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Family dinners reduce effects of cyberbullying

McGill study suggests frequent family time protects mental health among adolescent victims of online bullying
Mon, 2014-09-01 16:00

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Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Increased water-recycling and improved irrigation techniques among six strategies identified as key to successfully reducing global water scarcity
Fri, 2014-08-29 10:23

Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world. In California, legislators are currently proposing a $7.5 billion emergency water plan to their voters; and U.S. federal officials last year warned residents of Arizona and Nevada that they could face cuts in Colorado River water deliveries in 2016.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Contact: Prof. Thomas Gleeson
Organization: Department of Civil Engineering
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McGill-led partnership projects receive SSHRC funding

Interdisciplinary projects use novel approaches to advance understanding of critical issues
Wed, 2014-08-27 17:26

Three innovative research partnerships at McGill University have received significant long-term investments from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) partnership grants program, totaling more than $6.8 million. Each project will use novel approaches to advance knowledge and understanding on critical issues of intellectual, social, economic and cultural significance -- from teaching computers to recognize musical symbols in images, to deepening understanding about text mining and the place of information technology within society.

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Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land

About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries.
Wed, 2014-08-27 13:06

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Alan Evans awarded major brain disorders prize

Thu, 2014-08-21 16:09

Dr. Alan Evans, a pioneering scientist who has helped map the human brain, has been awarded the Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize by the University of British Columbia. Dr. Evans is a researcher at the Montreal Neurological Institute and the James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Biomedical Engineering at McGill University.

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Jeffrey Mogil awarded Mayday Pain & Society Fellowship

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:13

The Mayday Fund has selected Jeffrey Mogil to be a fellow under the Mayday Pain & Society. He is one of six experts in pain management to receive the honour.

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Rosalind Goodman loses battle with cancer

Tue, 2014-08-12 15:47
Mrs. Rosalind Goodman

McGill University is mourning the passing of Rosalind Goodman, a devoted alumna, generous philanthropist, and tireless volunteer, who committed herself to energizing cancer research activities at McGill and to educating others about the disease. It is an illness she fought and survived in 2007, but one that ultimately took her life on Monday, Aug. 11.

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Two $ 40,000 scholarships to two outstanding managers

The EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal presents two $ 40,000 scholarships to two outstanding managers: Louise Richer and Manon Jeannotte
Tue, 2014-08-12 09:58

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Contact: Michel R. Filion
Organization: EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal
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Important advance in brain mapping and memory

Discovery sheds light on where visual memories are born
Sun, 2014-08-10 13:22

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