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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 22 / January 30, 2014

The Outreach Dinner tickets are now on sale online! Get yours here

Important Calendar Dates

March 8th  Research Day abstract deadline. More info

April 2nd  Faculty Council, Strathcona M/48, 5:30pm

May 10th  Annual Graduate Roast. Details forthcoming

May 29th  Spring Convocation. Health Sciences Ceremony at 2pm


January 31st  Guest lecture by Dr. Jeff Ceyhan at MGH, 12pm. All are invited! More info | Speaker bio

February 5th  OHS Forum: From science to art: can comics be useful for healthcare professionals? More info

Feburary 6th  MITACS information session, 1:30pm. Open to Faculty of Dentistry. More info

February 12th  OHS Forum: Effects of social policies on neonatal and infant mortality in low-and-middle income countries: evidence from the MACHEquity research program. More info

February 19th  Chinese New Year Dinner. More info

February 21st  CE course: Basic Life Support Certification, 1-5pm. More info

February 22nd  CE course: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Recertification, 8am-5pm. More info
February 22nd and 23rd  CE Course: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, 8am-5pm. More info

March 13th  3rd McGill SEM Conference: Tool Kits for Student Engagement and Academic Success. More info

March 26th  Research Day, at the Holiday Inn Montreal, from 8am to 5pm. More info


January 30th  Outreach Clinic, Chinese Hospital

February 13th  Outreach Clinic, Mile End Mission

Details and full schedule


Organizational development courses at McGill for staff. Winter 2014 calendar

Collaborative Research Grants 2013-15 and India Studies Fellowship Program 2013-14, deadline January 31st. More info

Student Interviewers still needed for applicants interviews in March and April. More info

44th St. Gallen Essay Competition and Symposium (valued at 20,000 Euros). Deadline February 1st. More info

Catalyst Awards for sustainability, deadline February 14th. More info

McGill 2014 Sustainability Research Symposium, abstract submission deadline February 15th. More info

Global Clinical Scholars Research Training (GCSRT) program at Harvard Medical School, a one-year program of blended learning intended for clinicians and clinician-scientists. Application deadline February 17th. More info

2 new professor positions in the field of Periodontics at Université Laval. Application deadline March 1st. Posting 1 | Posting 2

9th Annual Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, deadline for abstracts March 8th. More info

Desjardins Foundation Scholarship Program, application deadline March 17th. More info

Sangster Award. Deadline March 31st. More info

Mitacs Globalink: new funding for international research. More info


Post-Docs: see if you qualify for Quebec tax exemption here

Important schedule change regarding next Faculty Council. More info

Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) 2013 Annual Report. Read here

Innovation and Excellence

Safe travels to Dr. Veronique Benhamou and her Kindness in Action team who left for Mexico on Saturday

Our Faculty’s Outreach Mobile Clinic featured in "Une pilule, une petite granule" on Télé-Québec. Watch the segment here

Xixi Wu won first place in the Senior Clinical Research category (Canadian Association for Dental Research) for the project "Dental implant failure among Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors users - A cohort study." (Supervisor Dr. Faleh Tamimi) Xixi was also selected as the second Hatton competitor representing Canada in Cape Town, South Africa in June 2014. Congratulations!

Residents presenting at Oral Health Research Day. See more photos here

Congratulations to our Oral Health Research Day Award recipients:

First Prize - CDA/DENTSPLY Award for best undergraduate poster presentation: Tobias Meiszinger and Gabrielle Lemay (DMD IV)

Second Prize - Montreal Dental Club Prize: Navdeep Asi and Michael London (DMD IV)

The Alpha Omega/Mount Royal Dental Society Prize - Award for the best multi-disciplinary resident presentation: Olivia Cukier and Jordana Delnick (MCH)

Hinman Award - Best Summer Research Project: Sina Hashemi (DMD IV)

Congrats to our colleagues who completed the Leadership Development Program:

Patricia Bassett, Student Affairs Officer

Marie-Claude Loignon, Admissions and Recruitment Officer (2013)

New Facility News

See the latest in renovations through a video here and other updates!

Thank you, Michelle Dion (Assistant to the Dean) for this week’s cartoon!

Did you know?

McGill Counselling offers a variety of workshops to help with study skills, exam anxiety and much more.

Next workshop: Overcoming Procrastination. Tuesday February 11th, 10am-12pm, MAC MS2-084

See the full Winter Schedule here

McGill-Wide Annoucements

Burning Silos: Building Partnerships Between Basic Scientists and Health Professionals. Workshop March 25th. Register here

The Center for Medical Education and The Faculty Development Office present The Role of Experience in Clinical Reasoning with Dr. Geoff Norman, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University. February 13th. More info. RSVP to Jenn Nicholls by email or telephone at (514) 398-2698.

Reminder about Pay Frequency. More info

January 31st and February 1st  Self-defense training offered by McGill University Security Services. More info

Recommended night routes on campus, from McGill Security Services. See map

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