prognosis is out! Among the topics covered: culture and mental health in Japan, healthcare access for refugees, and the impact of dietary changes in Inuit communities. Find out more here.