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We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University!

Thu, 2016-08-11 15:33

We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine! The role of Director aims to: promote the development and implementation of Global Health initiatives; create opportunities for teaching, learning and scholarly activities; and guide the Department and any individuals wishing to be involved in Global Health.

Source Site: /familymed

Dot-drawing with drones

Thu, 2016-08-04 11:36

McGill Newsroom

Flying robots could someday help artists create outdoor murals

You may have heard of plans to use drones for delivering packages, monitoring wildlife, or tracking storms. But painting murals?

That’s the idea behind a project in Paul Kry’s laboratory at McGill University’s School of Computer Science. Prof. Kry and a few of his students have teamed up to program tiny drones to create dot drawings – an artistic technique known as stippling.

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Contact: Prof. Paul Kry
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Global Health Night 2016 - Registration open!

Tue, 2016-11-01 17:00 - 19:30
New Residence Hall : Ballroom, 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

Global Health Night is back for its 8th edition!

This year, we will feature a panel of international global health leaders on the theme: " Our journeys in global health and our advice for young people".

Source Site: /globalhealth

Graduate & Postdoctoral 2016–17 info Live

Thu, 2016-07-28 17:50

Courses, programs, application procedures, and other Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies information for 2016–2017 are now available on the eCalendar! Browse to your specific academic unit via the Faculties & Schools overview.

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Press Release: Maintaining a healthy heart through bile acids

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:06

Canadian discovery may soon lead to the prevention of cardiac fibrosis

Groundbreaking research from the University of Alberta and McGill University has opened the door towards the future prevention of cardiac fibrosis—a condition leading to heart failure for which there is currently no treatment.

Source Site: /macdonald

McGill in global top 50 of Nature Index Rising Stars

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:05

McGill Newsroom

Ranks first in Canada for increase in high-quality research publications from 2012 to 2015

McGill University ranks first in Canada and 37th globally in the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars supplement, which identifies institutions showing the most significant growth in high-quality scientific research publications over the past four years.

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Mobile Phone: 514-717-4201
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KPE's Professor Paquette to receive New Investigator Award from Parkinson Canada's Research Program

Tue, 2016-07-26 13:01

Dr. Caroline Paquette, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has been approved for a New Investigator Award on behalf of the Scientific Advisory Board of Parkinson Canada.

The award will aid Dr. Caroline Paquette in continuing the research project "Neuronal correlates of turning impairments in Parkinson's disease”.

Source Site: /education

Geneviève Saumier named as co-rapporteur of a Special Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

Mon, 2016-07-25 15:09

In June 2016, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convened a Special Commission to prepare a draft Convention on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters.

The Hague Conference appointed Professor Geneviève Saumier as a Co-Rapporteur of this Special Commission. She is one of two people charged in preparing the Explanatory Report that will accompany the finalized Convention, and she will be present during Convention negotiation rounds.

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Source Site: /law

Congratulations Dr. Michael Klein for being appointed to the Order of Canada!

Fri, 2016-07-22 09:40

Dr. Michael Klein

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Klein, who has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of his pioneering work integrating family medicine and maternity care in Canada. Dr. Klein is an Investigator Emeritus at BC Children’s Hospital and an Emeritus Professor Department of Family Practice and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia.

Source Site: /familymed