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CFI invests $1.2 million to boost excellence in research at McGill with Prof. Nicole Li as one of the recipients

Fri, 2015-07-31 15:14

McGill reports $1.2 mil investment from Canada Foundation for Innovation to boost excellence in research at McGill. Professor Nicole Li from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is one of the recipients of the funding.  Congratulations!

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2015 edition of The Prognosis released

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:38

The latest edition of McGill's student-run Global Health Journal, The Prognosis is out! Among the topics covered: culture and mental health in Japan, healthcare access for refugees, and the impact of dietary changes in Inuit communities. Find out more here.

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Chris Barrington-Leigh study on urban sprawl in the news.

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:33

By describing a novel way to quantify urban sprawl, Dr. Barrington-Leigh’s recent study has gathered media attention as it offers a new perspective on urban development and provide further opportunities for research on the topic and the social and environmental impacts of different urban forms.

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Pilot edition of Research to Policy Dragon’s Den a success

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:30

In May, graduate students had the opportunity take on an important current policy challenge, develop a concrete proposal for policy change, and present it to prominent policy and media leaders. Learn more about their proposals here.

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IHSP is launching its first issue of IHSP News!

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:28

Inside the Spring 2015 Issue: Bill 10/Bill 20, physician-assisted dying, recent research, IHSP in the media, upcoming events, student and alumni interviews

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Insights and Issues: Physician-Assisted Dying

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:26

IHSP Director Daniel Weinstock (Faculty of Law) writes about both the Supreme Court of Canada's and the National Assembly of Quebec's recent decisions on physician-assisted dying.

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Insights and Issues: Bill 10 and Bill 20

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:24

Professor Antonia Maioni (IHSP Faculty Member, Department of Poltical Science) writes about the public and professional backlash against Bill 10 and Bill 20. The Bills are intended to streamline the Quebec health care system and improve access to health care. However, they have already proven to be very controversial.

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Money Is Driving a Wedge in Teen Health

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:22

Dr. Frank Elgar's study on on the impact of socioeconomic inequalities on adolescent health is featured in the latest issue of Scientific American. Published April 14, 2015

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HSI’s new research initiative on Quebec’s child care policies

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:19

The Healthier Societies Initiative (HSI) has recently received funding from CIHR for a two-year project on Quebec’s childcare policies! The research program will be led by Professors Daniel Weinstock (IHSP Director) and Seungmi Yang (Assistant Professor in McGill’s Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health). Learn more here.

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Homecoming 2015

Fri, 2015-10-23 15:00 - 18:00
Hosmer House : 3630 Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y5

Alumni, graduates, faculty and staff are invited to McGill's School of Physical & Occupational Therapy for the Director's Wine & Cheese Reception on Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend (October 23).

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