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Global warming ‘pause’ reflects natural fluctuation

Statistical analysis shows pattern consistent with pre-industrial temperature swings, study concludes
Mon, 2014-07-21 14:06

Statistical analysis of average global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 shows that the slowdown in global warming during this period is consistent with natural variations in temperature, according to research by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

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A breakthrough for organic reactions in water

Researchers discover way to use water as solvent in a reaction widely used to make chemical products
Tue, 2014-07-15 16:24

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New hope for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

A genetic variant conveys significant protection
Tue, 2014-07-15 09:51

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Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131 ext. 2769
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New treatment for a form of childhood blindness

Mon, 2014-07-14 13:22

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Organization: McGill University Health Centre
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2014 Killam Prize Lecture: "Cartographo Ergo Sum (I map, therefore I am): The importance of location to modern society"

Tue, 2014-10-28 17:30 - 18:30
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
D. R. Fraser Taylor

McGill is delighted to weclome D. R. Fraser Taylor, who will deliver the 2014 Killam Lecture in the Social Sciences. Dr. Taylor introduced the world to the power of cybercartography, an enhanced form of multimedia mapping using geographic information management, to deepen our understanding of socio-economic issues. In Canada, and around the world, his cybercartographic atlases have delivered new perspectives and a way to comprehend complex issues such as trade and economic patterns, international development, and the risk of homelessness.

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery

Thu, 2014-07-10 09:01

Brief pulse detected by Arecibo telescope appears to come from far beyond our galaxy

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McGill profs among ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds'

Two McGill professors have distinguished themselves with inclusion in Thomson Reuters’ 2014 list of the world's hottest researchers.
Wed, 2014-07-09 09:58

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William Tetley (1927 – 2014)

Thu, 2014-07-03 14:29

(Repost from the Faculty of Law)

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McGillians named to Order of Canada

Eleven outstanding individuals associated with McGill, including a former Dean of Medicine, a former director of the School of Nursing and a renowned economics professor emerita, were among 86 new appointments made Tuesday to the Order of Canada by Governor-General and former McGill Principal David Johnston.
Wed, 2014-07-02 14:54
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Damien Silès named Executive Director of QI

Mon, 2014-06-30 13:24

The Quartier de l’innovation de Montréal (QI) is proud to announce the appointment of Damien Silès as Executive Director. Mr. Silès, who is currently serving as General Manager of the Société de développement social de Ville-Marie, will take up his duties with the QI on July 16, 2014. 

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