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Parasites and the evolution of primate culture

Study examines ‘costs’ of innovation, learning from others
Wed, 2014-12-03 10:15

Learning from others and innovation have undoubtedly helped advance civilization. But these behaviours can carry costs as well as benefits. And a new study by an international team of evolutionary biologists sheds light on how one particular cost – increased exposure to parasites – may affect cultural evolution in non-human primates.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Canadian Government supports CEIM’s Innovation Project

New partnership with the Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal to help incubate and grow McGill-based start-ups
Mon, 2014-11-10 14:06

The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture) was at Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal this morning to announce a funding contribution of up to $ 6.2 million over the next five years to support the launch of CEIM’s Québec Innovation project.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Destination Europe Conference

Mon, 2014-09-08 09:00 - 12:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

Online Registration is now open (There is no charge for participation, but prior registration is required.)

Destination Europe events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers, from anywhere in the world, interested in working there or cooperating with European researchers.  

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Contact: Kally Walsh
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: (514) 398-3181
Source Site: /research

Research and International Relations: Improved Collaboration and Service

Wed, 2013-05-15 11:20

Dr. Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), is pleased to announce that three leading McGill researchers have joined the Research and International Relations (RIR) leadership team:

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24 Hours of Innovation

Fri, 2013-05-03 15:36

Consider it a cram session for change.

Starting at 9 a.m. on May 21 (in Montreal at least), some of the world’s brightest young thinkers will have one short day to create, develop, and pitch solutions to some of society’s stickiest problems. This is the 24h de l’Innovation competition.

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