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Outstanding emerging researchers to receive new Principal’s Prize

Tue, 2014-05-27 16:01

By Meaghan Thurston

Two of McGill’s up-and-coming researchers, Brett Thombs and Jonathan Davies, will be awarded the newly established Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers, a prize created in 2013 to honour McGill’s researchers in the early stages of their careers. Thombs will receive his award from Principal Fortier on May 29, during the Health Sciences convocation ceremony. Davies will be honoured at the fall convocation ceremony.

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McGill researchers receive $3.3 million in Government of Canada funding

Fri, 2014-05-16 15:46

NSERC program aimed at enhancing skills of graduate and postdoc students, facilitate transition into workforce

By McGill Reporter Staff

Two McGill researchers will benefit from the latest round of funding from the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). They are among the recipients of over $14.8 million in funding announced today by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State for Science and Technology, at an event held at McGill.

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Harvesting water out of thin air

Tue, 2014-05-13 16:51

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions

By Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

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Search begins for a new Provost

Fri, 2014-05-02 16:39

By McGill Reporter Staff

With Provost Anthony C. Masi’s second term coming to an end in June 2015, the search has begun for his successor.

McGill’s Board of Governors this week approved the choice of Board members to serve on the committee that will advise Principal Suzanne Fortier on a suitable candidate. The Board itself will appoint the next Provost, based on the Principal’s recommendation.

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Paying closer attention to attention

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:15

By Katherine Gombay

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Pierre-Paul Tellier honoured for tireless volunteer work at Head & Hands

Thu, 2014-04-17 13:10

Recently Centraide handed out 14 Solidaires awards to honour the efforts of companies, community agencies and volunteers who, through their involvement, alleviate the effects of poverty and exclusion in Greater Montreal and improve the lives of the most vulnerable. These awards were presented at Distinctions, a recognition event held at the Montreal Science Centre in the presence of some 300 guests. The winner of the Solidaires Citizen Involvement award for 2014 was Pierre-Paul Tellier, Director of Student Health at McGill.

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Making the world a better place – in just three minutes

Mon, 2014-04-14 09:29

By Jennifer Johnson

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McGill awarded eight new Canada Research Chairs

Thu, 2014-04-03 16:14

By Meaghan Thurston

Eight of McGill’s top researchers have been awarded Canada Research Chairs, Minister of State (Science and Technology) Ed Holder announced on March 28. Four CRCs have also been renewed, bringing a total of over $11 million to the university in additional funding for research over the next five to seven years.

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Constitutionalism: A skeptical view

Top philosopher to launch new Constitutional lecture series

By McGill Reporter Staff

One of the world’s leading political and legal philosophers is coming to McGill on Thursday to launch a new lecture series on constitutionalism and the free society. Jeremy Waldron will deliver the inaugural lecture of the Research Group on Constitutional Studies lecture series Thursday, Oct. 4, from 4:30- 6 p.m. Waldron’s lecture is titled Constitutionalism: A Skeptical View.

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Royal Society of Canada honours 12 McGill researchers and scholars

By McGill Reporter Staff

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced 71 new Fellows this week, including eight McGill researchers and scholars from the faculties of Arts, Science, Law, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the School of Computer Science. They join the more than 100 current McGill-affiliated Fellows.

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