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Lang Family Text in Performance award - Deadline April 16, 2014

The Lang Family Text in Performance Award was established in 2011 by Kim N. Lang, BA ’89, to enhance and promote the appreciation and study of theatrical texts. The award provides an opportunity for undergraduate students in the Department of English to attend plays in performance at a Canadian venue as an adjunct to course work at McGill.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2014

April - Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, is at the forefront of Parkinson’s research and clinical care. Parkinson’s patients are seen at The Neuro’s Movement Disorders Clinic and the Montreal General Hospital. Approximately 100,000 Canadians have Parkinson’s disease.   New Rapid-Access Clinic at The Neuro reduces wait time

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Published on : 31 Mar 2014

Is That a Fact? -- Book Review

Just received the first copies of my 14th book "Is That a Fact." Should be in the stores within a couple of weeks. Official launch is May 8 at 5 PM, Atwater Public Library in Montreal.First advance review is in:Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life.Schwarcz, Joe (Author)May 2014. 280 p. ECW, paperback, $17.95. (9781770411906). 500.

Published on : 28 Mar 2014

Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

Regular Period: Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014 Extended Period: Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period) Access course evaluations in Minerva

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Published on : 28 Mar 2014

Course evaluations matter...Evaluate your courses!

Regular Period: Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014 Extended Period: Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period) Access course evaluations in Minerva

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Published on : 28 Mar 2014

"The Life and Times of a Senior Scholar: An Interview with Jane Dutton," Journal of Management History

Author: Moore, Karl Publication: Journal of Management History, 2014 Abstract: 

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Published on : 28 Mar 2014

Desautels among Top Business Schools in the World for Research Productivity

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management has jumped 11 spots to claim a rank of 49th in the world in the 2014 UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings. This ranking by UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management measures faculty research productivity over the past five years from 2008 to 2013. The 100 ranked schools produced 9,174 articles in the 24 leading journals during the most recent ranking period. That number has risen from 5,879 articles in the first period used in the rankings, from 2000 to 2004.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2014

New Distance Training Method Launched in Nunavik

McGill is partnered with the Kativik School Board to bring an innovative course delivery method to student teachers in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik. Read the full article from Nunatsiaq Online.

Published on : 28 Mar 2014

2014 MATTINSON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada is pleased to announce the following scholarship program:  2014 MATTINSON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Objective To encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities to pursue university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degree. Deadline Postmarked paper application must be sent to the AUCC no later than MAY 15, 2014.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2014

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 2014

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss overtime (trades)

The parties met on March 13, 2014 where they continued to discuss the application and wording of the overtime clauses relating to the three collective agreements of the trades and powerhouse bargaining units. 

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Published on : 26 Mar 2014

McGill and SEU discuss pay equity (facilities)

On March 12, 2014, the union and the university met to better understand the implications of pay equity adjustments made recently for SEU members.  Representatives of the union and the university assessed the effects of the change in salary parameters resulting from these pay equity adjustments. 

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Published on : 26 Mar 2014

Professor Charmaine Nelson - Black History Month Laureate

AHCS's Professor Charmaine Nelson was named a laureate for Black History Month 2014. The Round Table on Black History Month shines a light on talents within Black communities who have distinguished themselves by their involvement in Quebec society. These role models, who are often in the shadows, have a tremendous impact on their environments.  The Round Table on Black History Month pays homage to people from Black communities who are devoted, passionate, and determined – and who, through the strength of their identities,

Published on : 25 Mar 2014

Prof. Matt Dobbs, inaugural Dunlap Award from the Canadian Astronomical Society

Congratulations to Prof. Matt Dobbs in the Department of Physics for winning the inaugural Dunlap Award from the Canadian Astronomical Society. He received this award in recognition of his international leadership on the design and implementation of systems using Superconducting Transition-Edge Sensor bolometers. The prize citation states in part:

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Published on : 25 Mar 2014

Chiara Perico and Vanessa Bao received Best Oral Presentation Awards

Congratulations to Chiara Perico, MA Student, and Vanessa Bao, PhD Student, in School/Applied Child Psychology and members of Dr. Armando Bertone’s PNLab, received “Best oral presentation awards” at the annual research meetings of the FRSQ-funded Vision Research Network and Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Centers this past year!

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Published on : 25 Mar 2014