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Petrocultures 2014: Oil, Energy, and Canada’s Future

McGill Institute for the Study of Canada’s annual conference examines how oil and energy shape our national identity
Tue, 2014-01-21 14:23

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Nahum Sonenberg awarded prestigious Wolf Prize

McGill researcher recognized for pioneering work in biochemistry
Fri, 2014-01-17 16:34

Nahum Sonenberg, a James McGill Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre at McGill University, is one of eight winners of the prestigious Wolf Prize as announced in Tel Aviv yesterday.

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Michael Meighen named 19th Chancellor of McGill


McGill graduate and tireless champion of the University 
has distinguished himself in law, politics and philanthropy

Fri, 2014-01-17 08:54

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How metabolism and brain activity are linked

Study sheds light on why diet may help control seizures in epilepsy patients
Thu, 2014-01-16 10:58

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Taking on the “big data” challenge

McGill professor among recipients of internationally-funded Digging into Data Challenge
Wed, 2014-01-15 14:23

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Resisting the flu

New avenues for influenza control suggested by identification of an enzyme that plays a crucial role in resistance to the infection
Wed, 2014-01-15 14:06

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McGill Announces Winner of Bloomberg Manulife Prize

$50,000 research award to promote active health goes to Dr. Walter C. Willett – one of the world’s most influential nutritionists and a prominent academic in the field of nutritional science.
Wed, 2014-01-08 14:02

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Statement on the death of Edgar M. Bronfman

McGill University is mourning the loss of one of its most illustrious alumni, Edgar M. Bronfman, who died Saturday in New York at the age of 84. In addition to the BA he earned in the early 1950s, the University presented Mr. Bronfman with an honorary doctorate in June 2012.
Sun, 2013-12-22 19:49

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McGill Holiday story suggestions

(available Dec 16-20 only)
Tue, 2013-12-17 11:11

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Health spending: more efficient for men than women

Health expenditures show stronger association with gains in life expectancy for males than for females throughout the industrialized countries of the world
Thu, 2013-12-12 16:08

Health care spending is a large – and ever increasing - portion of government budgets. Improving its efficiency has therefore become critically important. In the first-ever study to estimate health spending efficiency by gender across 27 industrialized nations, researchers discovered significant disparities within countries, with stronger gains in life expectancy for men than for women in nearly every nation.

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