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Charles Taylor wins gold

Internationally renowned McGill philosopher Charles Taylor was awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's Gold Medal for Achievement in Research, the Council's highest honour, in Ottawa on Thursday night. For more information, please see the SSHRC website.

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Published on : 17 Oct 2003

New website for GIC

The Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre's new website provides information about GIS data, guides, collections and more.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2003

Alternative Press Index

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library has new databases, including the Alternative Press Index, a subject index to over 250 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2003

Desmond Morton - On Guard for Us: The State of Canada's Military

Recent reports say Canada is near the bottom of NATO countries in military spending, equipment is outdated and capabilities limited. To find out how well armed our forces really are, we turned to historian and military expert Professor Desmond Morton. He's written several dozen books on this nation's military and social history, labour and industrial relations, and politics. A graduate of Royal Military College who served in the Canadian Army for ten years, he was founding director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

New federal funding for graduate students

Graduate students in the Social Sciences and Humanities received new money from the federal government. Masters students will be funded from this level for the first time.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Sonenberg the science of translation

Nahum Sonenberg's work in translation control mechanisms -- the means by which our genes make proteins -- has taken him in interesting and unexpected directions, from cancer, to obesity to virology.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Chaos in the rain

Shaun Lovejoy is singing a different tune about the rain. The physics professor has shown how those raindrops that keep fallin' on your head do so in a chaotic pattern.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Five fantastic resources

McGill has launched a quintet of fascinating new databases, on everything from hospital architecture to Canada's fur trade, that are now available online.

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Published on : 25 Jan 2001

Treasures of Islam multimedia CD-ROM

Some of the world's most beautiful and rare works of art and design that appear in Islamic manuscripts are now available on a unique trilingual CD-ROM.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2000

Working together

Concordia and McGill universities have set up the Bilateral Working Group on Collaboration to explore different ways in which the universities may collaborate to improve services.

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Published on : 27 Jan 1997