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Green Chemistry Summer School at McGill

Thu, 2011-06-16 09:15

The American Chemical Society chooses McGill to host green chemistry summer school for a second time

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Contact: Julie C. Fortier
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Office Phone: 514 398-6751
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McGill University, IBM develop Quebec’s most powerful and energy-efficient supercomputer cluster

Tue, 2011-06-14 10:00

New CLUMEQ High Performance Computing Consortium huge step forward for research and innovation

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Office Phone: 514 398-2189
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McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine formalizes its agreement with the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal

Thu, 2011-06-09 12:00

On June 8, 2011, the Faculty of Medicine and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at McGill University presented a formal letter to the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), confirming in writing the long-standing arrangement for the supervision of the Faculty’s graduate students at the IRCM. This opportunity will now be extended to postdoctoral education.

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Contact: Lucette Thériault
Organization: Communications Director (IRCM)
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Office Phone: 514-987-5535
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Research Institute of the MUHC awarded $1.4M grant for Innovative Medicine

Thu, 2011-06-09 11:15

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) was one of three winners in the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ) competition 2011-2012. The RI-MUHC won in the category of Projects for innovative strategic development aimed at supporting projects essential to maintaining the competitiveness of a research centre.

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: Public Affairs and Strategic Planning, MUHC
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 71381
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Lifelong gap in health between rich and poor set by age twenty

Wed, 2011-06-08 09:45

Study led by McGill geography prof shows gap in health between rich and poor is set early and remains constant throughout our lifetimes

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: McGill Media Relations
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Office Phone: 514 398-2189
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Expert Alert: Quebec measles outbreak worsens

Tue, 2011-06-07 12:00

An outbreak of measles - a highly contagious respiratory disease - has affected 254 people in Quebec, and officials expect more as the virus spreads among people who have not been vaccinated.

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Contact: Allison Flynn
Organization: McGill Media Relations
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Office Phone: 514 398-7698
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Protein folding made easy

Tue, 2011-06-07 08:30

McGill researcher develops speedier technique for predicting vital process

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Office Phone: 514 398-2189
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Pierre Beaudoin and Heather Munroe-Blum will head up Centraide Campaign 2011

Thu, 2011-06-02 14:30

Montreal, June 2nd, 2011 – Centraide of Greater Montreal will be able to rely on two influential and dynamic leaders, Pierre Beaudoin, President and CEO of Bombardier, and Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, to bring their extensive know-how to bear in directing its 2011 fundraising campaign.

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Building a better dam map

Thu, 2011-06-02 08:15

The culmination of a four-year collaboration by a team of scientists from around the globe, coordinated by the Global Water System Project and led by McGill University’s Bernhard Lehner, has produced the Global Reservoir and Dam database (GRanD), a unique, geographically explicit, high-resolution global database of large dams and reservoirs.

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Contact: Allison Flynn
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Office Phone: 514-398-7698
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A Joint Message from Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum and MUHC Director-General and CEO, the Hon. Arthur T. Porter

Wed, 2011-06-01 16:45

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. David R. Colman, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, Wilder Penfield Professor of Neuroscience at McGill University and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience.

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Contact: Sandra McPherson
Organization: The Neuro
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Office Phone: 514 398-1902
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