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Progress continues with AMURE

McGill and AMURE met on May 16 and signed off on the final English and French versions of seven articles in the Research Associates and Research Assistants collective agreements.

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Published on : 18 May 2012

McGill University reaction to the resignation of Line Beauchamp

"I was greatly disappointed to hear of Minister Beauchamp’s resignation,” said Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University. “First, I’d like to thank her for her commitment to serving Quebec over the past 14 years. But in particular, I’d like to commend her for her sincere and sustained efforts in trying to resolve the crisis that Quebec universities and CEGEPs are curr

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Published on : 14 May 2012

One step closer to the Quartier de l’innovation

The partnership between ÉTS and McGill receives generous support from the governments of Québec, Canada and the City of Montreal

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Published on : 14 May 2012

Update on May 2 talks with AMURE

At the meeting of both parties on May 2, the union proposed a few changes and agreed to the English and French versions of the texts relating to the seven articles on which there have been agreements since the start of negotiations. These texts will be signed by both parties at the next meeting.

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Published on : 09 May 2012

Biologists turn back the clock to understand evolution of sex differences

Prof. Ehab Abouheif, Dept. of Biology and a research team investigated which genes were being expressed during the development of antennae in male water striders. The antennae are used to grasp the females during mating. They then modified gene expression to see how this would be expressed in antennae development and success in mating. By doing so they were able to watch evolution in action.

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Published on : 03 May 2012

McGill University joins CASRAI

McGill University is pleased to announce that it has joined the Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI).

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Published on : 01 May 2012

End of year message from the Principal

With exams coming to an end, I write to share a personal note with you about the past year and to thank you for the hard work, dedication and engagement with McGill that you have shown in 2011-12.

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Published on : 01 May 2012

Prof. Sarah Stroud Appointed Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations)

Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), is proud to announce that Prof. Sarah Stroud has been appointed Associate Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), effective May 1, 2012. In this role, Prof. Stroud will focus on supporting McGill research in the humanities and social sciences.

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Published on : 01 May 2012

Update on talks with AMURE – April 25

At the April 25 bargaining session, the parties discussed a modified proposal on intellectual property and agreed to further review at a next meeting.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2012

McGill strengthens academic ties with Brazil

McGill University is building on longstanding research collaborations with Brazil by announcing four partnership agreements with Brazilian universities. These agreements are being signed this week by Prof. Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2012

Letting go can boost quality of life

A new study by Carsten Wrosch of Concordia University and Catherine Sabiston of McGill’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education found that breast cancer survivors who were able to let go of old exercise goals and set new ones increased their level of physical activity and showed an improved well-being overall.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2012

Advisory Committee for Nomination of a Principal

The second term of Professor Heather Munroe-Blum as Principal ends on June 30, 2013, and a process to find her successor has begun. In accordance with the Statutes of McGill University, an Advisory Committee has been formed.

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Published on : 16 Apr 2012

Webcast with the Principal

A message from Principal Heather Munroe-Blum Dear members of the McGill community, I will be holding a webcast at 4 p.m. on April 19, 2012 to answer questions from members of the McGill community. I invite you to join me. If you can’t watch the webcast live, it will be recorded and made available on the blog as soon as possible.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2012

Steady progress in talks with AMURE

The University met with AMURE's bargaining team on April 4 where discussions led to agreements on several elements.

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Published on : 10 Apr 2012

Detecting breast cancer’s fingerprint in a droplet of blood

McGill team develops new technology that can accurately measure protein biomarkers

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Published on : 05 Apr 2012