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Published on : 10 Jun 2014

DISE Graduate Dr. Ghada Chehade Wins Best Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Faculty of Education PhD graduate Dr. Ghada Chehade on winning the award for Best Dissertation in the Field of Rhetoric, Writing Studies and Discourse Analysis from the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing. Ghada is a graduate of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education and a supervisee of Dr. Anthony Paré and Dr. Steve Jordan.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2014

School of Information Studies Master's student Rebecca Nieto, who specializes in Archival Studies, receives international award

Rebecca Nieto, a student in the McGill School of Information Studies Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program, is a 2014 recipient of the Mosaic Scholarship given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The Mosaic Scholarship provides funding to students who demonstrate potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archival profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.

Published on : 10 Jun 2014

Saying ‘au revoir’ to Old Chancellor Day Hall: The Faculty of Law is moving!

Old Chancellor Day Hall, the Faculty of Law’s most iconic building, is closing at the end of June for 16 months as we undertake much-needed renovations to upgrade the building’s heating, electrical systems, plumbing, windows and more, while respecting its historical features. Faculty and staff who were in OCDH have been relocated either to New Chancellor Day Hall and 3674-3690 Peel Street, or to rented office space near McGill University’s Roddick Gates at 2001 McGill College Avenue, suite 750.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2014

Changes to e-resource access: Classic Catalogue, eResearch Gateway, Google Scholar

Today (June 9) we implemented a number of changes that affect how the Library’s e-resources are accessed by the McGill Community.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2014

Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Paul Grewal

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Paul Grewal (MLIS '14) was interviewed by the McGill Library's "Library Matters" blog about his successful Practicum placement with the Library while a student in the Master's program. During his Practicum, Paul was responsible for conducting interviews and analyzing LibQUAL+ survey results after changes to the Library’s reference service model were implemented.

Published on : 09 Jun 2014

Student Ngozi Okidegbe to present at International AIDS Conference in Australia

Third year Law student Ngozi Okidegbe has been selected to present her paper, "Litigating HIV-related discrimination in Nigeria: implications of Georgina Ahamefule v. Imperial Medical Centre and Dr. Molokwu," – written under the supervision of Professor Vrinda Narain – at the 20th International AIDS Conference, which will take place July 20-25, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2014

Dr Vania Jimenez launch her 3rd book "Je suis une pierre brulante"

October 6th, 2013 Dr Vania Jimenez, Director of one of the Family Medicine Unit of Côte des Neiges, is launching her 3rd  novel, "Je suis une pierre brulante".

Published on : 09 Jun 2014

SIS PhD student Robert Ferguson awarded SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship for research on personal information management to improve seniors' independence & quality of life

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Robert Douglas Ferguson on receiving a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship.  Robert's research investigates how senior citizens, who wish to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as possible, can benefit from the results of 20 years of research in Personal Information Management (PIM). 

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Published on : 09 Jun 2014

The Importance of Integrative Thinking

I can still remember when I got into McGill University as an undergraduate in the Arts program. I couldn’t switch my status from “undeclared” quick enough. I knew what I was going to study—I was going to major in psychology. I had taken an AP Psychology (Advanced Placement) class in Grade 11 and had been itching for more ever since. Over time, many of my peers followed suit. In fact, in my year, for many students, psychology became that major you declared when you really weren’t sure what you wanted to do.

Published on : 09 Jun 2014

McGill turns to crowdfunding for donations

McGill University is taking a new approach to online fundraising. The university’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) has launched Seeds of Change, an online crowdsourcing platform. Prospective donors will be able to see details on specific initiatives and choose which projects they would like to support.

Published on : 09 Jun 2014

McGill Students Fiona Yuan and Christopher Tegho win at 2014 Scotiabank EcoLiving Student Leadership Award

Yuan and Tegho are in their last year of electrical engineering at McGill University and are keen about sustainability and energy conservation. Together they designed an “energy management and power disaggregation” system that helps homeowners and businesses better monitor, control and manage the energy use of individual appliances.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2014

Podcast: Environment or Economy: At the Muskoka Summit

Published on June 4, 2014 | CBC Ideas with Paul Kennedy Following on the heels of Green Growth: Can Profits Save the Planet?, IDEAS presents the Muskoka Summit, a biennial conclave with some of the world's most respected ecologists debating one of the crucial questions of our time -- is it possible for economists to understand and appreciate the 'real' value of the environment?

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Published on : 09 Jun 2014

Two Ph.D. students awarded TD Bank Group-CCA Collection Research Grants

Ph.D. students Heather Braiden and Ayca Koseoglu have received TD Bank Group-CCA Collection Research Grants for 2014. These grants are offered to doctoral students in architecture, in humanities and in social sciences in Canadian universities to facilitate access to the CCA Collection during residencies of one to three months at the Study Centre in the Summer of 2014.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Dr. Peter Small, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 McTavish, 1-2pm

As part of its 2nd Annual Trainee Research Day invites you to hear our keynote speaker: Dr. Peter Small, MD Deputy Director, TB, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation   Modernizing DOTS   Wednesday June 18, 2014 Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 McTavish 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   ALL ARE WELCOME  

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Published on : 06 Jun 2014