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Donor generosity changes lives

Thanks to nearly 52,000 donors from Quebec and 44,000 others from around the world, McGill raises $1.026 billion to support students and research
Tue, 2013-06-18 09:30

Growing up in suburban Montreal, 2013 McGill graduate Martin Legault always had a passion for the environment. At McGill University’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, he put that passion into practice, gaining the scientific and practical skills to help address the world’s pressing food and water issues. But when it comes to understanding the complex social, cultural and environmental factors behind food scarcity, there was only so much he could learn in the classroom.

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Contact: Carole Graveline, Director
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
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Mother’s education impacts depression in her children

Fri, 2013-05-31 10:45

Children of women who did not finish high school were twice as likely to experience a major episode of depression in early adulthood as children whose mothers obtained a high school diploma, according to a new study by researchers at McGill University.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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$58 million pledge for Rossy Cancer Network

Wed, 2013-05-15 15:14

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514.398.6754
Mobile Phone: 514.793.6753
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A district dedicated to innovation

Mon, 2013-05-13 11:00

McGill and ÉTS launch the Quartier de l’innovation, an ecosystem for creativity in the heart of Montreal

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Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Associate Director, Media Relations, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
Mobile Phone: 514-884-1587 (cell)
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New chair enhances McGill ties to India

Thu, 2013-05-09 10:29

McGill University and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) have partnered in the creation of a new chair on India Studies. The agreement was signed recently during a visit to McGill by His Excellency Admiral (Retired) Nirmal Verma, High Commissioner of India to Canada.

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Contact: Julie Fortier, Associate Director
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New Canadian guidelines for treating fibromyalgia

Wed, 2013-05-08 15:39

Physicians from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), McGill University and the University of Calgary have published a review article in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) to help family doctors diagnose and treat fibromyalgia.  The article represents the first time researchers have published Canadian guidelines to help manage the condition.

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Contact: Marta Cyperling (Calgary – for Dr. John Pereira)
Organization: Media Relations Manager, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
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Office Phone: 403-210-3835

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Contact: Julie Robert (Montreal – for Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles)
Organization: Communications Coordinator, Research, Public Affairs & Strategic Planning, McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 71381
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24 hours of science / 24 heures de science

Fri, 2013-05-10 (All day) - Sat, 2013-05-11 (All day)

24 hours of science / 24 heures de science

"Science pour tous" is organizing the 8th annual 24 heures de science (24 hours of science) festival on May 10th and 11th. 250 science and technology activities are planned everywhere in Québec non-stop for 24 hours. Public and school groups are invited to discover the activities. The program includes conferences, excursions, animated events, exhibitions, etc.

The activities are of interest to the general public as well as for students.:

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Why does music feel so good?

Fri, 2013-04-12 12:57

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