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Education professor Dr Joan Russell's research on "singing culture," which is based on fieldwork in the Fijian Islands, offers an interesting perspective on music education in our society.
Research into the effects of economic liberalization in India shows that professional education is now available to middle-class females. This may lead to more equitable distribution of power between the sexes in this traditionally patriarchal society.
McGill researchers have developed a model to identify the appropriate and economically feasible set of actions needed to achieve Canada's Kyoto Protocol commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
McGill University professor Dr Brian Alters receives a three-year Lucent Technologies Foundation grant totaling $650,000 to improve the teaching of science in primary and secondary schools.
Mochtar Buchori, co-chair of the Indonesian Democratic Struggle Party and a close adviser to Vice President-elect Megawati Sukarnoputri, delivers a lecture entitled "Rebuilding the Indonesian nation."
Agricultural economist Laurie Baker and a colleague believe that adapting the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model as an alternative financing strategy will alleviate the financial burdens plaguing Canadian farmers.