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McGill consultation on SSHRC transformation

Fri, 2004-03-12 12:00

On the 25th anniversary of its founding, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada is embarking on a "Transformation" process aimed at renewing the human sciences in Canada. To effect this transformation, the Council has initiated a broad-based consultation with Canadian institutions of higher learning. Members of the McGill community are encouraged to have their say.

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New alumni online community a big hit

Tue, 2004-03-16 16:00

Nearly 2,000 grads have signed up for Alumnilife since it was launched in mid-January, and more are coming on board each day.

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An underwater robot's Caribbean excursion

Tue, 2004-03-16 12:00

The robot Aqua — co-developed by McGill researchers — is showing signs that it will be able to do some pretty sophisticated science underwater.

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McGill student is freestyle ski champ

Tue, 2004-03-16 12:00

Jennifer Heil was formally recognized as the women's overall moguls champion on the World Cup freestyle ski circuit, an honour she had sewn up even before the season's last race.

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One-two punch in the fight against cancer

Thu, 2004-03-18 09:30

McGill biochemist Jerry Pelletier, along with U.S. researchers, has made a major breakthrough in treating cancer in mice with a new type of combination therapy called a one-two punch. The study will be presented in today's issue of the journal Nature.

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Percival Molson Stadium: A new lease on life

Fri, 2003-01-17 12:00

McGill will receive nearly $13 million from three levels of government under the Canada-Quebec Infrastructure Program for the purposes of renovating the 88-year-old stadium. The Montreal Alouettes Football Club will also contribute to the project.

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McGill band shows its chops at Toronto jazzfest

Sat, 2003-02-01 12:00

McGill University's Jazz Orchestra I was in fine form at the International Association for Jazz Educators Conference (IAJE) in Toronto in January of 2003.

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Putting the 'student' in student-athlete

Sat, 2003-02-01 12:00

McGill University has broken its own record for success in the Royal Bank Academic All-Canadian competition, with 132 top student-athletes in Canadian Interuniversity Sport in 2001-2002.

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Novel treatment of acute and chronic pain

Fri, 2004-03-26 07:00

Antalium Inc. and Neuroceptor Inc., two spin-off companies of McGill and Queen's Universities respectively, have merged to form a new leading-edge biopharmaceutical company called PainCeptor Pharma Corporation. The new company is focused on the development of novel and effective therapeutic drugs for the treatment of acute and chronic pain.

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Actor Rémy Girard & chef Christian Brion of Provigo prepare tasty treats

Tue, 2004-03-30 14:30

As part of the activities marking its 100th anniversary, the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the McGill University Health Centre launched a new cookbook today entitled "Lovin' from the Oven."

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