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Japan adopts negative interest rate

"In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan has introduced a negative interest rate. The benchmark rate of -0.1% means that commercial banks will be charged by the central bank for some deposits." (Source: BBC)

Published: 29Jan2016

Dr. Audrey Dangoumau winner of the Tony Proudfoot Fellowship

The Tony Proudfoot Training Fellowship in ALS research at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital supports promising young scientists at the master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral level who wish to undertake research projects that specifically focus on ALS.

This year, the winner of the Tony Proudfoot Fellowship is Dr. Audrey Dangoumau.  Audrey recently completed her PhD thesis under the supervision of Pr. Patrick Vourc’h at the University of Tours, in France. Her PhD research revealed the importance of SUMOylation in the formation of aggregates with SOD1 mutation.

Published: 29Jan2016

Des révélations contredisent Péladeau

 « C’est à cause de la loi du Canada et du Québec, qui n’oblige pas les compagnies à rendre publiques les informations sur leur structure [d’affaires] et sur la circulation de leurs revenus », a justifié Allison Christians, professeure en droit fiscal à l’Université McGill. Le Devoir

Published: 29Jan2016

Robert Leckey on Senate Reform

Homerun's Sue Smith speaks to McGill constitutional professor, Robert Leckey, about how the parties propose to "fix" the senate... or not. CBC Homerun

Published: 29Jan2016

Kathrin Rothermich – Social Communication

There are two levels to any conversation, what is said aloud – and what is not. Kathrin Rothermich, PhD in Cognitive Science; Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University, examines her research into whether or not you’re hearing the whole story. The Academic Minute

Published: 29Jan2016

Can Canada open up Iran without enraging its allies?

The political reactions to renewed relations with Iran will be a test of whether Canadian leaders, media and voters are willing to move past the foreign policies of the Harper era, said Gil Troy, a history professor at McGill University and a Shalom Hartman Engaging Israel Research Fellow in Jerusalem. iPolitics

Published: 28Jan2016

Anonymous, qui es-tu?

Gabriella Coleman, professeure d'anthropologie, dresse le portrait des pirates masqués. Le Devoir

Published: 28Jan2016

Dr. Mitch's five heart healthy habits

Article by Dr. Mitch Shulman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery. The Suburban

Published: 28Jan2016