March 25, 2021 | As part of McGill's Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule, Max Bell School professor Jennifer Welsh shared her predictions for the future of the world's multilateral institutions.
Story Contest: Coming Together
Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2021
This year's Story Contest encourages Family Medicine Department members to share their stories, thoughts and experiences on the theme "Coming Together." Story telling is a powerful tool in healing. People yearn for stories, particularly stories of influence, hope, and community building. We can learn from and through authentic experiences, both of grief and joy. COVID-19 has shown us the interconnectivity of communities worldwide.
June 17, 2021 | When the Liberal government tabled this year's budget, it came with a commitment to finishing the 50 year-long process of establishing a system which makes childcare accessible to every family in this country. In his article for Policy Magazine, MPP candidate Anil Wasif outlines what must be considered if the outcome of this pledge is to be any different from those of previous governments over the past half century.
Dr. Joanne Liu, Professor focusing on pandemic and health emergencies at the McGill School of Population and Global Health (SPGH) authored an op-ed in the French newspaper Le Devoir.
Dr. Timothy Evans, Inaugural Director and Associate Dean at the School of Population and Global Health and Executive Director of Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force Secretariat is among the experts quoted by CBC.
Dr. Madhukar Pai, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and past McGill Global Health Programs Director, is among the experts quoted by the Times of India.
"…WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan welcomed India’s “evidence-based guidelines”. A global health expert from McGill University in Canada, Dr Madhu Pai, said, “I am delighted to see these new evidence-based Covid guidelines. This will not only save lives, but also reduce costs for patients,” he added."
Congratulations to Sean McNally (BCom’21), this year’s valedictorian at the Desautels Faculty of Management, for his academic achievements and contributions to the Desautels community. As McNally moves on to a management consulting role at Oliver Wyman in Montreal, he reflects on his time at Desautels and his intention to continue cultivating personal and communal growth in every stage of his career.
The Desautels Faculty of Management ranks #20 among MBA programs around the world, according to AméricaEconomía. Despite the economic slowdown from the pandemic, business schools continue to experience high student demand for their programs.
For the second consecutive year, McGill University is tied for 27th place among the best all-around higher education institutions in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. McGill excels in the six major areas reflected in the rankings: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, and international student ratio.
Professor Katrin Tinn is at the forefront of the effort to reimagine Canada’s monetary backing system.
With the right innovations in central bank digital currencies, she believes, everything from paying taxes to earning income as an independent artist could become more reliable and more efficient.
As convenient becomes more synonymous with contactless, Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, sees a wealth of opportunity for retailers to innovate.
By providing more digital options, both in-store and online, retailers can set the stage for a boost in sales and customer loyalty that exceeds their investment in technology upgrades.
Prof. Mathieu Brochu is the winner of the 2021 MetSoc Distinguished Materials Scientist Award
Congratulations to Chen Yang for successfully defending his dissertation on 15th June 2021!
Topic of his dissertation:
Biomechanical analysis of sex-specific adaptations to muscle fatigue in repetitive upper limb tasks