Research

In 2007, a treasure hunting company found a 19th Century shipwreck in the Atlantic, off the coast of Portugal. The company, Odyssey Marine Exploration, claimed property of the shipwreck and its cargo, some 600,000 silver and gold coins.

Classified as: Research, Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes, trial, Yves Winter
Published on: 5 Dec 2014

I want to take this opportunity to honour and thank Ann C. Macaulay, CM MD FCFP, who was the founding Director of Participatory Research at McGill, for her decades of service and commitment to primary care and community health.  I am delighted that Ann continues on in our Department as Professor of Family Medicine and that we will continue to benefit from her mentoring, expertise, and experience.

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine
Published on: 28 Oct 2013

I am delighted to announce that Neil Andersson MD PhD MPhil MSc MFPH, currently science director of CIET and visiting scientist at the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, has joined the McGill University Department of Family Medicine on October 1, 20

Classified as: Research, Global Health, Family Medicine
Published on: 23 Oct 2013

The Department of Family Medicine congratulates:

Gladys Osien

Title of award: McGill Faculty of Medicine MSc Internal Studentship

Title of research project: Investigating the Effect of Weight on Asthma Children in Quebec

 

Vasiliki Rahimzadeh

Title of award: McCutcheon Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship

Title of research project: Engaging Terminally Ill Children in Research of Self-Reported Quality of Life Outcomes: a Review of Established Methods

 

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine
Published on: 24 Jul 2013

The 2013 Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day held on May 31st was a real success!! This day was an opportunity for our residents to present their scholarly work as well as to meet with other residents from the different McGill Family Medicine Units.

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine
Published on: 2 Jul 2013

See Dr. Jeannie Haggerty's new editorial in the British Medical Journal based on this very interesting publication on Primary Care Systems published in the Health Affairs.

Editorial

Haggerty, J., Lévesque J-F., Hogg W. & Wong S. The strength of primary care systems. Stronger systems improve population health but require higher levels of spending. BMJ, 2013; 346; f3777 doi: 10.1136/bmj.f3777.

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine
Published on: 27 Jun 2013

The Department of Family Medicine is proud to announce that Dr. Charo Rodriguez is the recipient of the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Medical Education for 2013-2014.

The goal of this position is to promote excellence and scholarship in medical education at McGill and at the Centre for Medical Education by providing a 1 year stipend to a faculty member in the Faculty of Medicine to pursue research and scholarly activities in medical education. 

Published on: 25 Jun 2013

Both Dr Kirsten Johnson and Dr Isabelle Vedel were awarded the FRSQ Clinical Research Scholars – Junior 1 bursary.  This four-year FRSQ Junior 1 award is extremely competitive and only those who have excellent credentials are successful.  Kirsten and Isabelle received this on their first attempt! 

The Family Medicine Department now has 7 clinician-scientists and Ph.D. researchers who hold FRQS bursaries.  This is indeed a remarkable achievement.

Classified as: Department of Family Medicine, FRSQ
Published on: 2 May 2013

McGill University is proud to welcome four new Banting Postdoctoral Fellows who come from as far afield as Australia and Italy to continue their studies in Montreal. Their research ranges from the study of musical improvisation from the 15th to the 18th century to working on DNA nanostructure interfaces. The Honourable Gary  Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced the latest recipients of Canada's most prestigious postdoctoral awards at an event held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario earlier today.

Classified as: Banting Fellowships, Research and Discovery
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Published on: 13 Sep 2012

McGill University is proud to welcome four new Banting Postdoctoral Fellows who come from as far afield as Australia and Italy to continue their studies in Montreal. Their research ranges from the study of musical improvisation from the 15th to the 18th century to working on DNA nanostructure interfaces. The Honourable Gary  Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced the latest recipients of Canada's most prestigious postdoctoral awards at an event held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario earlier today.

Classified as: Banting Fellowships, Research and Discovery
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Published on: 13 Sep 2012

McGill University and Intellectual Ventures have announced a partnership that provides an additional avenue for McGill faculty to commercialize their inventions and discoveries.

Published on: 7 Aug 2012

We’ve known for a while that the vestibular system in the inner ear is responsible for helping us keep our balance. And while researchers have already developed a basic understanding of how the brain constructs our perceptions of ourselves in motion, until now no one has understood the crucial step by which the neurons in the brain select the information needed to do so.

Published on: 24 Jul 2012

Fourteen of the 156 new 2012 Vanier Scholars will be attending McGill University, coming from countries as diverse as Australia, Belgium, Peru and the United States, as well as from Canada.

Published on: 3 Jul 2012

Two projects led by McGill professors are among the 17 that will receive a total of $28 million over six years to help science and engineering graduates add job skills to their academic achievements, thanks to the.Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) CREATE program. The two projects are the CREATE program in green chemistry led by Prof. Chao-Jun Li, and the CREATE

Published on: 26 Jun 2012

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