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Neuro awarded over $15 M in CIHR funding

Tue, 2015-07-28 16:07

Researchers get inaugural Foundation grants for high-impact, long-term programs

Researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University have been awarded over $15 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The grants are part of a $675 million (CHECK) national funding announcement made July 28 by Minister of Health Rona Ambrose.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Source Site: /neuro

McGill gets $91.5 mln in CIHR funding

McGill health researchers land 24 of 150 inaugural Foundation grants for high-impact, long-term programs
Tue, 2015-07-28 14:10

Researchers from McGill University and its hospital-affiliated research institutes have been awarded $91.5 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Source Site: /newsroom

Windows 10: IT Services urges users to wait

Tue, 2015-07-28 12:41

Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10, will be publically available on July 29th. Since Microsoft is offering it free of charge for many users, and it includes several significant improvements, there’s a lot of excitement surrounding its release. This new version of Windows sees fundamental change to its look and feel, in addition to what’s under the hood. One of these changes includes the upgrade process itself, which is now simpler than ever. Early adopters of Windows 10 can upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 almost as easily as installing monthly Windows updates. 

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International Symposium on Human Immunity and the Microbiome

Sun, 2015-09-27 (All day) - Tue, 2015-09-29 (All day)
Montreal, QC : Montreal, QC

As a result of a partnership between Cell Press (Elsevier) and the CIHR Human Immunology, we are proud to announce the celebration of an International Symposium on Human Immunity and the Microbiome in Health and Disease coming up in September 27-2

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Exchange email problems

Tue, 2015-07-28 11:05

If you are using Exchange email, you might have difficulty connecting to your mailbox, or notice that it is slow to respond.

IT Services staff are investigating the issue; we apologize for the inconvenience.

Note: this does not apply to Office 365/Exchange Online.

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Shauna Van Praagh and David Lametti promoted to Full Professors

Tue, 2015-07-28 10:59

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors Shauna Van Praagh (on left) and David Lametti (on right) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on August 1, 2015.

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Practice doesn’t always make perfect

Study fuels nature versus debate
Tue, 2015-07-28 10:18

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than the adage that “practise makes perfect.” A music-training study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and colleagues in Germany found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for individual talent from the parts that are activated through training.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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Office Phone: 514 398-3376
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Source Site: /newsroom

The CEO Series: Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Tue, 2015-07-28 10:21

Interview by Karl Moore

Justin Trudeau is inextricably associated with his father, the great Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau. But, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t made a name for himself. Justin was also raised by two people—his father, and his Anglophone, Vancouver-born mother, Margaret.

Listen to the interview: CJAD, July 22, 2015

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Practice doesn’t always make perfect (depending on your brain)

Tue, 2015-07-28 09:51

Study fuels nature versus debate

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than the adage that “practise makes perfect.” A music-training study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and colleagues in Germany found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for individual talent from the parts that are activated through training.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Source Site: /neuro

Unleashing sustainability transformations through robust action

Tue, 2015-07-28 09:27

Authors: Etzion, D., Gehman, J., Ferraro, F. and Avidan, M.
Publication: Journal of Cleaner Production

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