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A meeting of religious minds

The Spanish city of Seville was the setting for an interfaith discussion on how religion can increase tolerance. Dean of Religious Studies Barry Levy was central to the planning of the international gathering.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

West Island atlas

Good decisions cannot be made without good information. In the West Island of Montreal, a lot of decisions are being made about development — but until now, they've been made without a lot of information. Geography professor Thom Meredith has assembled a team that has created an environmental atlas of the area, that covers everything from land use to bird habitats.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

McGill newsmakers '03

There's no red carpet or sexy gowns, or even a little statue. Nevertheless, it's our annual Newsmakers of the year round-up for those McGill folks, past and present, who made a splash in the world's media, from Leno to La Presse.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Reinventing the wheelchair

Linghua Kong's thesis project is on new product development, something the mechanical engineering doctoral student already knows much about. Kong has already won awards for a cost effective electric wheelchair that will increase mobility for people who rely on these machines.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Nobel laureate to lecture at McGill

Joseph Taylor, a research star who researches stars (and won a Nobel in the process) comes to McGill.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Heart-stopping crimes

Tuesday Night Café commits Crimes of the Heart.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

The human voice of tears

Daniel Taylor tears into tears with a performance of John Dowland's Lachrimae.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Browsing

PhD comics explores the tragicomic world of graduate studies.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

Keeping that New Year's resolution

Jill Barker gives some New Year's getting fit tips.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2004

The business of world hunger

An American cow earns three dollars a day in subsidies, but half the world’s farmers earn less than two dollars a day. Indian food and trade policy analyst Devinder Sharma spoke at Macdonald campus about the inequities of the global trade system.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Computing weather

Welcome to the new math: Martin Gander hopes to improve the number crunching behind the science of weather forecasting.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Waste into want: rural innovations come to the city

Suzelle Barrington has developed a way to reduce the odour of farm waste, and she wants to bring her composting techniques to the city.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

New solutions crystallize for malaria research

Chemistry professor Scott Bohle has helped solve a medical mystery – how exactly anti-malaria drugs work. The breakthrough could help develop better treatments for a disease that infects 300-million people a year.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Senate report

Senate discussed reducing the size of the Board of Governors.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Town hall meeting

Managers vented their concerns at the annual MForum Town Hall.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003