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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

Director of Translation and Written Communication Co-Edits New Journal

The Department of Language, Mediation and Intercultural Communication at the University of Milan has launched a new peer-reviewed journal, Lingue, Culture, Mediazione/ Languages, Cultures, Mediation.  The first issue was co-edited by James Archibald, director of Translation and Written Communication at McGill's School of Continuing Studies, and focuses on the definition of linguistic and cultural mediation. Click here to view the inaugural issue.

Published on : 25 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

Course evaluations matter... Evaluate your courses! March 23 - May 1

Evaluate your courses! Monday, March 23 - Friday, May 1

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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

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

“Crunch-Time” Writing Workshops!

The last few weeks of the semester can be stressful: final assignments need to be completed, time is running out, and the idea of writing those first words or polishing that final draft can seem overwhelming. Help is on the way! The McGill Writing Centre’s “Crunch-Time” workshops are designed to teach you fundamental skills and strategies that can transform your approach to writing, improve your ability to organize and express your ideas, and enrich your understanding of how to use grammatical forms to make your writing clear, lively, and engaging.

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Published on : 23 Mar 2015

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH CREATIVE WRITING PRIZES AND AWARDS

These competitions are restricted to students who have not previously won the First Prize.

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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

Outside the box: Reclaiming our streets as places to live, not just drive

The Ottawa Citizen | Mar 12, 2015 by: Avi Freidman Are asphalt roads and sidewalks in neighbourhoods really needed? Of course they are, you might say. Otherwise, where else will people walk and how will drivers reach their garages? But let’s look at the wisdom of having roads and sidewalks in their current form. As we rethink our future neighbourhoods and fix existing ones, we may want to take a hard look at our streets and reclaim them. After all, it is we who pay for their costly construction and neverending upkeep.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2015