MURA President Ginette Lamontagne receives CURAC Tribute Award

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The head of the McGill University Retiree Association (MURA), Ginette Lamontagne, received the Tribute Award from the CURAC (College and University Retiree Associations of Canada), on May 25, during the annual conference held at Carleton University. 

Brigitte Kieffer appointed to French National Order of Merit

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Dr. Brigitte Kieffer, Scientific Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, was appointed an officer of the French National Order of Merit during a ceremony held in Montreal on May 19.

Annmarie Adams wins RAIC Media award

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Annmarie Adams, the Stevenson Chair in the History and Philosophy of Science, including Medicine, has been named as one of two recipients of the 2017 President’s Medal for Media in Architecture given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Alumni Association hands out 2017 awards

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It was an evening of accolades and applause for outstanding McGillians – as well as celebrity video cameos by a famous NHL coach and a famous Starship captain – at this year’s edition of the McGill Alumni Association’s (MAA) annual honours and awards banquet.

Celebrating diversity and inclusivity

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The mood was convivial at the ceremony for McGill’s fifth annual Award for Equity and Community Building. And why not? This was a celebration of people who help make McGill a better, stronger, more convivial, place.

Sustainability Projects Fund wins prestigious City of Montreal Award

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On April 25, the City of Montreal and the Conseil régional de l’environnement honoured McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund with one of three prestigious awards at their annual Gala de reconnaissance en environnement et développement.

Weinstein earns CCAE’s Outstanding Achievement Award

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The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) has bestowed its most prestigious accolade – the Outstanding Achievement Award – on Marc Weinstein, McGill’s Vice-Principal of University Advancement.

From atmospheric chemistry to Academy Award?

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Bryan Lee, an M.Sc. student in the Ariya atmospheric and interfacial chemistry research group, has won first prize in NSERC’s Science, Action! Video contest. The contest challenges graduate students in all areas of science and Engineering to produce 60-second videos that explain interesting research in everyday language.

Broadbent Institute honours two faculty members

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The Broadbent Institute, Canada’s leading progressive, independent organization championing change through the promotion of democracy, equality and sustainability, has honoured faculty members Cindy Blackstock and Daniel Weinstock.

Kaspi awarded FRQNT’s 2017 Prix d’excellence

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McGill’s Vicky Kaspi, renowned international astrophysicist and a leading expert on neutron stars, is one of two recipients of the 2017 Prix d’excellence of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies. Gilbert Laporte from HEC Montréal is the other winner.