Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers

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In a study focusing on repeat drunk driving and speeding offenders, researchers have discovered distinct behavioural, personality and neurobiological profiles behind each of these forms of dangerous driving. A better understanding of the subconscious and emotional processes of high-risk drivers could make a difference, according to McGill researchers.

De la psychologie des conducteurs dangereux

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Première cause de décès et de blessures évitables chez les personnes de moins de 35 ans dans le monde, les accidents de la route font environ 5 millions de victimes par année. Les récidivistes gonflent ces statistiques de façon disproportionnée et sont peu réceptifs aux stratégies d’éducation et de prévention. Une meilleure compréhension des processus subconscients et émotionnels en jeu chez les conducteurs dangereux pourrait toutefois changer la donne. C’est ce qui ressort d’une nouvelle étude réalisée par des chercheurs de McGill.

Universities in a dangerous world

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Every two years the Network assembles for its Global Congress to discuss the most pressing issues facing the higher education sector in order to develop best practices for navigating this challenging and constantly changing terrain. This year “Universities in a Dangerous World: Defending Higher Education Communities & Values” will be hosted by McGill June 8-10.

A brighter future for children with brain-based disabilities

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The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network named CHILD-BRIGHT that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities and their families.

Di Grappa leaves McGill for private sector position

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After a 30-year career in higher education, including more than five years in his current role as McGill’s Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance), Michael Di Grappa has accepted a senior position with Canderel, a Canadian real estate company based in Montreal, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced on Tuesday, March 29.

Security and public computers

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Ghilaine Roquet, McGill’s Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-Principal (Information Technology Services), sent the following message to the McGill community on Tuesday, March 22: On Monday, March 21, 2016, Concordia University students and staff were notified that keylogger devices, used to log every key pressed on a keyboard, were found on some of their express library computers. Concordia’s security department shared information with their counterparts at McGill so that we could verify the safety of our public computers.

New Quebec budget includes $1M for Agrifood Innovation at McGill

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Quebec’s recently unveiled provincial budget includes one new line-item that means a lot for McGill research. The province has allocated $1 million per year for five years for the creation of the McGill Agrifood Innovation Network (M.A.I.N.), led by the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and CTAQ (Conseil de la Transformation Alimentaire du Quebec) in collaboration with Saint-Hyacinthe Food Research and Development Centre (CRDA,) and other universities.

Cristiane Tinmouth appointed AVP, Financial Services

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Vice-Principal, Administration and Finance Michael Di Grappa has announced the appointment of Cristiane Tinmouth, CPA, CA, as McGill’s Associate Vice-Principal, Financial Services effective March 1.

MUHC campaign surpasses $300M goal

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Earlier today, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced that The Best Care for Life Campaign has achieved its objective of raising more than $300 million.

Edyta Rogowska appointed Sec-Gen

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Principal Suzanne Fortier has announced that Edyta Rogowska will succeed Stephen Strople as the University’s Secretary-General beginning on July 1.