Quick Links

External

McGill Expert Alert: Controversy over niqab in Québec

Wed, 2010-03-10 12:00

A Montreal woman has been expelled from a government-subsidized French class for a second time after refusing to remove her Muslim face covering, which the school says was necessary for the class to be effective.

Contact Information

Contact: Pascal Zamprelli
Organization: Media Relations Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-1385
Category:
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

Abbott Supports McGill University Nurse Practitioner Programs

Wed, 2010-03-10 09:30

Today Abbott Laboratories (Abbott) announced it will sponsor McGill University's Nurse Practitioner programs launched by the McGill School of Nursing of the Faculty of Medicine.

Contact Information

Contact: Eileen Murphy
Organization: Abbott Canada
Email:
Office Phone: 514-832-7788
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

“Avoid compensatory intentions when dieting,” McGill scientists say

Tue, 2010-03-09 12:00

Plans to make up for indulgence don't materialize

Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

McGill, Quebec biotech firm partner for new bone-disease treatment

Fri, 2010-03-05 12:00

Enobia Pharma taps McGill expertise in developing first effective treatment for rare genetic disorder

Contact Information

Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

Low levels of Vitamin D linked to muscle fat, decreased strength in young people

Fri, 2010-03-05 12:00

First-of-a-kind study by investigator at The Research Institute of the MUHC finds "epidemic" of Vitamin D insufficiency in young, healthy adults

Contact Information

Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Email:
Office Phone: 514- 934 1934 ext. 71381
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

McGill web partner Futurity expands to U.K.

Thu, 2010-03-04 12:00

The research news Web site Futurity, featuring discoveries from McGill and 45 other research universities in North America, has gained seven new partners in the U.K.

Contact Information

Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

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.

Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
Email:
Office Phone: 514 398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

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.

Contact Information

Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

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.

Contact Information

Contact: Doug Sweet
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-6752
Category:
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

$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.

Contact Information

Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: MUHC Public Affairs and Strategic Planning
Email:
Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: