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The Gazette: Montreal students among 1,300 heading for meeting of minds in Miami

Fri, 2010-04-16 12:00

Shannon Lockhart, U3 World Religions and Biological Sciences, will be among 1,300 students, drawn from 318 schools in 83 countries, invited to Clinton Global Initiative University.

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The Gazette: McGill grads Rachel Dokter, Yang Li and Sam Walker awarded Bill Gates scholarships to Cambridge

Fri, 2010-04-09 12:00

A music historian, a law student and a computational scientist from McGill are among five Canadians and 80 students worldwide awarded scholarships from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study at the University of Cambridge next year.

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The Irish Times: Music to get you in the mood

Tue, 2010-04-13 12:00

Music can have a profound impact on us, and this Saturday Daniel Levitin, professor of psychology and neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, will be in Dublin to participate in a workshop on music, the brain and health.

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Northern News Service: Shine a light on homelessness

Thu, 2010-04-15 12:00

McGill student, Julia Christensen is lauded for her work on homelessness in the North: "I would like to applaud the work of people like McGill University student Julia Christensen, formerly of Yellowknife, who has been working on her three-year doctorate study on homelessness..."

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The Gazette: Cathy Bushnell, Jeff Mogil and Mike Sullivan decipher the Pain in Your Brain

Mon, 2010-04-12 12:00

Migraines. Cluster headaches. Heartbreak. Where does it hurt and what can you do to make it stop? Some of Montreal's top minds in the field of brain pain will try to make sense of what's going on in your aching head of yours at a Scientific Café Monday, April 19 at 7.

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The Gazette: Fertile garden offers oasis in urban jungle

Wed, 2010-04-14 12:00

The garlic is already up, its green shoots poking out of the mulch in garden beds next to a concrete tower on McGill University’s downtown campus. It’s an urban garden that provides people, mainly seniors, with locally-grown herbs and vegetables, run by Santropol Roulant, Alternatives and McGill.

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Toronto Sun: Canadian scientist helps discover long-lost species

Wed, 2010-04-14 12:00

A Canadian researcher is among a group of scientists who have discovered the only known living population of Sibree's Dwarf Lemurs in eastern Madagascar. Mitchell Irwin, a research associate at Montreal's McGill University, along with colleagues from the German Primate Centre in Göttingen, the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar and the University of Massachusetts, found about 1,000 lemurs.

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Radio-Canada: A clearer picture of the brain

Wed, 2010-04-14 12:00

The collaborated efforts of the University of Montreal and McGill have allowed us, for the first time, to combine two techniques of cerebral imaging in order to trace a more detailed and precise picture of the brain of autism patients.

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Financial Post: The cure: better management; excellent administration is undervalued

Tue, 2010-04-06 12:00

Better management practices would improve Canadian health care, according to many experts in the organization and administration of medicine. From reimbursement formulas for physicians to the way we conceptualize health care, institutions, practices and practitioners must be transformed if our system is to become sustainable while providing excellent care.

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The Gazette: Quebec's health-care system has enough money; but it needs to reorganize its funding to reward innovation and efficiency

Tue, 2010-04-06 12:00

(Op-Ed by Wendy Thomson, Director of McGill School of Social Work): "With its announcement of what will ultimately be a $200-per-adult health tax and its plan to introduce user fees, the Quebec budget brought the financing of our health-care system roaring back onto the public agenda…"

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