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New Funding Program from Tourisme Montreal

New funding program offered by Tourisme Montreal to support international events in Montreal. For more details, please visit http://aidprogram.tourisme-Montréal.org/

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Published on : 07 Feb 2012

Supporting Innovation

The CFI awards more than $1 million to seven McGill researchers

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Published on : 24 Jan 2012

Marianna Newkirk Appointed CIHR Delegate

Dr. Marianna M. Newkirk, Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Medicine, has been appointed McGill’s delegate to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), as of January 2012.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2012

Back to the future: Supersoldier ants illuminate evolution

Researchers have discovered they can induce supersoldiers in Pheidole ant species that never had them before. These supersoldier anomalies represent dormant ancestral potential that can be invoked by changes in the environment. These findings are groundbreaking for evolutionary theory, because they show there is dormant genetic potential that can be locked in place for a very long time.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2012

Carole Brabant Appointed AVP (Strategic Planning and Research Development)

Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), is pleased to announce the appointment of Carole Brabant as McGill’s new Assistant Vice-Principal (Strategic Planning and Research Development).

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Published on : 09 Dec 2011

Researchers develop one of the world’s smallest electronic circuits

Discovery is of a fundamental interest for the development of future electronics

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Published on : 07 Dec 2011

Video game players advancing genetic research

Users of game designed by McGill researchers contributing to analysis of DNA sequences Thousands of video game players have helped advance our understanding of the genetic basis of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, over the past year. They are the users of a web-based video game developed by Dr. Jérôme Waldispuhl of McGill's School of Computer Science and collaborator Mathieu Blanchette.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2011

A new model for understanding biodiversity

Researchers develop a unified theory of ecosystem change by combining spatial modelling and food web analysis

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Published on : 21 Nov 2011

The public face of science at McGill gets a major boost

$5.5-million gift from Lorne Trottier secures the future of high-profile science outreach initiatives

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Published on : 08 Nov 2011