Dr. Michael Pollak has been awarded the 2012 O. Harold Warwick Prize by the Canadian Cancer Society. Pollak was recognized for having had a major impact on cancer control in Canada through his research in understanding the risk of cancer as a function of metabolism.
Tewodros Eguale, who recently earned his PhD from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McGill, was named one of two winners of the 2012-2013 CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research CIHR-IHSPR Article of the Year Award.
Derek Gray, Professor Emeritus in McGill’s Department of Chemistry, has been named the winner of the 2013 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, awarded by Sweden’s Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for scientific achievements that contribute to knowledge in fields of importance to the forest industry.
Dr. Pierre-Paul Tellier, Director of Student Health at McGill, will be honoured by Head & Hands for his 30 year association with the non-profit organization that has been offering medical, social, and legal services to Montreal youth since 1970.
Mark Wainberg, Director of the McGill University AIDS Centre, has been honoured by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) as one of the five recipients of the CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Awards.
The Montreal community organization The Yellow Door has chosen McGill’s Chaplaincy Services as this year’s recipient of its Award of Recognition of Excellence in Community Service. Rev. Neil Whitehouse, Interim Director, McGill Chaplaincy Services, will be on hand to receive the award at the Yellow Door’s annual Volunteer Gala on Friday, April 12, at the Salon Thalia.
McGill grads and instructors from the Schulich School of Music team up to scoop an impressive 13 Juno nominations.
Nancy Adler, the S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill, has been named one of the 2013 Legends of Diversity Award honorees by the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals (ISDIP).
Baptiste Rodrigues, originaire de Nîmes, en France, est le lauréat 2012 du Violon d’or, récompense attribuée par l’École de musique Schulich de l’Université McGill. Le prix – le plus prestigieux à être remis à un étudiant en musique par un établissement d’enseignement au Canada – s’accompagne d’une bourse de 20 000 $.
Lisa Gallagher, the Director of the McGill Childcare Centre recently received a Certificate of Excellence as part of the 2012 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education, which honour “exceptional early-childhood educators who help build the foundation that young children need to make the best start in life.” It was the first year that centre directors were recognized alongside classroom educators.