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Introducing: BoarCroc, RatCroc, DogCroc, DuckCroc and PancakeCroc

Five ancient crocs, one with teeth like boar tusks and another with a snout like a duck's bill, have been discovered in the Sahara by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Paul Sereno and McGill Professor Hans Larsson.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2009

Beacon from the cosmic dark ages: Researchers discover most distant stellar object known

13-billion year-old supernova exploded early in universe's life

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Published on : 29 Oct 2009

Instructions for submission of NSERC Discovery Grant and Research Tools and Instruments Grants

Instructions for submission of NSERC Discovery Grant and Research Tools and Instruments Grants This is to inform you that the Research Grants Office no longer requires paper copies of NSERC applications. For the upcoming competition period, the following submission procedures have been adopted. Applications are submitted via the NSERC online system to RGO for approval to NSERC. In order to

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Published on : 01 Oct 2009

SSHRC online system will be shut down end Saturday Sep. 12/early Sunday Sep. 13

The SSHRC online system will be shut down end of Saturday/early Sunday https://webapps.nserc.ca/SSHRC/faces/logon.jsp?lang=en_CA

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Published on : 10 Sep 2009

Diabetes advance: Researchers find gene that causes resistance to insulin

Discovery is first gene known to affect how insulin works, not how it is produced

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Published on : 08 Sep 2009

CIHR September 2009 Operating Grant Competition

CIHR September 2009 Operating Grant Competition Research Grants Office McGill University Deadlines: CIHR Registration: Monday, August 17, 2009 (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 sig

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Published on : 17 Aug 2009

(UPDATE) RGO Standard Research Grants Guide NOW AVAILABLE

ATTENTION: MCGILL RESEARCHERS APPLYING FOR A SSHRC STANDARD RESEARCH GRANT in October 2009 The McGill RGO Guide to Preparing a SSHRC Standard Research Grant 2010 PDF is now available for applicants. This guide clarifies the procedure for electronic submission and RGO Deadlines, how to have your grant reviewed, helpful information about McGill rates for paying students, important URLs and link

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Published on : 17 Aug 2009

Heavy drinkers face significantly increased cancer risk

Montreal study links heavy consumption of beer and spirits to six different cancers

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Published on : 03 Aug 2009

SSHRC – SESSION FOR DESAUTELS FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT

SSHRC – SESSION FOR DESAUTELS FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT GETTING YOUR GRANT: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS Each session will give an overview of the program, the peer review process, and strategies for grant writing and preparing your grant. Both will be followed by a Q & A session. Session A will address Standard Research Grants specifically and should be useful for new scholars, first-time applicant

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Published on : 28 Jul 2009

Study reveals major genetic differences between blood and tissue cells

Important questions raised about genetic research based only on blood samples; new treatment in vascular disease foreseen at the same time

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Published on : 15 Jul 2009

Towards explanation for Crohn's disease?

An innovative study at the Research Institute of the MUHC has brought us closer to an explanation for Crohn's disease

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Published on : 09 Jul 2009

McGill-Oxford join in neuroscience partnership

Two of the world’s leading centres in neuroscience, McGill University and the University of Oxford, have established an important partnership to broaden understanding of the human brain and take research to new heights.

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Published on : 03 Jul 2009

A new weapon in the war against HIV-AIDS: combined antiviral and targeted chemotherapy

A discovery by a team of Canadian and American researchers could provide new ways to fight HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine, HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted chemotherapy and current Highly Active Retroviral (HAART) treatments.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2009