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Dr. Richard Preuss named to the Faculty Honour list for Educational Excellence.

Dr. Richard Preuss has been named to the Faculty Honour list for Educational Excellence, for 2016-2017. The goal of the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence is to recognize outstanding contributions to education in the Faculty of Medicine, in the areas of teaching, educational leadership and innovation, faculty development, and research and scholarly activity.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Barbara Shankland has been awarded the Prix d’Excellence from the Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec

Barbara Shankland, Faculty Lecturer at SPOT has been awarded the Prix d’Excellence from the  Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec. This award recognizes outstanding personal qualities as well as involvement and actions directed towards the development, progression, promotion and updating occupational skills. The winner of this award makes a significant impact on the profession.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Susanne Mak has been awarded the Jonathan Campbell Meakins and Family Memorial Fellowship 2016

Susanne Mak, Assistant Professor [Professional] at SPOT: has been awarded the Jonathan Campbell Meakins and Family Memorial Fellowship 2016. This Fellowship has been created to “further and promote excellence in medical education by either an advanced postgraduate trainee or a faculty member in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.” 

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Dr. Cindy Blackstock joins the School of Social Work as Professor beginning August 1, 2016

  The School of Social Work is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Cindy Blackstock as Professor beginning August 1, 2016.   A member of the Gitksan First Nation with 25 years of social work experience in child protection and indigenous children’s rights, Dr. Cindy Blackstock is currently Executive Director of First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada, Associate Professor  & Director of FNCARES (First Nations Children’s Action Research and Education Service) at University of Alberta.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Dr. Sara Ahmed has been awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize for 2016

Dr. Sara Ahmed, Assistant Professor at SPOT has been awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize for 2016. The Rosemary Wedderbrun Brown prize is aimed at full-time faculty members in the Schools of the Faculty of Medicine to recognize individuals with outstanding scholarly potential and demonstrated research excellence in the early stages of their career. See this link for more information https://goo.gl/volznZ

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Updated Continuing Studies academic info

Continuing Studies academic info has been updated with new offerings for 2016–17! View new programs & courses designed to help you reach your goals in the Continuing Studies section of the eCalendar.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

MALE CHICK CULLING IN EGG INDUSTRY COULD END, THANKS TO CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY

  Harry Pelissero is the general manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario, which has been working with Michael Ngadi, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University, to develop a machine that selects female eggs before they're hatched. Read more on CBC  

Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Recruiting two Ranked Assistant Professor positions at the School of Social Work

We are recruiting for two Ranked Assistant Professor positions, one in the area of Social Policy and Community Development and one in the area of Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups.  While these are non-Tenure Track positions, they are eligible for an Indefinite Term appointment after six (6) years. For complete details, visit our website.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

 Michael Loft Retires after nine years of service at McGill University

After nine years of service at McGill University, Michael Loft, Mohawk from Kahnawake, retired from his position as Academic Associate in the School of Social Work this past June. The focus of his work was raising awareness of Indigenous experiences, history and perspectives. Faculty, staff and students from across the University, including Provost and Vice Principal (Academic), Professor Christopher P. Manfredi and Hudson Meadwell, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, joined Michael to celebrate his retirement on June 16, 2016 at the Faculty Club.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Professor Shariff appears before House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been invited to appear as an expert witness before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women.  The House of Commons' Standing Committe on the Status of Women had adopted a motion to "study violence in the lives of young women and girls."

Published on : 23 Jun 2016

DISE graduate students featured in 3MT Competition (VIDEO)

Earlier in the spring, Lauren Godfrey-Smith and Alastair Hibberd, two graduate students from our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), were part of 11 finalists in McGill’s 3MT (3-minute thesis) competition.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2016

Crunch time: Edible-bug trend on the rise

Have you heard about the next big food trend? You won’t find it growing in your garden, but you might find it crawling there.

Published on : 23 Jun 2016

David Dias Da Silva wins 2016 Stepping Stones Competition

It's been a great month for clarinettist David Dias Da Silva (ArtDip'16).  Not only did he win the 2016 Prix d'Europe, but he has also just been awarded first place in the  Canadian Music Competition's (CMC) Stepping Stone Competition.  In addition to a $10 000 prize, he will also perform at the 2016 CMC’s Gala Concert with the Orchestre symphonique de Drummondville, on July 5, 2016, at Maison des arts Desjardins.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2016

Announcing the appointment of Delphine Collin-Vézina as the Nicolas Steinmetz and Gilles Julien Chair in Social Pediatrics

It is with extreme pleasure that we announce the appointment of Delphine Collin-Vézina as the inaugural holder of the Nicolas Steinmetz and Gilles Julien Chair in Social Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics. A faculty in the School of Social Work at McGill for the past 9 years, Delphine will now be spending half of her time in the Department of pediatrics teaching undergraduate and graduate trainees and conducting some of her research efforts at the hospital and in collaboration with the Dr. Julien Foundation in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2016

Convocation 2016: Celebrating the class of 2016, Paul Anastas and Tomislav Friscic

This year, the McGill convocation of the faculty of science highlighted the McGill efforts in Green Chemistry. Paul Anastas, the director of the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale University, who is well known as the "father of Green Chemistry", received a honorary degree and delivered an inspirational address to the graduating students. Encouraging them to embrass the challenges of the future, he told them: "Change is happening, what we need are change-drivers".

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Published on : 22 Jun 2016