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Media advisory: Co-ordinator of UN high-level task force to open McGill Food Security Conference

Thu, 2010-10-14 09:15

Dr. David Nabarro, Assistant Secretary-General at the United Nations and co-ordinator of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis, will deliver the keynote address at the opening evening of the Third McGill Conference on Global Food Security on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 5 p.m., at Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield St. in Montreal.

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Contact: Tamarah Feder
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Listening to ancient colours

Thu, 2010-09-02 12:00

A team of McGill chemists have discovered that a technique known as photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy could be used to identify the composition of pigments used in art work that is decades or even centuries old.

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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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McGill partners with leading Swiss neuroscience research group

Mon, 2010-10-04 12:00

Building on its worldwide reputation as a leader in neuroscience research, McGill University today joined with two leading Swiss research institutions – the University of Zurich (UZH) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) – to enhance neuroscience research.

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Contact: Douglas Sweet
Organization: Media Relations, McGill
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Office Phone: 514 398-6752
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Provocative new Montreal study probes link between breast cancer and air pollution

Wed, 2010-10-06 12:00

Air pollution has already been linked to a range of health problems. Now, a ground-breaking new study suggests pollution from traffic may put women at risk for another deadly disease.

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: Public Affairs and Strategic Planning, MUHC
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Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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$12 million to be invested in genome research at McGill

Tue, 2010-10-12 12:00

The Government of Quebec has offered to match funding for new genome research at McGill, to the tune of approximately $6 million dollars. The rest of the project funds will come from a variety of sources.

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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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Canadian leads publishing of first results from Large Hadron Collider

Tue, 2010-10-12 12:00

Researchers used Einstein's famous E=mc2 equation and the Large Hadron Collider to recreate a miniature version of the event at the origins of our Universe. Dr. Andreas Warburton of McGill's Department of Physics made leading contributions to the analysis of data from the experiment, known as "ATLAS," meaning the findings have a special significance for Canadian science.

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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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Bedouin tribe reveals secrets to McGill's GA-JOE

Fri, 2010-10-01 14:00

As part of McGill's "RaDiCAL" project (Rare Disease Consortium for Autosomal Loci), collaborators in Qatar conducted field research with three patients from biologically interrelated Bedouin families, and sent samples to Canada for analysis by GA JOE – a high-tech genome analyzing machine.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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An innovative medical education program in Outaouais: integrated externship

Thu, 2010-09-30 12:00

The Outaouais Health Campus, McGill University and their partners are happy to announce the inauguration of a new decentralized predoctoral medical education program: integrated externship. The first cohort, composed of nine students, arrived this August to pursue their medical education. The program combines clinical exposure, teaching and learning by clinical reasoning.

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Contact: Marie-France Bégis
Organization: Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de l’Outaouais
Office Phone: 819-776-7650
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McGill announces three senior appointments

Wed, 2010-09-29 15:30

One of North America’s leading librarians, a veteran operations executive and a top Canadian researcher/research administrator join leadership team.

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Contact: Doug Sweet
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Office Phone: 514 398-6752
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Media advisory: Dr. Muhammad Yunus to present ‘social business’ vision at McGill University

Tue, 2010-09-28 12:00

Nobel Peace Prize recipient allies with McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations
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Office Phone: 514 398-4201
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