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Postal code changes

In fall 2011 Canada Post changed the postal codes for a number of buildings on the McGill downtown campus as part of a large-scale changeover. Additional McGill buildings will receive new postal codes in the future.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2012

Supporting Innovation

The CFI awards more than $1 million to seven McGill researchers

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Published on : 24 Jan 2012

Marianna Newkirk Appointed CIHR Delegate

Dr. Marianna M. Newkirk, Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Medicine, has been appointed McGill’s delegate to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), as of January 2012.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2012

Message from Stephen Strople, Secretary-General

Please note that tomorrow’s Senate discussion of the Jutras Report will be live-streamed on the web to allow more people to observe the discussion. The meeting begins at 2:30 p.m. and the discussion is scheduled early in the agenda.

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Published on : 17 Jan 2012

Back to the future: Supersoldier ants illuminate evolution

Researchers have discovered they can induce supersoldiers in Pheidole ant species that never had them before. These supersoldier anomalies represent dormant ancestral potential that can be invoked by changes in the environment. These findings are groundbreaking for evolutionary theory, because they show there is dormant genetic potential that can be locked in place for a very long time.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2012

Answering your questions

During the Nov. 29 webcast, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum fielded questions on a wide range of topics. She answered about 20 of your questions before time ran out, but you asked lots more, and the Principal's Office is working with units across the University to give you answers.

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Published on : 20 Dec 2011

Message to McGill Community

I have received today Dean Jutras’ Report on the Events of November 10, 2011 – the Report is being released to the McGill community for comment and reaction. The Report, attached, can also be viewed at www.mcgill.ca/dean-jutras-report.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2011

Carole Brabant Appointed AVP (Strategic Planning and Research Development)

Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), is pleased to announce the appointment of Carole Brabant as McGill’s new Assistant Vice-Principal (Strategic Planning and Research Development).

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Published on : 09 Dec 2011

Researchers develop one of the world’s smallest electronic circuits

Discovery is of a fundamental interest for the development of future electronics

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Published on : 07 Dec 2011

Video game players advancing genetic research

Users of game designed by McGill researchers contributing to analysis of DNA sequences Thousands of video game players have helped advance our understanding of the genetic basis of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, over the past year. They are the users of a web-based video game developed by Dr. Jérôme Waldispuhl of McGill's School of Computer Science and collaborator Mathieu Blanchette.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011

Principal Munroe-Blum recognized as a top public sector leader

McGill is pleased to announce that Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum has been named as a recipient of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards for 2011. These awards are given out by the Women’s Executive Network, Canada’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011