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Dr. Nancy Heath interviewed by CTV National News

Thu, 2014-11-20 16:13

Dr. Nancy Heath of our Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology was recently interviewed by CTV National News about self-harm cases in Canada. Dr. Heath was asked to comment on a recent report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) that found a rise in incidents of intentional self-harm related hospitalizations over the past five years.

To view the 12-minute videoclip, please click here.

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37th OSLER LECTURE: Margaret Lock with "The Alzheimer Enigma in an Aging World"

Wed, 2014-11-05 18:00 - 19:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Charles F. Martin Amphitheatre, 5th Floor (Rm 504)

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Damien Silès named Executive Director of QI

Mon, 2014-06-30 13:24

The Quartier de l’innovation de Montréal (QI) is proud to announce the appointment of Damien Silès as Executive Director. Mr. Silès, who is currently serving as General Manager of the Société de développement social de Ville-Marie, will take up his duties with the QI on July 16, 2014. 

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Malaysian Airlines: message of condolences

Mon, 2014-03-24 16:14

McGill University wishes to express its deepest condolences to the relatives and friends of the passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, who included McGill graduate Muktesh Mukherjee, 42, and his wife Xiaomo Bai, 37.

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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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McGill salutes the memory of Nelson Mandela

Fri, 2013-12-06 14:19

On behalf of the McGill University community, H. Arnold Steinberg, Chancellor, and Prof. Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, extend condolences to the family of Nelson Mandela and to the people of South Africa, including McGill’s South African staff and students.

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McGill welcomes the official creation of the MESRST

Thu, 2013-12-05 16:27

McGill University welcomed today the adoption of the law on the ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie (MESRST), which will allow the official creation of the ministry.

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Library acquires important collection on Voltaire

Exhibit of sampling of the J. Patrick Lee Voltaire Collection runs from October 27 to January 31
Thu, 2013-10-24 13:30

The McGill Library will celebrate the recent acquisition of the J. Patrick Lee Voltaire Collection by launching on Sunday, Oct. 27 an exhibit presenting a sampling of the collection. Belonging to the late, eminent Voltaire scholar J. Patrick Lee, the collection of books and manuscripts by and about Voltaire includes 1,994 items representing 3,189 volumes. In addition to the large number of older editions and more recent editions of Voltaire’s work, in different languages, the collection includes an ensemble of manuscripts and letters written or received by Voltaire. The collection, acquired thanks to the generosity of numerous donors, also includes over 1,000 books published in the 18th century.

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New partnership with Chinese university

McGill partners with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, one of the largest in the world with a telecommunications focus
Tue, 2013-10-22 14:46

McGill signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing on October 15 with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, as part of the celebrations around the 15th anniversary of the Quebec Government’s Office in Beijing and of a mission to China by Jean-François Lisée, Minister of International Relations, the Francophonie and External Trade.

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