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Habitat corridors maintain biodiversity and healthy ecosystems in fragmented landscapes

Wed, 2010-03-03 12:00

Preserving habitat corridors, thin strips of remnant habitat linking disconnected areas of natural habitat, to create habitat networks is a promising conservation strategy that can sustain biodiversity and ecosystem processes, according to a new McGill University-led study.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
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Seeing the hidden services of nature

Tue, 2010-03-02 12:00

Following an intense study of agricultural ecosystems near Montreal, a new tool that enables the simultaneous analysis and management of a wide range of ecological services has been developed by Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne of McGill University’s Department of Geography, Elena Bennett of the McGill School of Environment, and Garry Peterson of the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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McGill congratulates Olympic medal-winners, competitors

Mon, 2010-03-01 12:00

It was a magical Olympic Winter Games for Canada and McGill is proud to be part of the formula for success. The University says congratulations and well done to all the McGillians who contributed to Canada’s amazing performance at the Vancouver games.

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Contact: Doug Sweet
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
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$300,000 CIHR grant awarded to Medicago, the Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University

Mon, 2010-03-01 12:00

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research have awarded a $300,000 grant for research focusing on the nature of the immune response induced by the action mechanisms of plant-made Virus-Like Particles to Dr. Louis Vezina, Chief Scientific Officer of Medicago and to Dr. Brian Ward and Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and McGill University.

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: MUHC Public Affairs and Strategic Planning
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Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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Canadian radio pioneer Fessenden commemorated with $1.25-million gift

Wed, 2008-02-20 10:30

McGill alum Dr. John Blachford honours his great-uncle, inventor of audio radio

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Contact: Mark Shainblum
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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McGill contest aims to cut red tape

Fri, 2008-02-15 12:00

University offers 10 prizes of $100 to identify roadblocks to good service

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Contact: Mark Shainblum
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McGill again tops Maclean's University Rankings

Thu, 2007-11-08 11:30

Ranked first among medical-doctoral universities for third consecutive year

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Contact: Michael Bourguignon
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Office Phone: 514-398-8305
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McGill athletes ranked second in CIS academic prowess

Thu, 2007-11-08 10:00

McGill University ranked second in the nation for academic prowess among its intercollegiate sports programs in the 2006-07 school year. The Department of Athletics produced 121 student-athletes who earned Academic All-Canadian status under Canadian Interuniversity Sport guidelines.

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Contact: Earl Zukerman
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Office Phone: 514-398-7012
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McGill first in Canada, 12th in world rankings

Thu, 2007-11-08 10:00

Times Higher-QS rates McGill best public university in North America

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Contact: Lisa Van Dusen
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Media, migration and a changing continent

Mon, 2007-11-05 12:00

Media@McGill scholar to address impact of technology on transnational communities

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Contact: Allison Flynn
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-7698
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