MUNACA Strike: Faculty Contingency Web site

In the context of the MUNACA strike, a Faculty Contingency Web site has been developed to help keep you abreast of Faculty services during this challenging period, as well as answers to frequently asked questions. This site is complementary to the information posted on the McGill Human Resources Web site, which is your primary resource for all MUNACA strike information.
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FMRQ-MSSS Agreement: Message from Interim VP-Dean Dr. Sam Benaroya

The past several months have proved challenging for our teaching staff, students, residents and support teams. I wish to thank you personally for the additional efforts you have made to ensure adequate teaching to our students.
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Munaca Strike: An Important Message from Interim VP (Health Affairs) & Interim Dean of Medicine

McGill has confirmed to all faculty and staff that MUNACA (McGill University Non-academic Certified Association) is now on strike. Our priority is to continue teaching students and advancing our research throughout the duration of the strike, and we will achieve this by doing all we can to minimize disruptions in our departments.
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2011 Gairdner National Program Lecture Series with Recent Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Jules Hoffmann

On Tuesday, October 25, Dr. Jules Hoffmann, 2011 Canada Gairdner International Laureate, a 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in medicine and Director of the Institut de biologie moléculaire et cellulaire, CNRS and University of Strasbourg, France, will be giving a talk at the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
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Just Dance: McGill Dances for Cancer Research

To highlight some of the critical work being done at the Goodman Cancer Research Centre, the folks at the Centre gathered some of their top scientists, students, lab techs and dedicated volunteers (featuring Drs. Michel Tremblay, Richard I. Levin and Phil Gold, among many others!), who turned on the music – and danced!
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New Issue of Headway: The Aging Issue

Face it: You’re not getting younger. But McGill researchers have got your back. The latest issue of Headway looks at the many ways they’re working to help you grow older, healthier – from earlier detection of dementia to treating osteoporosis to figuring out just what makes a 92-year-old track-and-field star tick.
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Thomas Chang,BSc’57, MDCM’61, PhD’65, Voted Top McGillian

The results of McGill’s enormously popular contest, The Greatest McGillian, are in and a Faculty of Medicine alumnus has claimed top honours! Thomas Chang, BSc’57, MDCM’61, PhD’65, the inventor of the artificial blood cell, poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, BA’55, and Nobel-prize winning physicist Ernest Rutherford were the top of the pack. Learn more about the contest and the winners.

Dr. Victor J. Dzau Wins Prestigious International Friesen Prize in Health Research

Internationally renowned cardiovascular scientist, educator and health policy visionary Dr. Victor J. Dzau was named the 2011 winner of the Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research. Dr. Dzau was born in China, grew up in Hong Kong, and graduated from McGill University with a BSc and a MD. He is a physician and pioneering translational research scientist, and is widely recognized as one of the most influential medical leaders worldwide.
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