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Political scientist Antonia Maioni succeeds Desmond Morton

Wed, 2001-06-13 (All day)

Political scientist Antonia Maioni will be the next director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, succeeding well-known historian and commentator Desmond Morton.

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McGill University committed to correcting gender differential in academic salaries

Wed, 2001-05-30 (All day)

McGill University has set funds aside to correct gender discrepancies in academic salaries. Principal Bernard Shapiro has announced that in 2001-2002, the first year of the program, $350,000 will be allocated specifically to correct the anomaly in faculty compensation arrangements.

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Sun therapy

Wed, 2001-05-30 (All day)

Exposure to vitamin D3 or sunlight may have therapeutic qualities in head and neck cancer, according to research headed by a McGill physiologist, Dr John White.

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Geographers unite!

Tue, 2001-05-29 (All day)

The multifaceted and intriguing world of geography will be at the forefront this week as McGill plays host to the 50th annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers from Tuesday, May 29, to Sunday, June 3.

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McGill University inherits the Noël-Vallerand Sound Recording Collection

Mon, 2001-05-14 (All day)

Mme. Diane Whilhelmy has given McGill University the fruit of her late husband's passion for music. Now, the Internet will allow users to enjoy, among other pleasures, Noël Vallerand's superb articles on Gustav Mahler on the McGill University Marvin Duchow Music Library web site.

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Moments to remember

Wed, 2001-05-16 (All day)

Nearly 5,000 students are set to graduate from McGill this spring during 10 on-campus ceremonies. What's more, McGill will pay homage to community leaders at its convocations by conferring honorary degrees on 13 individuals: from pharmaceutical titan Jean Coutu to Concordia Rector Frederick Lowy.

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The future of social democracy

Wed, 2001-05-16 (All day)

"From the start, the whole point of social democracy is to assert the primacy of politics over economics" says former NDP leader Ed Broadbent, who is co-chair with Desmond Morton, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, of the conference on: The Future of Social Democracy.

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The quality and performance of Quebec’s universities is threatened

Tue, 2010-09-07 10:00

McGill seeks a major reinvestment in higher education and a more modern approach to relations between government and universities.

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Researchers Identify Protein that Fights West Nile Virus

Sun, 2010-09-05 13:00

Yale and McGill University scientists have identified a protein that is critical in fighting mosquito-borne West Nile Virus in mice. This finding could have therapeutic implications for controlling the potentially deadly virus in humans. The study appears in the Advance Online Publication of Nature Immunology.

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Contact: Helen Dodson
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New study investigates use of soy-rich diet for preventing chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

Wed, 2010-09-01 17:30

A breakthrough study focusing on the benefits of soy in the prevention of chronic pain after breast cancer surgery has been launched by researchers at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University.

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Contact: Julie Robert
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