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Microdevice papers gather accolades

Students Pengfei Song, Weize Zhang and Alexandre Sobolevski, under the supervision of Professor Xinyu Liu, won the Best Paper Award in the Microfluidics Symposium at the 2014 ASME IMECE conference. The team developed a microfluidic device for on-chip culture, chemical perfusion and phenotype identification of the nematode worm C. elegans, a promising development for worm-based, high-throughput chemical testing. The device can house single worms in microfluidic chambers, the chemical environment of which can be adjusted according to experimental needs.

Published on : 16 May 2015

McGill Chemistry team second prize at the 2015 Dobson Cup

On May 14th 2015, E-Innovation, a team all composed of McGill Chemistry staff and students, was awarded the second place of the 2015 McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition for entrepreneurs in the Innovation Driven Track. The co-founders of E-Innovation are Prof. Janine Mauzeroll, Laurence Danis, Dr. Tomer Noyhouzer, Dr. Michael E. Snowden and Dr. Ushula M. Tefashe.  The team would like to thank once again their mentors Marc St-Arnaud, Gregory Kalinin and Pr.

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Published on : 15 May 2015

Selective vehicle routing for a mobile blood donation system

Authors: Şahinyazan, F. G., Kara, B. Y., Taner, M. R. Publication: European Journal of Operational Research Abstract

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Published on : 15 May 2015

Media coverage on the study of infants preferring baby talk at Dr. Linda Polka's lab

CBC, CJAD and Smithsonian Magazine have interviewed Dr. Linda Polka on the study of how babies prefer the sound of other babies.  This study was conducted by Ph.D. student Matthew Masapollo, Linda Polka and UQAM colleague Lucie Menard.

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Published on : 15 May 2015

Contemplating Workplace Change: Evolving Individual Thought Processes and Emergent Story Lines

Authors: Klag, M., Jansen, K. J and Lee, M. D. Publication: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science Abstract:

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Published on : 15 May 2015

Going Off Script: How Managers Make Sense of the Ending of Their Careers

Authors: Vough, H. C., Bataille, C. D., Noh, S. C., Lee, M. D. Publication: Journal Of Management Studies Abstract

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Published on : 15 May 2015

Four Education professors receive FRQSC grants for their research

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following Researchers on their successful applications to FRQSC's Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs (Start-up Program for New Research Professors):

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Published on : 15 May 2015

Education's Richard Blackburn champions the Canadian horse

Championing the Canadian horse By Andrew Mahon Published May 12, 2015, McGill News Alumni Magazine The Canadian horse is an icon of Canada’s heritage and, according to legend, the original breed of horses in North America – but proving its rightful place in history and drawing attention to its dwindling numbers has been a long and arduous saga.

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Published on : 14 May 2015

The Centre Crépeau publishes the « Les apparences en droit civil » collection

We are happy to announce that the latest book from the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, Les apparences en droit civil, has been published by Éditions Yvon Blais. This collection of seven essays is the outcome of the civil law workshop series of the same name that the Centre ran in 2012-2014. From the book jacket

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Published on : 14 May 2015

Renovations: Redpath Library Building, main floor washrooms

Thanks to the generous support of our undergraduate student SSMU Library Improvement Fund, McGill Library & Archives is pleased to report that the long overdue expansion of the washrooms on the main floor of the Redpath Library Building is about to begin!

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Published on : 14 May 2015

SEI Impact Interns – 2015 Cohort Announced

MDIIM is pleased to announce the Social Economy Initiative’s Impact Internship cohort for the 2015 year. The SEI Impact Internship Program pairs top undergraduate students who offer various skills and managerial support with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Published on : 14 May 2015

Downtime for Classic Catalogue and other Library systems due to upgrade, May 17 - 18

Due to a scheduled upgrade this weekend, the following services and systems will be unavailable beginning at 7:00am on Sunday, May 17:

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Published on : 13 May 2015

Dr. Mark Ware leading the launch of the Quebec Cannabis Registry

We're proud to announce that one of faculty members Dr. Mark Ware, Associate Professor in the McGill Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology, is leading the launch of the Quebec Cannabis Registry, one of the largest studies ever conducted on medical marijuana.

Published on : 13 May 2015