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An announcement regarding the Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) 
and Dean of Medicine

We write to confirm that Dr. Richard I. Levin has advised us that he has, for personal reasons, decided not to seek reappointment to the position of Vice-Principal [Health Affairs] and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. We are most grateful that Dr. Levin will continue to serve in those roles until the end of his five-year mandate, on August 31st, 2011.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2011

McGill profs who challenge long-held perceptions win prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships

One questions conventional interpretations of the Cold War’s end; another counters views 
of pre-modern Chinese women by examining their own words in recovered literature

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Published on : 14 Apr 2011

New sensor glove may help stroke patients recover mobility

McGill Mechanical Engineering undergrads develop tool that helps stroke patients learn as they play and cuts down on hospital visits too!

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Published on : 08 Apr 2011

New sensor glove may help stroke patients recover mobility

People who have strokes are often left with moderate to severe physical impairments. Now, thanks to a glove developed at McGill, stroke patients may be able to recover hand motion by playing video games.

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Published on : 06 Apr 2011

World's reef fishes tussling with human overpopulation

Scientists studied the global influence of human population on corals reefs and were surprised to find that highly diverse reef fish systems are the most vulnerable to human threats

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Published on : 06 Apr 2011

Men who lose their jobs at greater risk of dying prematurely

McGill sociologist finds strong correlation between unemployment and mortality with most significant effects felt by men who become unemployed in their early or mid-careers.

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Published on : 04 Apr 2011

Quartier de l’innovation: an urban development project connected to the world

ÉTS- McGill partnership will boost synergy between universities and industry.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2011

Deep-sea volcanoes don’t just produce 
lava flows, they also explode!

McGill geology researchers’ discovery of high concentrations of CO2 at mid-ocean ridges
confirms explosive nature of certain volcanic eruptions

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Published on : 28 Mar 2011

Earth Hour at McGill

McGill will be participating in the 5th annual Earth Hour on Saturday, March 26, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. by turning off some lights on campus for the weekend, beginning on Friday afternoon. We invite you to do your part before going home on Friday by shutting off or unplugging office computer equipment, lights and other non-essential electrical appliances to conserve energy.

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Published on : 24 Mar 2011

The BCG World Atlas: a world first in the fight against tuberculosis

McGill, RI MUHC researchers launch free online atlas of TB vaccination policies from around the world

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Published on : 22 Mar 2011

Dr. Wagdi Habashi wins prestigious award from Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute

Dr. Wagdi (Fred) Habashi has just been named the recipient of the 2011 McCurdy Award given out by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI). The award is given to recognize outstanding achievement in the science and creative aspects of engineering relating to aeronautics and space research.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2011