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Gillett, Margaret

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Works: 27 works in 89 publications in 2 languages and 3,194 library holdings
Genres: History  Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Other
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Most widely held works by Margaret Gillett
Our own agendas : autobiographical essays by women associated with McGill University by Margaret Gillett( )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our Own Agendas is the second collection of essays by McGill women. The first, A Fair Shake, was published a decade ago. The second volume both reflects the current climate of openness and shows that many barriers remain to be challenged. Our Own Agendas makes a lively and enlightening contribution to our understanding of women's experiences and to Canadian social history
Plot outlines of 101 best novels; condensations based on original works. Including portions of 100 best novels condensed by Edwin Atkins Grozier( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundation studies in education: justifications and new directions by Margaret Gillett( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and French and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We walked very warily : a history of women at McGill by Margaret Gillett( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth-century assumptions about the nature of women, her educability, her role in society, and debates about coeducation are examined in this record of the efforts of the first women students to gain entrance in McGill University in Canada. The introduction offers historical background, ideas of women, and the opening of higher education to women. Part I, "Admission," examines: Principal J.W. Dawson's ideas on women's education; opportunities for education for women in Montreal before 1884; the first women at McGill, 1884 and the reaction of male students; and the coeducation controversy. Part ii, "Royal Victoria College and Student Life," offers sketches of Lord Stratcona and the nine Wardens of McGill's women's college, 1899-1980, and discusses various aspects of student life such as student organizations and notable teachers. Part iii, "Professional Faculties," discusses prejudices towards women, professional education, women's entry into "male" faculties such as medicine and law, and the women's problem of credibility for "female" faculties such as education, food services, and nursing. The final section examines the women's movement on campus and offers conclusions that relate to the general issues in higher education for women in Canada. It is suggested that there be a transitional period of "catching up" by the academic world for identifiable courses in women's studies and a renewed effort to secure equality for women after graduation upon entering the job market. Appendices include: some "firsts" for McGill; chancellors and principals of McGill; honorary degrees and other honors; notes on non-academic women; notes on some notables; and a graph of the total/female enrollment, 1880-1980. Footnotes, a selected bibliography, and many photographs are also provided. (Lc)
The laurel and the poppy; a novel about the life of Francis Thompson, 1859-1907 by Margaret Gillett( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational technology: toward demystification by Margaret Gillett( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in the history of education by Margaret Gillett( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of education: thought and practice by Margaret Gillett( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Fair shake : autobiographical essays by McGill women( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear Grace : a romance of history by Margaret Gillett( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William C. Little was born at Barrie, Ontario, Canada, in 1860, the son of Robert and Susan Cross Little. He attended medical school at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, which was affiliated with Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. He met Grace Richie there during the 1888-1889 acedemic year and fell in love with her. He was a twenty-eight year old senior, about to graduate. She was an idealistic twenty year old woman, determined to become a doctor. He received his M.D., Ch. M. degree from Queens College in 1889 left for Scotland, where he took the examinations at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. From there, he immigrated to Australia in the fall of 1889. He practiced medicine at Warracknabeal, Victoria. He never married. Dr. Little died at Melbourne, Australia, in 1911
Aspects of education( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Colombo plan and Australia's role in its international education program by Margaret Gillett( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traf : a history of Trafalgar School for Girls by Margaret Gillett( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Survey of teaching and research on women at McGill : report to Principal Robert E. Bell by McGill Committee for Teaching and Research on Women( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The University of Kuwait : an historical-comparative study of purposes in a new university in a developing nation by Marguerite Louise Cornell( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The University of Kuwait is a new university founded in the latter part of the twentieth century in an oil-rich, developing nation. This inquiry deals with the purposes of such a university and the extent to which it is able to fulfill them." --
Aspects of feminism II, 1986-1987( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effect of in vitro culture on the stability, expansion and neuronal differentiation of human pluripotent cell lines by Margaret Gillett( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pluripotent cells are defined by their ability to both self-renew and to differentiation into any cell type within the human body. As such, pluripotent cell lines are of great interest as starting material for drug screening and cell therapies for regenerative treatment of diseased tissues. Pluripotent cell lines were originally derived from germ cell tumors (embryonal carcinoma cells; EC), but have since been isolated and expanded from the inner cell mass of an early embryo (human embryonic stem cells; hESCs). This project set out to investigate the relative ability of the pluripotent NTERA2 (EC) cell line and hESC lines: Shef3, HUES7 and RH5, to differentiate into neurons, using mechanical and enzymatic culture methods. Focus was placed on monitoring differentiation efficiency and function between the different lines. The tumour origin, in addition to the poor reproducibility, low yield and reduced functionality of NTERA2 derived neurons, compared to primary neurons, makes their incorporation into regenerative therapies unlikely. As such, an enhanced neuronal differentiation protocol was developed for use in hESCs. Cell populations were monitored for relative changes in gene and protein expression at selected time points throughout differentiation using standard RT-PCR, Q-PCR and immuno fluorescence analysis. End stage neurons were screened for functionality using patch clamping and calcium imaging techniques. Monitoring of cellular behavior through differentiation was aided by the concurrent development of a portable microscope incubator stage in collaboration with Linkam scientific Ltd. These data demonstrate a variation in the ability to generate neurons from pluripotent cell lines, and suggests a predetermined, preferential cell fate within each line, even at the level of pluripotency. This study also characterises in detail neuronal differentiation from pluripotent cells, adding to the understanding which is essential for translation into therapies for neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and Huntingdon's disease
The beneficent tornado by Margaret Gillett( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Foundation or frill? by Margaret Gillett( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Valuing our volunteers : volunteering at The Prince Charles Hospital Health Service District by Queensland Health( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Our own agendas : autobiographical essays by women associated with McGill University
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