Bradley Vines has become the first recipient from a Canadian university, specifically McGill, to receive research funding from the GRAMMY Foundation Grants Program. The $40,000 (U.S.) award will allow Vines, who recently completed his doctoral degree in psychology at McGill University, to explore how people respond to visual aspects of a musical performance.
SSHRC is distributing $81.6 million among 77 Canadian universities and colleges for 981 projects. McGill will receive $5.4 million in new SSHRC funding to support 56 research projects, ranging from the study of Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Imperial China.
Escape the heat of the city with writer Bronwyn Chester. The Montreal journalist will lead "A Leafy Legacy," a tour of the grand old trees of McGill. Shade-seekers will learn the history of the verdant landscape that makes the campus an oasis of green amid the bustle of downtown.
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital invite the media to a press conference on Stroke — "Using your brain to recognize the symptoms."
A new record, "The Colour's Coming Back," is being launched at Montreal's Mansfield Athletic Club on June 9. The CD, a Canadian first, features original songs written by McGill University alumni to inspire people affected by cancer.
Four McGill researchers have been added to the ranks of the Ordre national du Québec, in recognition of outstanding contributions to the development of Quebec society.
Dr. Emil Skamene, scientific director of the Research Institute of the MUHC, and Dr. George Karpati, senior neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, have recently been awarded the Ordre national du Québec.
The late Dr. Phil Edwards, a former McGill University track star who won five Olympic medals and the 1936 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year, is one of eight new inductees to the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame.
Every hour counts for stroke victims. The sooner these individuals get to hospital, the less brain damage they will suffer.
The conference on cerebral palsy "Family & Professional Partnerships: Making a Difference Together" was held on June 8, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Montreal Centre.