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Lotteries encourage parents to give responsibly this holiday season McGill Centre teams up with the NCPG and industry partners to send responsible gaming message

Thu, 2010-12-09 12:00

The annual Holiday Campaign, through the collaborative partnership of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) highlights the risks of giving lottery tickets and scratch cards as holiday gifts to minors.

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Contact: Megan Larsen, Program Manager
Organization: National Council on Problem Gambling
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Office Phone: (202) 547-9204
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Major partnership establishes professorship in prevention of dementia and Alzheimer’s

Tue, 2010-12-07 08:30

Dr. John C.S. Breitner, renowned researcher and psychiatrist, to take lead on early intervention research

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Contact: Stéphane Dion
Organization: NATIONAL Public Relations
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Office Phone: 418-648-1233 ext. 235
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McGill researchers prolong worms’ life with banned herbicide

Tue, 2010-12-07 17:00

Findings challenge theory about the role free radicals play in aging

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Contact: Tamarah Feder
Organization: McGill University, Media Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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McGill asked to reinvent the wheel

Tue, 2010-11-30 12:00

Engineering professors and students working on new lunar rover

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Contact: Tamarah Feder
Organization: McGill Media Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Collaboration with metal industry earns McGillians top research grant

Fri, 2010-11-26 12:00

McGill Metals Processing Centre awarded $200,000 Leo Derikx award

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations, McGill
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Forget Farmville, here’s a game that drives genetic research

Mon, 2010-11-29 12:00

Des chercheurs mcgillois mettent au point un jeu qui utilise les mouvements des joueurs pour analyser les séquences génétiques.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations, McGill
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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From the birth of the Universe to the end of life, McGill’s Canada Research Chairs will cover it

Wed, 2010-11-24 12:00

Federal Industry Minister Tony Clement today announced an investment of $275.6 million to fund 310 new or renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) at 53 Canadian universities, of which $15.4 million has been allocated to research at McGill.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: McGill Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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McGill University to confer honorary doctorates on Robert Rabinovitch, J. John Cohen

Wed, 2010-11-24 11:15

Longtime Canadian public servant, renowned medical researcher and educator to be recognized at Fall Convocation.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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$3-million gift creates new Chair in Medical Education.

Thu, 2010-11-18 12:00

$3-million gift creates new Chair in Medical Education. Prominent McGill supporters join with The Molson Foundation to bolster training of tomorrow's physicians.

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Contact: Derek Cassoff
Organization: Development and Alumni Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-5459
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What if we used poetry to teach computers to speak better?

Thu, 2010-11-18 12:00

A better understanding of how we use acoustic cues to stress new information and put old information in the background may help computer programmers produce more realistic-sounding speech.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: McGill Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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