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Management professors receive major research grants

Professors from the Management Science and Information Systems areas were awarded research grants from federal and Quebec government agencies.

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Published on : 24 May 2005

Researchers give hair dye green light over cancer concerns

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) tomorrow, finally ends the long-running debate over use of permanent hair dyes and cancer.

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Published on : 24 May 2005

Those at high risk for skin cancer burnt by own behaviour

Those considered high risk for melanoma — the most dangerous form of skin cancer — are no more likely to sunbathe protected than those who are unaware of their risk, according to a new study conducted by MUHC researchers.

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Published on : 17 May 2005

Our ecosystem, our selves

The McGill School of Environment meets with the UN on biodiversity.

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Published on : 12 May 2005

Digesting the city landscape

Urban Planning hosts a conference on making a tasty city.

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Published on : 12 May 2005

Sex, gender and heart disease — MUHC researcher leads Canada-wide team

A new research project involving more than 30 investigators from across Canada has just been launched.

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Published on : 11 May 2005

MUHC investigators receive major researcher awards

This year, scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received 23 salary awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé Québec (FRSQ).

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Published on : 28 Apr 2005

Brave new world: Dean Buszard reflects

Macdonald campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue was created in 1907 to improve the lives of rural people in Quebec. That mission remains, but the cutting-edge technology has changed dramatically.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2005

Mapping cultures

Paul Yachnin launches his Making Publics project.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2005

Dr. Brenda Milner elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Brenda Milner, recognized as a founder of cognitive neuroscience, has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) and professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, is being honoured for her pioneering research in memory. Dr. Milner is one of 17 Foreign Honorary Members and four Canadians elected this year. In total, 213 leading men and women were elected to the 225-year-old academy.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2005

Funding boost for MUHC prostate cancer research

The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada has announced the awarding of over $1.2 million to Canadian researchers actively investigating the causes, cure, treatment and prevention of prostate cancer — the most common cancer in Canadian men.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2005

Football is a pain in the neck

According to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, football beats hockey and soccer for the dubious distinction of the sport most likely to cause neck injury.

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Published on : 15 Apr 2005

McGill's three Killam winners

McGill scored an unprecedented hat trick in this year's Killam Prizes. Computer scientist Luc Devroye, medical anthropologist Margaret Lock and biochemist Nahum Sonenberg each won a $100,000 prize in their respective fields.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2005

Scholars chew the fat

Canada is growing, and it's not entirely in a good way. Obesity is on the rise, and experts participating in a McGill conference say that diet alone won't solve the problem.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2005

Science and the entrepreneur

McGill graduate Julian Adams returned to McGill to share his experiences as a groundbreaking research chemist leading the field in anti-cancer drug development.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2005