McGill named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers

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McGill has been chosen as one of the Canada’s greenest employers in an editorial competition that recognizes employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness.

McGill researchers to get $2.2M in CFI funding

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As announced yesterday by Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan, eleven McGill researchers have received grants totalling $2.2 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

3-Minute Thesis competition delivers (sound) bite-sized research excellence

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Recently, McGill held its seventh annual 3-Minute Thesis/ Ma thèse en 180 secondes competition in which graduate students deliver concise presentations of their research in three minutes or less. This year, 14 participants captivated the audience with their research and their polished presentation skills.

McGill/industry partnerships improve medical imaging analysis technology

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About 60 people gathered in the De Grandpré Communications Centre of the Montreal Neurological Institute to celebrate the end of the successful six-year run of the NSERC CREATE Program in Medical Imaging Analysis (CREATE-MIA) at McGill. Highlighting the program’s successes, the event also acknowledged the contributions of industry partners, while looking toward the future, not only in terms of the rapidly evolving technology but also into how these industry/academia collaborations can be maintained and developed. 

McGill joins forces with Yokohama National University

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An international program for senior managers and leaders, McGill’s International Masters Program for Managers is delivered at top schools in five different countries worldwide – Lancaster University in England, McGill University in Canada, IIMB in India, FGV/EPABE in Brazil and, new this year, Yokohama National University (YNU) in Japan

Federal budget revitalizes funding for Canadian research

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The federal government announced a major injection of federal funds to support research in Tuesday’s 2018 budget. University leaders, researchers and students applauded the announcement, which includes nearly $1.7 billion in new money over five years for Canada’s research granting councils, along with $763 million for the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Board of Governors approves appointments of two new Deans

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McGill’s Board of Governors approved the appointment of two new Deans at its meeting on Feb. 15. Elham Emami has been named the next Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry and Carola Weil has been selected as the new Dean of the School of Continuing Studies.

McGill joins ‘superclusters’ under Ottawa initiative

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Dozens of McGill researchers will participate in two of the five “superclusters” announced Thursday, Feb. 15, by the federal government, and funded under its $950-million Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

Najafabadi, Trenholm named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows

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Hamed Najafabadi, an assistant professor in McGill’s Department of Human Genetics, and Stuart Trenholm, assistant professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute, have been selected as 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows – a coveted distinction awarded to highly promising early-career scientists from the United States and Canada.

Desautels MBA program ranked first in Canada

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The Desautels MBA program has been named the top MBA program in Canada by the 2018 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. Desautels was one of only three Canadian schools to make the global Top 100 list, jumping to 78th this year.