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When Olivia White goes job hunting in a few years’ time after she graduates, she will be bringing a unique set of skills to the table. That’s because the 24 year old, who is pursuing an MA in urban planning at McGill University, has spent the last five years tree planting in northern B.C., a gruelling job that requires a lot of resilience.

Read more: The Globe and Mail

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Published on: 25 Oct 2016

Montreal law professor Payam Akhavan has risked life in conflict zones in globetrotting crusade for human rights

Read more: Toronto Star 

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Published on: 22 Oct 2016

(By Gil Troy, professor of history at McGill University, a visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution and the author of The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s) When I say to my students, “Donald Trump promises to…” they all shout “make America great again!”—even if most hate him. When I say “And Hillary promises…” I get a few “Stronger Together” replies, but mostly awkward silence. After three debates and 30 years in politics, Hillary Clinton’s political identity remains mysterious.

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Published on: 21 Oct 2016

Men and women are not created equal — women have a higher risk of some musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) than men. That was the message that Dr. Julie Côté, associate professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill University in Montreal, delivered during a keynote speech at the 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, held in Toronto on June 23.

OHS Canada (Canada's Occupational Health & Safety Magazine)

 

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Published on: 21 Oct 2016

According to McGill University's Victoria Talwar, there are two main categories of lies: deceptions that are motivated by self-interest and lies that are designed to benefit others. CBC News

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Published on: 21 Oct 2016

“The creation of world class cities comes at extremely high human costs.” Sarah Moser, director of the urban studies program at McGill who headed the study. Devex

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Published on: 19 Oct 2016

Episode 3 of TVO documentary “Striking Balance” tells the story of the history of Mont St. Hilaire and surrounding area, including McGill - Gault Nature Reserve - Mont St. Hilaire and the people involved in its conservation, including McGillians in the Monteregie Connection project. TVO Docs

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Published on: 19 Oct 2016

Op-ed by Robert Leckey, the dean of the Faculty of Law and the Samuel Gale Professor at McGill University. The Globe and Mail

 

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Published on: 18 Oct 2016

« For the past three years, the Ecofiscal Commission has been analyzing and proposing policies for Canada to address climate change. We take stock of recent policy announcements by considering the following six essential elements of an economically efficient climate policy. » Commentary by Christopher Ragan, an economics professor at McGill University. The Globe and Mail

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Published on: 17 Oct 2016

Article by Romola Adeola, Steinberg Postdoctoral Fellow in International Migration Law, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at the Faculty of Law. The Conversation

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Published on: 13 Oct 2016

Two students from McGill, Marianne Falardeau-Côté and Alan Chen, are featured in this list. Corporate Knights

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Published on: 13 Oct 2016

“Some of them are more theologically astute than others and some of them are more faithful to the church’s teaching than others." Douglas Farrow, professor of Christian thought at McGill. The Globe and Mail


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Published on: 11 Oct 2016

Victoria Talwar, associate professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, has done a number of studies on lying — most recently looking at how children from different age groups evaluate hurtful lies, harmless lies, tattling and confessions. CBC News

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Published on: 11 Oct 2016

Prominent Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, McGill University professor emeritus, has been named the first-ever recipient of the Berggruen Prize. CBC News

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Published on: 6 Oct 2016

“Metformin lowers the rate of living,” Dr. Michael Pollak, a cancer oncologist at McGill University in Montreal and author on a 2013 paper that reached this conclusion, told me recently. Motherboard Vice

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Published on: 6 Oct 2016

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