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Home sweet solar home

McGill undergrad architecture and engineering students help make up Team Montreal, an inter-university team ready to take on the big boys of the solar house world at the upcoming Solar Decathlon in Washington, DC.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2007

In memoriam: Ralph Harris: Devoted friend and mentor

Friends, family and colleagues mourn the passing of the much-loved Ralph Harris.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2007

What was the spark of life?

Leading scientists to wrangle with primordial question at Trottier Symposium

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Published on : 07 Sep 2007

Headliners: From collapsing downtown to Arctic meltdown

McGill earns props for going green; baseball umps are not colour blind; Montreal's infrastructure crumbles even more; hot time in the Arctic; and doing the neutron dance.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

McGill, ICAO to host aviation conference

From September 14 to 16, McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law and the International Civil Aviation Organization will co-host a major aviation conference.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

Our neighbour, the neutron star

Possibly the closest neutron star to Earth discovered by McGill and Penn State astronomers

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Published on : 20 Aug 2007

ICAO, McGill co-host global aviation conference

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law will co-host Aviation Safety, Security & the Environment: The Way Forward, a major worldwide conference and exhibition to take place September 14 to 16, 2007, at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2007

McGill welcomes pulsar pioneer

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell looks back on discovery 40 years later

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Published on : 07 Aug 2007

How the brain responds as the beat goes on

McGill, Stanford researchers first to map neural responses to transitions in music

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Published on : 01 Aug 2007

Conference to celebrate pulsar’s 40th

Astrophysicists gather for five-day homage to neutron star

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Published on : 24 Jul 2007

McGill physicist and jurist awarded Royal Society of Canada medals

Macdonald and Kaspi recognized for outstanding contributions to Canadian research and scholarship

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Published on : 11 Jul 2007

Five McGill scholars elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

McGill University is pleased to announce that five of its faculty members are among the 80 new Fellows joining the ranks of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

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Published on : 10 Jul 2007

Toxicology Congress: Discovery Serving Society

International gathering to address how chemicals affect our lives

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Published on : 26 Jun 2007

P.O.V.: Becoming an instrument of (climate) change

Law grad Shelley Kath tells readers what it's like to be hand-picked and trained for environmental do-gooding by the guru of global warming himself, Al Gore.

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Published on : 31 May 2007

Colour pattern spurs speciation in tropical fish

McGill researchers discover that coral reef fish colour patterns are responsible for the emergence of new species

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Published on : 28 May 2007