Helping to train Aboriginal leaders of today and tomorrow

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There’s a call for Aboriginal applicants to the $50,000 Executive Masters in Business Administration or EMBA Program, in English and French. The scholarship is designed for Aboriginal managers and entrepreneurs, to develop their management and leadership knowledge, while remaining in their jobs.

Leadership matters: Managing our way to a healthier nursing workforce

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Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay, director of research for the Ingram School of Nursing, discusses the challenges faced by people in the nursing profession and outlines the ways in which the situation can be improved.

Geriatric Medicine: a targeted approach to senior care

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At the MUHC, the Geriatric Medicine Division is a leader with ensuring seniors are getting the best care possible with the implementation of the Specialized Approach to Senior Care (AAPA) — a ministerial directive that requires its implementation in all hospitals.

McGill project wins digging into Data Challenge

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Professor Morgan Sonderegger of the Department of Linguistics, is part of an international team that has recently been awarded $897,000 in funding through the Trans-Atlantic Platform Digging into Data Challenge, to develop and apply user-friendly software for large-scale speech analysis, investigating how English speech has changed over time and space, and across dialects.

McGill duo shortlisted for annual Donner Prize

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Two McGill professors have had their books shortlisted for the annual Donner Prize, which rewards excellence and innovation in public-policy writing by Canadians. Established by the Donner Canadian Foundation, the $50,000 prize is the largest and most prestigious prize of its kind.

Nearly $3.8M for Mac’s Farm Management and Technology program

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On March 31, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard; and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier, announced on behalf of the Government of Quebec $3,772,000 in funding for the Farm Management and Technology Program.

The instrumental role of musical therapy

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Music has proven to be a powerful medium throughout the history of humankind. The sounds of the guitar, drums, and piano paired with striking vocals have spearheaded revolutions. They’ve brought people together in the streets, in dimly lit concert venues, and even in the family living room. Music heals, soothes, and comforts. It’s this powerful expression through music that Lachine Hospital long-term care patient Hans Stutz knows very well.

Getting the word out: Recognizing media engagement

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In an effort to acknowledge the professors and graduate students who make an effort to share their knowledge with the community through the media, the first Principal’s Prize for Public Outreach through Media will be handed out at the upcoming Bravo celebration.

McGill researchers lend their collaboration to Québec Science’s Discovery of the Year

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McGill investigators part of a multidisciplinary team that moves the science of chemotherapy delivery forward.

McGill selects Mercer as partner for Workday implementation

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Workday will replace McGill’s Banner HR and Payroll One-time Payment System tools as the new McGill human resources and academic personnel management software. Mercer was chosen through a detailed selection process established by Procurement Services to assist McGill’s Recruitment to Retirement program team with the deployment of Workday.