Derek Wasyliw, second-year Master’s student in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is the recipient of the 2018 Physical & Health Education (PHE) Canada Research Council Emerging Scholar Award, and is PHE Canada's Researcher of the Month.
Initiative aims to expose high school students to opportunities in health professions fields
Partners agree to share resources, establish steering committee for closer collaboration
On April 20, 2018, Canadian, Chinese and Cuban neuroscience institutes strengthened an existing partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Chengdu, China.
Partners in the agreement include The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University, The Cuban Neuroscience Center, The University of Electronic Sciences and Technology of China, The West China Hospital, and The Tianfu New Area of Chengdu (TFNA).
The spring 2018 edition of Dialogues, the biannual newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has been published and may be viewed online here (.pdf).
Dr. Labib Girgis, who recently completed a Masters degree in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University, is a PhD student in our department. We are pleased to announce that the Master's thesis of Dr. Girgis was awarded a prize from the Quebec Population Health Research Network which will be conferred at their annual meeting in September 2018.
We would like to congratulate Dr. Girgis on this well-deserved award!
Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from McGill University and Université de Montréal.
The Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative is happy to announce the launch of its Neuro-Innovation Fund. HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept research grants, and funding from traditional investors (angels, venture capitalist, institutional investors). The Fund will provide technology development grants to support further proof of principle and/or add value to new technologies or inventions related to the research themes of HBHL.
Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is a high profile, high priority multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral initiative located at McGill University made possible with support from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). The HBHL Strategic Research Plan outlines the vision, deliverables, and overall goals of the initiative, and the research priorities of its four research themes.
This week McGill University announced their prestigious internal recognition awards for 2018. Among the awardees, recognized for their outstanding research contributions, were Faculty of Education professors Ratna Ghosh, Shaheen Shariff, and Eve-Marie Quintin.
McGill's Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, has produced a series of videos highlighting recent inductees to the Royal Society of Canada.
The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce the 2018-2019 recipients for Innovation Fund Awards. This annual $100,000 opportunity is meant to provide support for five projects formulated by membership targeting efforts in clinical innovation.
This year, due to quality and budgeting, the number of projects that will be funded has expanded to 6 in total. The projects that were selected are as follows:
Preventing Extremism through Educational Research (PEER), a research team headed by Professor Ratna Ghosh of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), have launched a new website at www.mcgill.ca/peer.
Canada First Research Excellence Fund's investment of $150 million in McGill University's Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) and Western University's BrainsCAN marks a pivotal step that will unlock the mysteries of the human mind and lay the groundwork for a pan-Canadian network of collaboration that promises to uncover new ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders.