The 2015 Summer Studies eCalendar lists courses—including special, exchange, and field courses—available during the summer term. Make the most of the summer season to catch up on program requirements, learn a new subject, or just enjoy time on McGill's beautiful campuses!
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Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies program, course, and university information is now online; check out the 2014-15 eCalendar and browse to your faculty or school to find out what's offered!
McGill Postdoctoral fellow wins the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award and discusses his study in "The Academic Minute" podcast
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to congratulate Dr. Jean-Philippe Lessard, an ecologist and postdoctoral fellow at the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science at McGill University, who has been selected as the April 2013 winner of an Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award, from the Fonds Nature et Technologies of the Government of Quebec. Dr. Lessard has also been featured in the "Academic Minute" podcast for his work building a new map of the world’s zoogeographic regions.
Great work! We are very pleased to have Master's student Audrey Yank, from the department of Bioresource Engineering, receiving special recognition from the jury at "Votre Soutenance en 180 secondes" hosted by L’Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas). Acfas is a non-profit organization that contributes to the growth of science in Quebec and within the francophone community. Watch Ms.
Earlier this year, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) launched Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers, a competition encouraging Canadian post-secondary students to find innovative ways of communicating how funded research projects about people, behaviour, human thought and culture are beneficial to Canadians – and beyond. The winners will receive $3,000 and the chance to compete for a featured presentation at the next World Social Sciences Forum.
Emeritus Professor of Biology at McGill University, former Vice-Principal (Research) and Dean of Graduate Studies (1980-1990) Gordon MacLachlan passed away in early March, 2013. A professor at McGill University from 1962 to 1998, he is fondly remembered by fellow faculty members, students, friends and family. An obituary appeared in the Montreal Gazette on March 16. We celebrate Dr. McLachlan’s life and his contributions to the University and our deepest condolences are extended to Dr.
The ISS Training Program would like to congratulate the winners of the 2013 Photo contest, held at Thompson House last Thursday March 7th after the very successful Bringing Your Sensor Technology to Market speaker session. We would also like to thank the many other excellent entries. It was a close race!