Nine innovative projects backed by NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants

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$4.1 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) will advance McGill research in next-generation nanomaterials, infrastructure solutions to support the Internet of Things, novel technology to detect marine toxins, and more.

McGillians named as parliamentary secretaries, members of PM’s Youth Council

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Ottawa just got a little redder, McGill red that is. Last week, four members of the McGill community were appointed parliamentary secretaries and two current students were named to the Prime Minister’s Youth Council.

Board approves new V-P communications

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Louis Arseneault has been appointed the new Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations). Arseneault is the former Vice-President – Talent Attraction, Promotion and Communications of Montréal International, a non-profit economic development agency. His five-year term begins February 1, 2017.

New V-Ps Finance and Research, renewed Dean of Medicine

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Last night’s Board of Governors closed session saw the approval of three Vice-Principal appointments. Yves Beauchamp, former head of ÉTS, will join McGill as the new V-P (Administration and Finance). Former Dean of Graduate Studies Martha Crago will return to McGill from Dalhousie to take on the portfolio of V-P (Research and Administration). Dr. David Eidelman will begin a second term as V-P (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

Exceptional educators awarded Principal’s Prize

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The McGill Reporter spoke to this year’s recipients of the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching and asked them about their early teaching gigs, their mentors and what conditions they must create in the classroom to get the most from their students.

Two researchers honored with the Prix du Québec

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Yesterday, the Government of Quebec bestowed its highest citation for accomplishments in cultural and scientific fields, the Prix du Québec, on two McGill researchers. Prof. John A. Hall received the Prix Léon-Gérin for human and social sciences, and Prof. Alan Evans received the Wilder-Penfield prize for biomedical research.

Change the world, Hon Docs tell Class of 2016

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Yesterday, during Fall 2016 Convocation ceremonies, McGill’s newest recipients of honorary doctorate degrees, Joanne Liu and Bertrand Cesvet, challenged graduating students to have a positive impact upon the world.

Heading down the Road to 200

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The Road to 200 is a new initiative that will explore how, as the University approaches its 200th birthday in 2021, McGill is pioneering new knowledge across five cross-disciplinary themes: Towards a Sustainable Future, The Promise of Better Health, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Humanity Beyond Boundaries, and Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives.

Report takes pulse of work-integrated learning opportunities

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McGill is one of six Canadian universities participating in the Business/Higher Education Roundtable, a group of businesses and post-secondary institutions focused on helping graduates successfully transition into the workplace. The group just released its report on work-integrated learning opportunities for Canadian students.

Senate discusses draft policy against sexual violence

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McGill moved a step closer to establishing a policy against sexual violence following a discussion at Senate’s meeting of Wednesday, Oct. 19.