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Right or wrong, aid partnerships are inevitable

An Op/Ed piece by ISID Director Philip Oxhorn published in the 19 March 2012 edition of the Globe and Mail.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2012

Cullen to science students: join the political debate

By William Raillant-Clark. As the Arctic melts and the petrodollars roll in to Alberta, scientists, politicians and big business are increasingly finding themselves in a policy face-off – and the researchers usually lose, according to Nathan Cullen, the NDP’s deputy environment critic. “These guys suck at this – they’ve come into politics from academia, and [...]

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Published on : 31 Mar 2010

Expert on reasonable accommodations

Jacob Levy, Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory in McGill's Political Science department and a member of the school's Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, joined The Globe and Mail online to take questions on the recently released reasonable accommodations report.

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Published on : 22 May 2008

Poli Psych 101

Professor Emeritus Blema Steinberg launches a fascinating new book looking at the pyschodynamic explanations for our leaders' behaviour.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2008

P.O.V.: The world's water: An overview

The Founding Director, Brace Centre for Water Resources Management, and current Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, gives us the lowdown on our favorite liquid.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

Notes from the Field: Gender and water scarcity

Alicia Suchorski, M.Sc. candidate in the department of BioResource Engineering, looks at her research based on water and gender issues in Barbados.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

Solving our water woes

Nathalie Tufenkji uses the Walkerton tragedy to fuel her drive to make water cleaner, safer.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

The false promise of "Blue Gold"

As water becomes the world's newest, hottest commodity, the question now becomes, whose water is it?

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

French immersion

Fresh off its triumphant inaugural summer last year, McGill's Quebec Studies program is back and it's bigger and better than ever.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

Universities: Key Actors in the Global Economy

Strong universities will be essential to Quebec’s success in a globalized economy, McGill University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum told Montreal’s Council on Foreign Relations Monday.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2008

Encouraging a Fair Vote

Conference to explore the role of the international community in strengthening electoral commissions

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Published on : 10 Mar 2008

P.O.V.: Women's journey far from over

The Director of the McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women gives her take on International Women's Day.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2008

Early warnings for international earthquakes

Conflict breaking out somewhere in the world? Chances are Poli Sci prof Michael Brecher knew about it long before CNN.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2008

Two McGill scholars awarded Killam Fellowships

Law and math researchers win coveted Canada Council for the Arts award

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Published on : 21 Feb 2008