Congratulations to Dr. Julius Erdstein, Assistant Professor, who has been appointed Division Director of Adolescent Medicine within the Department of Pediatrics and the MUHC for a five-year term beginning December 1st, 2016. Dr. Erdstein served as Interim Director of this Division since May 2015.
The 2016 edition of the OSM Manulife Competition took place last week. This year's categories were strings and organ, for which the semi-final string rounds took place in Tanna Schulich Hall at the Schulich School of Music. The semifinals for organ took place in the Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste and the finals in the Maison symphonique de Montréal at the Grand-Orgue-Pierre-Béique.
McGill University researchers led by Professor Parisa A. Ariya in Montreal-Canada developed an innovative two-step green technique to remove and recycle mercury from spent compact fluorescent lamps, using a near zero-energy system. The new findings by Hu et al. (2016) appear in the journal of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. This research was highlighted by Advances in Engineering in a press release.
2016 Shor, Eran. “Counterterrorist Legislation and Subsequent Terrorism: Does it Work?” Social Forces 95:525-557.
2016 Shor, Eran. “Counterterrorist Legislation and Subsequent Terrorism: Does it Work?” Social Forces 95:525-557. Abstract:
2016 Shor, Eran, Ina Filkobski, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Hayder Alkilabi, and William Su. “Does Counterterrorist Legislation Hurt Human Rights Practices? A Longitudinal Cross-National Analysis.” Social Science Research 58:104-121.
2016 Shor, Eran, Ina Filkobski, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Hayder Alkilabi, and William Su. “Does Counterterrorist Legislation Hurt Human Rights Practices? A Longitudinal Cross-National Analysis.” Social Science Research 58:104-121. Abstract
Spinoff Anomera winner of the GreenCentre Canada Innovation House Chemistry Countering Climate Change (IHC4) Competition
Anomera can now count itself as an award winning McGill Chemistry spinoff! The company is a recent winner of the GreenCentre Canada Innovation House Chemistry Countering Climate Change (IHC4) Competition. Anomera joins a prestigious history of innovation from the Department.
Experiential Learning (EL) refers to the active process of learning by doing, in a mindful and intentional manner. According to the Association for Experiential Education, “Experiential Learning occurs when carefully chosen experiences are supported by reflection, critical analysis and syntheses.” The innovative CaPS ExL Program was created by licensed career counsellors and is designed to:
For more information about the programs and services offered by the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Quebec for the month of December, please click on the following link: http://lnk02.com/v/49/5d0731c9d27fc8052fb12c4c46b53db9b1e687b4a5a8af1f
Professor Henry Mintzberg was conferred the honorary degree of "Doctor Oeconomiae Honoris Causa" from the University of Economics, Prague on November 11, 2016. The award recognizes Professor Mintzberg’s influence as a leading thinker in the field of Management, as well as the far-reaching impact of his work. View Photo Gallery Read full article: VŠE Bulletin
Update, November 29, 4:30pm: The problems with McGill holdings in WorldCat Local have been resolved. We are currently experiencing problems with call number and location information not showing for physical items in our WorldCat Catalogue. We are working to resolve the issues as quickly as possible.
Artist-in-residence with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Kama La Mackerel, performed UN/FREEZE last week at the faculty's A Space for Art event.
Awards Night 2016 Dear Residents and Faculty, The Resident Awards Night took place at the Thomson House on November 24th. I would like to thank the MPRA and the Department of Psychiatry for making this a special evening where we were able to honor Faculty and Resident achievements. Faculty Awards Best Clinical Supervisor for Senior residents Winner: Dr. Viviane Zicherman
Fall 2016 edition of "Dialogues", newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
The fall 2016 edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been published and may be viewed online here
Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells.