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A walk and a talk for Palliative Care Week

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

McGill hosts a special lecture and a fundraising walk in an effort to raise the public's awareness of the need for improved palliative care.

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The magic of mushrooms

Thu, 2004-05-27 (All day)

Professor Suha Jabaji-Hare is fond of fungus. The mycologist has developed a process to help farmers protect their crops from disease-causing growths, and teaches a course on how to identify different kinds of mushrooms, of which there are many.

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Kudos

Thu, 2006-03-02 10:30

Warren Chippindale is recognized for his tireless fundraising work for the MNI; ten researchers land new Killam Research Fellowship news; and three professors receive Sloan Research Fellowships.

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Dr. Rémi Quirion named officer of the Order of Canada

Thu, 2007-03-01 04:30

Rémi Quirion, psychiatry professor and scientific director of the Douglas Research Centre, becomes the latest McGillian to receive Canada's highest civilian honour.

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Accepting the dying of the light

Thu, 2004-03-11 (All day)

McGill's Asclepius Project, named after the Greek god of healing, seeks to promote whole-person medicine, alternately known as holistic medicine, which advocates for compassionate patient care among health professionals.

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P.O.V.: En tout respect de l'accord France-Québec

Thu, 2008-04-03 04:00

McGill's VP of Public Affairs weighs in on the uproar over the Quebec-France pact.

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Entre Nous: Tearing down the ivory tower

Thu, 2005-11-24 09:30

Registrar Sylvia Franke waxes poetic about the role of the Admissions, Recruitment and Registrar's office and how she plans to improve services.

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McGill AIDS fight gets $2.5-million boost

Thu, 2006-12-07 02:00

Using World AIDS Day as a springboard, the Harper government announced it was dedicating some $120 million in new funding for the global fight against HIV/AIDS. From that, McGill's AIDS efforts will get a $2.5-million injection.

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Muscles and space missions

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

If we're going to put a man on Mars we have to be ready for the effect of prolonged weightlessness on the human body – a subject Douglas Watt, director of the Aerospace Medical Research Unit has been studying for a long time.

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Headliners: Walking, wildlife, and worried rats

Thu, 2008-01-24 04:30

Walkies everyone, science superstars and lessons learned from trees.

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