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This 2018 Winter semester, CIRM’s Professor of Practice of the McConnell Foundation, Gorka Espiau, will be teaching a seminar – URBP 542 New Social Innovation Dynamicsat the School of Urban Planning of McGill University.

The one credit seminar will be held January 16th, 18th, 22nd and 23rd 2018, from 6:05 to 8:55 p.m.:

 

January 16th    Introduction to Social Innovation: Theory and Practice.

Classified as: Gorka Espiau, CIRM, Professor of practice, McConnell Foundation, seminar, winter, 2018, innovation, Social Innovation, social transformation, Teaching, inscription, School of Urban Planning, McGill
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Published on: 11 Dec 2017

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna announced a $50,000 grant from Natural Resources Canada’s Program for Energy Research and Development (PERD) to help TeamMTL participate in the international Solar Decathlon, to be held next year in Dezhou, China.

Classified as: climate change, innovation, urban design, food and sustainability, green housing
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Published on: 6 Apr 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government's latest budget on March 22, 2017.

Richard Gold, Faculty of Law, McGill University

His area of expertise is innovation policy, the clusters the government is announcing, and other programs they may mention to bolster how Canadian firms can become world players. He teaches in the area of intellectual property, international intellectual property, comparative intellectual property, innovation policy and intellectual property management.

Classified as: faculty of medicine, budget, innovation, federal budget, Faculty of Law, Richard Gold, mark ware, cannabis
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Published on: 20 Mar 2017

In September 2016, the federal government made an unparalleled investment in research and innovation, announcing $84 million in funding over seven years for McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives initiative, as part of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) program. Following this announcement, a committee for the selection of the HBHL Managing Director engaged in an extensive search and interview process. The Chair of the Selection Committee, Vice-Principal Rosie Goldstein, is now pleased to announce the appointment of Dr.

Classified as: neuroscience, innovation, brain research, Healthy Brains for Health Lives, CFREF
Published on: 20 Feb 2017

In September 2016, the federal government made an unparalleled investment in research and innovation, announcing $84 million in funding over seven years for McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives initiative, as part of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) program. Following this announcement, a committee for the selection of the HBHL Managing Director engaged in an extensive search and interview process. The Chair of the Selection Committee, Vice-Principal Rosie Goldstein, is now pleased to announce the appointment of Dr.

Classified as: neuroscience, innovation, Appointment, brain research, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives
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Published on: 20 Feb 2017
|KATHY MACLEAN, COMMUNICATIONS, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

 

There was good news all around for the Quebec agri-food sector in the recent provincial budget.

Classified as: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, innovation, natural ingredients, McGill Agri-Food Innovation Network, Agrifood innovation, food and innovation
Published on: 23 Mar 2016

Peter McAuslan, Founder and former President of the McAuslan Brewing Company, shared his entrepreneurial wisdom with students and staff on November 26th.  The Entrepreneurial Leadership Speaker Series aims to spark student interest in entrepreneurship while tempering the passion with the reality of what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

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Classified as: innovation, agribusiness
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Published on: 11 Jan 2016

Dear Members of the McGill University Community,

We have embarked on the process of selecting an Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships in Research and International Relations. The search will be comprehensive in scope with an integral portion being a process of consultation.

Classified as: Research, international, innovation
Published on: 18 Nov 2015

Learning from others and innovation have undoubtedly helped advance civilization. But these behaviours can carry costs as well as benefits. And a new study by an international team of evolutionary biologists sheds light on how one particular cost – increased exposure to parasites – may affect cultural evolution in non-human primates.

Classified as: Biology, evolution, innovation, parasites, exploratory, human culture, primates, Royal Society B, Simon Reader, chimpanzees
Published on: 3 Dec 2014

The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture) was at Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal this morning to announce a funding contribution of up to $ 6.2 million over the next five years to support the launch of CEIM’s Québec Innovation project.

Classified as: innovation, Quartier de l'innovation, QI Montreal, CEIM, Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program, Maxime Bernier
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Published on: 10 Nov 2014

" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It  is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because  beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one  of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story

Classified as: engineering, Sustainability, Lorne Trottier, Montreal, Quebec, innovation
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Published on: 30 May 2013

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