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25 McGill-based Vanier scholars to research outer space, diseases and disorders, and social issues

Wed, 2011-08-03 16:30

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today the names of the 2011 Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarship recipients, including 25 McGill-based researchers from Canada and around the world.

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Home is where the healthy meal is

Wed, 2011-07-27 12:00

New study finds home setting nurtures better food choices

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Spare the rod and develop the child

Tue, 2011-07-26 12:00

Study suggests non-corporal discipline aids children’s executive-functioning ability

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Here come the medical tools of the future

Mon, 2011-07-25 12:00

From bionanomachines to neuroengineering, new McGill programs train students to excel in scientific fields

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Montreal researchers awarded for pioneering research into music and brain plasticity

Wed, 2011-07-20 12:00

The 22nd annual Neuronal Plasticity Prize of the Fondation Ipsen has been awarded to Robert J. Zatorre (Montreal Neurological Institute, BRAMS Laboratory), Isabelle Peretz (University of Montreal, BRAMS Laboratory) and Helen J. Neville (University of Oregon, Eugene, USA), for their pioneering research in the domain of “Music and Brain Plasticity.”

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No room for inaccuracy in the brain

Wed, 2011-07-20 12:00

Dr. Ed Ruthazer is a mapmaker but, his landscape is the developing brain - specifically the neuronal circuitry, which is the network of connections between nerve cells. His research at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital reveals the brain as a dynamic landscape where connections between nerves are plastic, changing and adapting to the demands of the environment.

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A toothy grin only a palaeontologist could love

Tue, 2011-07-19 12:00

To McGill palaeontology professor Hans Larsson, his graduate student Felipe Montefeltro and Professor Max Langer of the University of Sao Paulo, a recently discovered crocodile fossil head looks like a dog. To the rest of us – as well as croc’s prey of the day – it looks like a ferocious toothy nightmare.

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McGill Law places 12th in the world in QS World University Rankings

Wed, 2011-07-06 11:30

McGill University’s Faculty of Law has been ranked 12th among the world’s law schools by the respected QS World University Rankings – Social Sciences for 2011. These rankings reflect a combination of academic reputation, employer reputation and citations by academics.

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Creative ideas to tackle disease, child labour among innovative projects rewarded

Wed, 2011-06-29 12:45

Creative ideas to tackle disease, child labour among innovative projects rewarded

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McGill entrepreneurs create socially innovative startups

Tue, 2011-06-28 12:00

Reaching out to artists in Haiti, the homeless in Montreal

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