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McGill tops Maclean’s rankings

Canadas best medical-doctoral university for fifth straight year By McGill Reporter Staff McGill is on the kind of roll that would make some of the great Montreal Canadiens dynasties jealous. For the fifth straight year, McGill has been named Canadas top university in its class in the annual rankings produced by Macleans Magazine. McGill placed first in the [...]

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Published on : 05 Nov 2009

Learning to talk changes the way we hear speech

(CBC) Canadian researchers using a robotic device have determined that learning to talk changes the way people hear speech. Sazzad Nasir and David Ostry of the department of psychology at McGill University in Montreal used a device that puts pressure on a person's jaw to try to isolate the movements of talking from the sounds of language itself.

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Published on : 04 Nov 2009

Lisa Jardine wins 2009 Cundill International Prize in History

Author takes home worlds largest non-fiction historical literature By Allison Flynn Going Dutch: How England Plundered Hollands Glory (Harper), the remarkable story of the relationship between the Dutch Republic and Britain, two of 17th Century Europes most important colonial powers, has earned British historian Lisa Jardine the 2009 Cundill International Prize in History at McGill University.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2009

Campaign McGill surpasses $500 million only two years into its public phase

Thanks to 70,000 donors, McGill is well on the way toward landmark $750-million goal

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Published on : 15 Oct 2009

McGill continues to be recognized among world’s top universities

Listed as top Canadian school, 18th worldwide in Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings

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Published on : 08 Oct 2009

McGill congratulates its second Nobel-winning alumnus of 2009

Father of digital photography Willard Boyle shares Physics prize for co-invention of CCD sensor

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Published on : 06 Oct 2009

McGill congratulates Nobel-winning alumnus

Jack Szostak shares medicine prize for chromosome research

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Published on : 05 Oct 2009

President Bill Clinton to receive honorary doctorate from McGill University

Former U.S. President recognized for lifetime of outstanding leadership

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Published on : 30 Sep 2009

McGill joins the ranks of Project Hero

Initiative provides free tuition for children of Canadian military parents killed in action

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Published on : 22 Sep 2009

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

McGill to get even greener

Pleased with Montreal plans for bike path, University is moving to eliminate parking and cars from its lower downtown campus

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Published on : 24 Aug 2009

Temp work strains employee mental health

Temp work strains employee mental health New McGill research shows temporary and short-term contract jobs contribute to psychological distress and depression

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Published on : 10 Aug 2009