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Inna Sharf to speak at CANARIE Summit

Mechnanical Engineering Professor Inna Sharf will speak at the 2015 CANARIE National Summit on September 23-24 in Ottawa. The event, organized by the non-profit CANARIE, brings together leaders from Canada's government, industry and academic communities to share knowledge about technological innovation and explore opportunities for collaboration and development.

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Published on : 01 Aug 2015

Professor Antonia Maioni Appointed Associate Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations

Dr. Rosie Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) has appointed Professor Antonia Maioni as Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) at McGill University. As a member of the Research and International Relations senior management team, Prof.

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Published on : 01 Aug 2015

CFI invests $1.2 million to boost excellence in research at McGill with Prof. Nicole Li as one of the recipients

McGill reports $1.2 mil investment from Canada Foundation for Innovation to boost excellence in research at McGill. Professor Nicole Li from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is one of the recipients of the funding.  Congratulations! Click here to read the article.

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Published on : 31 Jul 2015

2015 edition of The Prognosis released

The latest edition of McGill's student-run Global Health Journal, The Prognosis is out! Among the topics covered: culture and mental health in Japan, healthcare access for refugees, and the impact of dietary changes in Inuit communities. Find out more here.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

2015 edition of The Prognosis released

The latest edition of McGill's student-run Global Health Journal, The Prognosis is out! Among the topics covered: culture and mental health in Japan, healthcare access for refugees, and the impact of dietary changes in Inuit communities. Find out more here.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Chris Barrington-Leigh study on urban sprawl in the news.

By describing a novel way to quantify urban sprawl, Dr. Barrington-Leigh’s recent study has gathered media attention as it offers a new perspective on urban development and provide further opportunities for research on the topic and the social and environmental impacts of different urban forms.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Pilot edition of Research to Policy Dragon’s Den a success

In May, graduate students had the opportunity take on an important current policy challenge, develop a concrete proposal for policy change, and present it to prominent policy and media leaders. Learn more about their proposals here.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Pilot edition of Research to Policy Dragon’s Den a success

In May, graduate students had the opportunity take on an important current policy challenge, develop a concrete proposal for policy change, and present it to prominent policy and media leaders. Learn more about their proposals here.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

IHSP is launching its first issue of IHSP News!

Inside the Spring 2015 Issue: Bill 10/Bill 20, physician-assisted dying, recent research, IHSP in the media, upcoming events, student and alumni interviews

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

IHSP is launching its first issue of IHSP News!

Inside the Spring 2015 Issue: Bill 10/Bill 20, physician-assisted dying, recent research, IHSP in the media, upcoming events, student and alumni interviews

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Insights and Issues: Physician-Assisted Dying

IHSP Director Daniel Weinstock (Faculty of Law) writes about both the Supreme Court of Canada's and the National Assembly of Quebec's recent decisions on physician-assisted dying.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Insights and Issues: Bill 10 and Bill 20

Professor Antonia Maioni (IHSP Faculty Member, Department of Poltical Science) writes about the public and professional backlash against Bill 10 and Bill 20. The Bills are intended to streamline the Quebec health care system and improve access to health care. However, they have already proven to be very controversial.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Money Is Driving a Wedge in Teen Health

Dr. Frank Elgar's study on on the impact of socioeconomic inequalities on adolescent health is featured in the latest issue of Scientific American. Published April 14, 2015

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

HSI’s new research initiative on Quebec’s child care policies

The Healthier Societies Initiative (HSI) has recently received funding from CIHR for a two-year project on Quebec’s childcare policies! The research program will be led by Professors Daniel Weinstock (IHSP Director) and Seungmi Yang (Assistant Professor in McGill’s Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health). Learn more here.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

MACHEquity contributes to the No Ceilings’ Full Participation Report on Women and Girls’ conditions worldwide.

MACHEquity’s research and data are featured in the Clinton and Gates Foundations’ Full Participation Report to assess evidence on the gains and gaps in progress for women and girls worldwide. Over the past year, MACHEquity researchers have looked at the evolution of paid maternal leave across the globe. See what they have found on page 30 of the report.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015