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Longlist announced: 2009 Cundill International Prize in History

The jury for the Cundill International Prize in History at McGill University, the world's largest non-fiction historical literature prize, has announced the longlist for this year's prize.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2009

U.S.-Canada exchange: McGill to benefit from prestigious Fulbright program

U.S.-Canada exchange: McGill to benefit from prestigious Fulbright program In support of up-and-coming scholars as well as seasoned researchers

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Published on : 11 Sep 2009

McGill University Library buys rare manuscript of literary pioneer Fanny Burney

McGill University Library buys rare manuscript of literary pioneer Fanny Burney

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Published on : 25 May 2009

Social Networks, Genes, and Human Nature

Acclaimed scientist James Fowler to deliver public lecture at McGill

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Published on : 12 May 2009

McGill scholars win 3 of 5 top academic prizes

Killam Trusts honours work in health science, engineering, French literature

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Published on : 11 May 2009

Debt and Slavery: the History of a Process of Enslavement

McGill to hold international conference featuring address from Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka

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Published on : 04 May 2009

Canada’s Kyoto Prize Laureates to Discuss Two Cultures: Humanities and the Sciences

On May 5, 2009, McGill University will host an event honouring the first two Canadian recipients of the Inamori Foundation’s prestigious Kyoto Prize, often described as Japan's equivalent to the Nobel Prize.

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Published on : 01 May 2009

Top doctoral students awarded 12 Vanier Scholarships

Top doctoral students awarded 11 Vanier Scholarships Up-and-coming scholars receive $50,000 a year for three years in support of their world-class research.

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

McGill to bestow 11 exemplary individuals with honorary degrees at Spring Convocation

Eleven exceptional individuals will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year’s spring convocation ceremonies.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2009

Personality traits contribute to "placebo effect"

Study links novelty seekers to stronger pain relief

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Published on : 23 Apr 2009

Charlotte Gray on the Truth and Truthiness in Biography

Respected Canadian writer delivers the Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture

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Published on : 20 Apr 2009

Another voice, another bridge? Al Jazeera English and Canada's news spectrum

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is considering an application to distribute Al Jazeera English (AJE), the Qatar-based, 24-hour international news network, in Canada.

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Published on : 16 Apr 2009

The challenges of the free press in a free market

Media@McGill and CRÉUM present two-day colloquium on ethics and the media

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Published on : 09 Apr 2009

The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons

New book and panel discussion will explore reasons no state has engaged in a nuclear attack since WWII

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Published on : 03 Apr 2009

McGill's new Institute for the Study of International Development to launch with a conference on the future of development

On March 23 and 24, the new McGill Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID), which will absorb The Centre for Developing Area Studies (CDAS), will host a conference to flesh out ideas that will yield new perspectives on the future of Canada’s role in working with developing nations.

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Published on : 17 Mar 2009