After winning the McGill Dobson Cup, World Wide Hearing received a $113,000 grant from Grand Challenges Canada to pilot its hearing aid delivery model, Hearing Express. In 2013-2014, the pilot project was run in Kraimeh, a rural community in Western Jordan, in collaboration with a new outreach centre for children with disabilities. Over the course of the project, Hearing Express female technicians visited Jordanian households and held hearing camps to provide affordable hearing aids to people who need them, validating the model.
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McGill Newsroom | June 15, 2015 Christopher Barrington-Leigh of McGill University in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes. Read the full story here. Further News on this topic:
Dr. Peter Nugus & Dr. Charo Rodriguez successful in bid to host the 2018 OBHC International Conference
Peter Nugus and Charo Rodriguez, from the Department of Family Medicine have been successful in bidding for the department and Montreal to host the "2018 International Conference on Organizational Behavior in Health Care (OBHC)". The theme of the conference is: "Coordinating Care Across Boundaries and Borders: Systems, Networks and Collaborations".
Dr. Nathan Hall, professor with the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology and director of the Achievement Motivation and Emotion (AME) Research Group, has written an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education about his parody Twitter account, Shit Academics Say.
Get inspired! The latest issue of the McGill SCS Newsletter is all about Celebrating Success! Read more on The Next Page.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be transforming the former Library space on the 11th floor of Burnside Hall over the upcoming year in order to meet the teaching and learning needs of students and faculty. To facilitate this space transformation, the McGill Library will relocate the library collection and merge this material with the rest of the math and statistic collections currently housed in other branch libraries.
INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy. Dr. Martin Drapeau, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, co-authored these reports, and is the principal collaborator on this project.
Stephanie Jonah is a Cree woman from Waskaganish who works as a project administrator. Although she loves her job, she’d been looking for an opportunity to return to school and pursue higher education. “I’m always trying to learn,” says Stephanie, “but I don’t want to leave my job.” She found exactly what she was looking with McGill’s Online courses in Business Management and Entrepreneurship for Indigenous People.
Andrew Grant and Justin Hung received an Honorable Mention in the NYC Sky Condo - New York City Farm Tower competition, an international, open competition organized by AWR. The project Meat City was developed in ARCH 406 (U3 studio) with Profs.
Congratulations to Prof. Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur who has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure on June 1st 2015. Odile came to McGill from Columbia University and is the holder of the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) on Photonic Interconnects. Her research is breaking ground in more energy-efficient massive data communication and computing. Well done Odile!
The McGill News Magazine recently highlighted the development of green chemistry in our department, featuring Tomislav Friščić, C.J. Li, Robin Rogers and Audrey Moores. Read more on the magazine website.
Dr. Theresa Dankovich has gone a long way since earning a PhD at McGill from the group of Derek Gray. While at McGill she invented a method to synthetize silver nanoparticle within blotting paper, which could be directly used as powerful antibacterial filters. Now she is developping this idea to create books to help bring safe water around the world. Each page is printed with food grade ink to teach populations about safer water management practices. But the same pages can be detached and directly used as filters.
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