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Does academia have a place on Wikipedia?

Does academia have a place on Wikipedia?

April 29, 2015

From activist ageing to feminist edit-a-thons, four new Concordia initiatives highlight the website’s importance as a learning tool.

Three-minute bursts of groundbreaking research

Three-minute bursts of groundbreaking research

April 28, 2015

On May 7, Concordia plays host to the Eastern Regional 3MT Thesis Competition.

Concordia reinforces its global reputation

Concordia reinforces its global reputation

April 29, 2015

QS and Times Higher Education rankings praise the university's strong programs and international outlook.

Canadian politics come to Concordia

Canadian politics come to Concordia

April 29, 2015

MAY 4-JUNE 29: See Mary Dawson, Don Boudria, Jean-Pierre Kingsley and 34 other influential speakers at the Workshops on Social Science Research.

It’s time to celebrate Concordia’s faculty

It’s time to celebrate Concordia’s faculty

April 29, 2015

Excellence in teaching, leadership and research to be celebrated at various events this spring.

Can we reset our body’s clock?

Can we reset our body’s clock?

April 27, 2015

Researchers from McGill and Concordia discover a mechanism behind circadian rhythms.



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(We) have entered a new geological epoch, one of our own making: the Anthropocene. We are altering the great cycles of nature. The climate stability we have enjoyed since the dawn of agriculture can no longer be assumed. The natural resources we rely upon need to be valued in a new way. And the natural resource in shortest supply is time.
Nothing can ever be done to reverse the terrible events that nearly destroyed the Armenians. But silence is never an option for those fighting for justice. The Turkish government should realize it will continue to be ostracized in the present for minimizing the atrocities carried out in the past.
Disruption of the circadian rhythm is sometimes unavoidable but it can lead to serious consequences. This research is really about the importance of the circadian rhythm to our general well-being. We've taken an important step towards being able to reset our internal clocks and improve the health of thousands as a result.
The issue is: Will these (shareholder votes against executive pay raises) lead to cosmetic changes or to substantive changes? That remains to be seen. When times are good and profits are rolling, and the stock price is doing well, you will rarely see a negative vote, even if the CEO makes lots of money.


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