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Published on : 29 May 2017

National network of researchers assesses Canada’s energy future

A new report co-authored by 71 researchers from across Canada, including Professor Dror Etzion of Desautels, examines how Canada could transition to low-carbon energy systems, while remaining globally competitive.

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Published on : 29 May 2017

John Dobson Medal awarded to CEO of Resolute Forest Products

Richard Garneau has long been an advocate for Canada’s forestry industry, and now the Resolute CEO is being recognized for it with the John Dobson Medal for Free Enterprise. In the words of Michel Kelly-Gagnon, CEO of the Montreal Economic Institute that awards the medal every year, “We look for individuals who are vocal in their defence of the free market,” and concludes that “This year’s winner is one hell of a fighter.” The John Dobson Foundation supports efforts to spread education about free enterprise and entrepreneurial studies across Canada.

Published on : 29 May 2017

How theatre can inform entrepreneurs

In a recent piece for Forbes, Professor Karl Moore details three leadership lessons from the theatre world that entrepreneurs can take to heart. He discusses Stanislavski’s internalization technique as a starting point for the concept that an introverted leader can draw on past experiences of feeling powerful to take on an extroverted stance. Actors also undergo training in understanding characters and emotional intelligence that can be helpful in negotiations.

Published on : 29 May 2017

Introverts, extroverts and game-face: how good leadership takes a mix of traits

Desautels Professor Karl Moore recently appeared on Global News to talk about the difference between introverts, extroverts, and ambiverts. He chalked it up to “How much stimulation do you take before you get tired,” and says that the three exist on a continuum, with the introvert taking the least amount of stimulation, while extroverts thrive on it — and the ambivert pulls strengths from both sides.

Published on : 29 May 2017

McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA offers yearly aboriginal scholarship

Every year, the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program offers a $50,000 scholarship for aboriginal managers. The first recipient of the scholarship was Mi’kmaq urban councillor Manon Jeanotte in 2014. Her EMBA experience prompted her to make a successful run for chief of the Gespeng Mik’maq Nation in 2015. Kativik School Board director Jason Annahatak will graduate from the EMBA next February, and calls the EMBA a good fit for aboriginal leaders because it gets them networking with a wide range of influencers.

Published on : 29 May 2017

Shor, Eran. 2017. “Why do They Legislate? A Cross-National Time-Series Analysis of Terrorism and Counterterrorist Legislation.” Social Problems 64:106-132.

Shor, Eran. 2017. “Why do They Legislate? A Cross-National Time-Series Analysis of Terrorism and Counterterrorist Legislation.” Social Problems 64:106-132. Abstract: 

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Published on : 27 May 2017

Empowering Women with an Innovative Approach

ISID-led GrOW Research Series to provide policy briefs for the empowerment of women Researchers on development, particularly those focused on women in the Global South, have always struggled to find effective ways of turning their findings into practical, innovative solutions with far-reaching effects. Having to consider the geographic, spatial, and temporal relevance and lifespan of their work already sets the standards high, before issues of ethics, sustainability, and accuracy come into the picture.

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Published on : 26 May 2017

Victoria Baroque Players Appearing at Fanny Bay Hall

<Article from BC Local News>"Chloe Meyers on violin. Heralding her beginnings as a true northern Albertan, Meyers began her violin training at the age of three. Her studies led her to the University of Victoria, and then McGill University, where she fell in love with the baroque violin." Read the whole article.

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Published on : 26 May 2017

MacEwan University Launches Record Label

<Article from University Affairs>"The label officially launched on April 6, and has already released albums by Acid Bunny, Mallory Chipman and the Obsessions Octet, Canadian jazz artists with ties to MacEwan and McGill University (where Mr. Johnston earned degrees in jazz performance and sound recording)." Read the whole article  

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Published on : 26 May 2017

Lydia Ainsworth: Growing and Afterglowing

(Article in the Portland Mercury) Once she was in college, studying music and composition at both Montreal’s McGill University and New York University, Lydia Ainsworth brought her voice back into the equation.  

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Published on : 26 May 2017

Les Rêves jazzés du Trio Jonathan Turgeon

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Published on : 26 May 2017

Olivier Laquerre sera du concert 'Portraits d'Angleterre'

<Article trouvé dans La Presse>"Ne se trouvant «pas assez fort en mathématiques» pour continuer ses études en informatique et sentant que le chant prenait de plus en plus de place dans sa vie, Olivier Laquerre a bifurqué vers l'Université McGill, où il a étudié en chant. C'est à cette époque que ses premiers contrats professionnels se sont "résentés." Lire l'article complet

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Published on : 26 May 2017

Dr. Liliane Asseraf-Pasin receives McGill Award for Equity and Community Building

Dr. Liliane Asseraf Pasin was selected as one of the winners of this year's McGill Awards for Equity and Community Building, in part for her Dialogue McGill- funded project Improving Access to Practice for English-Speaking Internationally-Trained  Physical Therapists.  See a link to the full story here.

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Published on : 26 May 2017

Purdy passes the vocal torch to Smith Bessette

By McGill Reporter Staff First there’s the skirl of the pipes, then Winston Purdy’s rich baritone rolls across the audience as he sings the University anthem, Hail, Alma Mater, to  mark the beginning of almost every Convocation ceremony since 1999. That musical accompaniment has been a feature of decades of processions of students, faculty and families as they walk into the Convocation tent.

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Published on : 26 May 2017