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Important Update from the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations -- New “Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Checklist”

In an ongoing effort to improve our processes to the research community, the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations (OVPRIR) is pleased to introduce a new Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Checklist.

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Published on : 13 Apr 2010

Only known living population of rare dwarf lemur found

Elusive species "rediscovered" a century after first sighting

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Published on : 08 Apr 2010

Request for feedback on revised SSHRC program architecture

SSHRC is in the process of renewing its program architecture to create a simpler, more flexible and effective system of application and assessment.

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Published on : 04 Mar 2010

IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE VICE-PRINCIPAL, RESEARCH & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE VICE-PRINCIPAL, RESEARCH & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS As part of our on-going efforts to restructure the service units (formerly OIR/OTT/RGO/SURF) under one new umbrella of the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR), the international team has been re-located to the James Building. The former Office of International Research (OIR) and the former Research Grant

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Published on : 15 Feb 2010

McGill discovery offers hope in diabetes

Another step on the road to a cure for diabetes may give hope to the world’s 171 million diabetes sufferers, thanks to collaboration between teams from McGill University and the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF).

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Published on : 10 Feb 2010

Some morbidly obese people are missing genes, new research shows

A small but significant proportion of morbidly obese people are missing a section of their DNA, according to research published today in Nature.

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Published on : 03 Feb 2010

Double agent: glial cells can protect or kill neurons, vision

Scientists have identified a double agent in the eye that, once triggered, can morph from neuron protector to neuron killer. The discovery has significant health implications since the neurons killed through this process results in vision loss and blindness.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2010

Retail meat linked to urinary tract infections: strong new evidence

McGill researcher discovers strong evidence of link between eating contaminated chicken and the E. coli that cause urinary tract infection

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Published on : 20 Jan 2010

McGill-CHUM study: 56 per cent of young adults in a new sexual relationship infected with HPV

A groundbreaking study of couples, led by Professor Eduardo Franco found more than half (56 per cent) of young adults in a new sexual relationship were infected with human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Published on : 14 Jan 2010

Québec Science gives top marks to McGill, Douglas and JGH researchers

McGill scientists garner three of the magazine's top 10 discoveries for 2009

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Published on : 11 Jan 2010

CIHR March 2010 Operating Grant Competition

CIHR March 2010 Operating Grant Competition Research Grants Office McGill University Deadlines: CIHR Registration: Monday, February 1st, 2010 (via ResearchNet). Registration is mandatory and late registrations are not accepted by CIHR. The Nominated PI completes and submits the registration form online in ResearchNet. RGO is not involved in the registration process as University signatu

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Published on : 08 Jan 2010

JGH discovery opens door to new treatments for prostate, brain and skin cancers

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of runaway protein synthesis in cells

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Published on : 07 Jan 2010

Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations (OVPRIR) new service "Subscription to Funding Opportunities"

In an ongoing effort to improve our processes and service delivery to the research community, the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations (OVPRIR) is pleased to introduce a new service, “Subscription to Funding Opportunities.” Our previous practice has been to send funding opportunities to Department Chairs and Associate Deans of Research for redistribution to facu

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Published on : 19 Dec 2009

Ancient pygmy sea cow discovered

McGill researcher finds near-complete skull illuminating a virtually unknown period in Madagascar fossil history

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Published on : 14 Dec 2009