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Water management and malnutrition crucial issues at McGill food conference

Thu, 2010-09-02 12:00

Water management and malnutrition are the two key threats to food security that will be discussed at the Third McGill Conference on Global Food Security, to be held Oct. 19-21, 2010, in Montreal.

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Your body recycling itself – captured on film

Mon, 2010-09-13 09:00

Proteins are made up of a chain of amino acids, and scientists have known since the 1980s that first one in the chain determines the lifetime of a protein. McGill researchers have finally discovered how the cell identifies this first amino acid – and caught it on camera.

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Contact: Maria Naso
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World’s first transcontinental anesthesia

Fri, 2010-09-10 11:00

Videoconferences may be known for putting people to sleep, but never like this. Dr. Thomas Hemmerling and his team of McGill’s Department of Anesthesia achieved a world first on August 30, 2010, when they treated patients undergoing thyroid gland surgery in Italy remotely from Montreal.

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Contact: Allison Flynn
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McGill again listed among world's top universities

Thu, 2010-09-09 11:15

Rated first in Canada, 19th globally in QS World University Rankings

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Contact: Douglas Sweet
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Prestigious Sloan Fellowship awarded to McGill astrophysicist

Mon, 2010-03-01 12:00

McGill University Astrophysicist Matt Dobbs has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. Dobbs, a Canada Research Chair in Astro-particle Physics, investigates a big subject: the origins and evolution of the universe.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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Babcock wins gold with McGill tie

Mon, 2010-03-01 10:15

The McGill tie has worked its magic again.

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Contact: Douglas Sweet
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Babcock wins gold with McGill tie

Mon, 2010-03-01 21:00

Mike Babcock (BE’86) coached the Canadian Olympic men’s hockey team to a heart-stopping gold-medal victory Sunday night, wearing a McGill tie sent to him in the closing days of the hockey tournament.

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What's to Eat?: Entrées in Canadian Food History

Mon, 2009-10-05 09:00

What do and did we eat? What do our food stories tell us about who we are or were? What's to Eat?: Entrées in Canadian Food History, a new volume edited by Professor Nathalie Cooke of McGill University, serves up twelve preliminary answers to initiate and nourish the discussion of food in Canada.

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Contact: Pascal Zamprelli
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Office Phone: 514-398-1385
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Three McGill researchers to be inducted as RSC Fellows

Thu, 2009-10-01 12:00

McGill University is proud to announce that three of its researchers have been elected as Fellows to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievements.

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Contact: Mark Shainblum
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New appointee to Order of Canada heads JGH Research

Thu, 2009-10-01 12:00

When Dr. Roderick McInnes takes up his duties this month, the Jewish General Hospital will be welcoming not only a new Director of Research, but a newly appointed Member of the Order of Canada and a recent appointee to a prestigious chair at McGill University.

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Contact: Mark Shainblum
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