NGSA Weekly Newsletter

Hey snurses!

Here’s is your weekly dose of information. Enjoy reading this issue of the NGSA newsletters.

Have a wonderful week!
On behalf of your NGSA,
Maxim (VP-Comm)



  1. McGill Doctoral Nursing Colloquium Meeting (March 20)
  2. 3 Minutes to Change the World Event (March 21)
  3. Canadian Liver Foundation Research Program (April 2)
  4. Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Age-Friendly Cities (April 15)



1- McGill Doctoral Nursing Colloquium Meeting

See attached poster for information

Those planning to attend the upcoming MDNC meeting should email Fay Strohschein at by Monday, March 18th so that lunch can be order appropriately.

MDNC Poster


2- 3 Minutes to Change the World Event

Dear Colleagues,
We are pleased to announce the upcoming 3 Minutes to Change the World Event, hosted in partnership with Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies, the Office of Sustainability, the Post-Graduate Students Society and Teaching and Learning Services. We would greatly appreciate it if you could please encourage the students in your department to attend by forwarding the below information on to them in your department. Thank you very much for your support.

3 Minutes to Change the World is a TED-talk style event featuring McGill graduate students giving three-minute presentations about their thesis research and its impact on the community. This is a great opportunity for students to interact with the presenters and to network with peers, professors, and members of the general public!

When: March 21st, 2013 @ 12:00- 3:00PM*
Where: Thomson House Ballroom and streamed live online:
* Presentations will take place from 12-1:00 p.m. and will be followed by a light lunch. The event will also be featured on the McGill website.

Visit here, for more information and to register.
We hope to see you on March 21st!
Mona Sharafi-Razvand
Administrative Coordinator, Communications and Outreach, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
McGill University



3- Canadian Liver Foundation Research Program 

The Canadian Liver Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2013 research grant competition is now open.  Please see attached flyer for detailed information regarding graduate and summer studentships.

Canadian Liver Foundation Flyer_Page_1


4- Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Age-Friendly Cities 

The Scientific Committee for the 2nd International Conference on Age-Friendly Citiesinvites you to submit an oral or poster presentation proposal.

The Conference will take place in Quebec City from September 9 to 11, 2013. The Conference’s general objective is to develop collaboration among all stakeholders who are already engaged or have an interest in age-friendly cities and the aging of the population.

The Conference will focus on four major thematic tracks:
1. Age-friendly cities as social innovation
The role of various stakeholders
3. The interface between built and social environments
4. An evaluation of age-friendly city initiatives.

The deadline to submit a proposal is April 15th, 2013. To submit a proposal, visit the Call for abstracts section of the Conference’s website:

Age-Friendly Cities Poster

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