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Lecture with Nobel Prize Winner Sir Paul Nurse - Trial and Error: The politics of science

8Dec201503:00
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Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

 

 

Trial and Error: The politics of science

Common gene variant influences food choices

If you’re fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

Published: 9Feb2016

25 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Twenty-five outstanding McGill researchers are being awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), as announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia.

Published: 9Feb2016

Location may be key to effectively controlling pain

By Cynthia Lee

Newsroom

In real estate, location is key. It now seems the same concept holds true when it comes to stopping pain. New research published in Nature Communications indicates that the location of receptors that transmit pain signals is important in how big or small a pain signal will be -- and therefore how effectively drugs can block those signals.

Published: 3Feb2016

Anonymous browsing hinders online dating signals

By Chris Chipello

Newsroom 

Big data and the growing popularity of online dating sites may be reshaping a fundamental human activity: finding a mate, or at least a date. Yet a new study in Management Science finds that certain longstanding social norms persist, even online.

Published: 3Feb2016

Social Business Creation competition

The Grameen Creative Lab, together with partner HEC Montréal, invites students to take up a unique opportunity and participate in the Social Business Creation competition. The competetion is structured as an online course that is designed to enhance students’ learning experience and help them develop their business idea into a real business. It offers a win-win platform that allows for bottom-up development.

Published: 2Feb2016

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