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AEISEC's practical idealism

Thu, 2005-05-12 09:30

The Canadian branches of the international science and commerce student organization AIESEC held their national conference at McGill. On the table were discussions about networking, internships and working with the corporate world for international development.

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Those at high risk for skin cancer burnt by own behaviour

Tue, 2005-05-17 09:00

Those considered high risk for melanoma — the most dangerous form of skin cancer — are no more likely to sunbathe protected than those who are unaware of their risk, according to a new study conducted by MUHC researchers.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Dr. Brenda Milner to launch the Governor General Lectures

Wed, 2005-05-18 12:00

Dr. Brenda Milner will launch the Governor General Lectures — a national series of the Royal Society of Canada.

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$10-million contribution from Bell Canada gives Montreal university-affiliated hospitals major boost

Thu, 2005-05-19 12:00

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) today announced that Bell Canada has contributed $10 million to the two Montreal-based university-affiliated hospitals through their respective foundations.

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Contact: Nathalie Moreau
Organization: Bell Canada Media Relations
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Office Phone: 1-877-391-2007
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Management professors receive major research grants

Tue, 2005-05-24 12:00

Professors from the Management Science and Information Systems areas were awarded research grants from federal and Quebec government agencies.

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MUHC scientists describe genetic resistance to rampant virus

Tue, 2005-05-24 12:00

MUHC researchers have defined genetic resistance to the widespread virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV).

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Contact: Ian Popple
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Researchers give hair dye green light over cancer concerns

Tue, 2005-05-24 12:00

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) tomorrow, finally ends the long-running debate over use of permanent hair dyes and cancer.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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First frozen egg baby born in Canada

Tue, 2005-05-31 07:30

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal is pleased to announce the first successful birth in Canada resulting from frozen eggs.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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McGill goalie Mathieu Poitras wins Guy Lafleur Trophy

Tue, 2005-05-31 16:00

The Montreal Canadiens and Molson announced today that McGill Redmen goaltender Mathieu Poitras, a 22-year-old native of Gatineau, Que., has won the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the Quebec university hockey player who best combines athletic ability with academic aptitude. The award is accompanied by a $6,000 bursary over three years.

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McGill grad Shaunna Burke is second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest

Mon, 2005-05-30 17:00

Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.

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