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Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land

About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries.
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Research Seminar - "Supporting communication in cross-cultural primary care consultations..." by Dr. Anne Mac Farlane

Thu, 2014-09-18 12:00 - 13:30

Research Seminar - "Supporting communication in cross-cultural primary care consultations: Combining Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) research with Normalization Process Theory (NPT)" with guest speaker: Dr. Anne Mac Farlane, MA, PhD, Professor of Primary Healthcare Research, Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS), University of Limerick, Ireland. 

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The impacts of social trust on open and closed B2B e-commerce: A Europe-based study

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:19

Authors: Qu, Wenguang; Pinsonneault, Alain; Tomiuk, Daniel; Wang, Shaoqing; Liu, Yuan

Publication: Information Management

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Research Seminar - "Keeping it Simple..." by Dr. Ambar Kulshreshtha

Thu, 2014-11-20 12:00 - 13:30

Research Seminar - "Keeping it Simple: Reducing Stroke Risk with Cardiovascular Health Index" with guest speaker: Dr. Ambar Kulshreshtha, MD, PhD, Chief Resident, Emory University, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Emory's Rollins School of Public Health.

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Research Seminar - Family Medicine at McGill: An academic by Dr. Howard Bergman

Thu, 2014-09-04 12:00 - 13:30

Research Seminar  "Family Medicine at McGill: An academic discipline whose time has come" with guest speaker: Dr. Howard Bergman, MD, FCFP, FRCPC, FCAHS, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine, Medicine, and Oncology, and the first Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Professor of Geriatric Medicine at McGill University

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School of Information Studies PhD graduate Rhiannon Gainor awarded international fellowship for thesis on Competitive Intelligence

Thu, 2014-08-07 15:59

Recent McGill School of Information Studies graduate Rhiannon Gainor (PhD ’14) has been awarded a 2014 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. This prestigious honour is awarded annually to up to six recipients in an international competition by Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. This marks the second time a PhD student from the School has won the award.

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Dr. Catherine Guastavino of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for 3D audio research

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:01

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) Engage Grant.

The project "Spatialized and Interactive Artificial Binaural Reverberation” is a 3D audio rendering project in collaboration with industry partner Audiokinetic, a Montreal-based company producing audio engines for interactive media and video games. 

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Congratulations to Dr. Isabelle Vedel for receiving New Investigator Salary CIHR Award!

Tue, 2014-07-22 13:35

In June, Dr. Isabelle Vedel was awarded the New Investigator Salary Award: Winter 2013 Priority Announcement - Community-based Primary Health Care - by the CIHR. This award that entails a contribution made to outstanding candidates that are conducting independent research, will go towards Dr. Vedel’s project on Alzheimer’s disease.

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