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The beat goes on -- in the brain

Thu, 2007-04-19 09:00

McGill's Daniel Levitin continues to garner media attention with an article appearing in last month's Rolling Stone magazine, the London Daily Telegraph's Sunday Magazine and, more recently, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. The producer-turned-neuroscientist Levitin is trying to understand why and how music moves us.

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How cells deal with uncertainty

Thu, 2007-04-19 12:00

McGill researchers use probability theory to demystify patterns of cell behaviour.

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Contact: Daniel Spitzberg
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Office Phone: 514-562-3296
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The MUHC steps up action plan to reduce its environmental footprint

Fri, 2007-04-20 12:00

On the cusp of the Canada Earth Day celebrations this Sunday, April 22, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) unveiled today the Environmental Policy it has developed in order to implement sustainable best practices into all aspects of its operations.

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Contact: Judith Horrell
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 71368
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Political violence, natural disasters and mental health impact

Tue, 2007-03-20 12:00

A Douglas-led team of world health researchers search for effective interventions for disadvantaged civilian populations

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Contact: Caroline Dusablon
Organization: Douglas Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131 ext. 2769
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McGill Q & A: Desmond Morton on the state of Canada's mission in Afghanistan

Wed, 2007-04-25 12:00

McGill professor emeritus of history Desmond Morton is a military historian and author of more than 40 books on politics, industrial relations and military history. He spent ten years in the Canadian Army prior to beginning his teaching career.

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McGill Islamic Studies prof named Carnegie Scholar

Thu, 2007-04-26 16:00

Research focuses on Islamist militancy and recruitment

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Contact: Michael Bourguignon
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Office Phone: 514-398-8305
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MESSAGE TO THE MCGILL COMMUNITY

Fri, 2007-04-27 21:30

We wish to advise the McGill community of a security breach related to student records stored on one of our file servers.

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Daniel Levitin to present at New Yorker conference

Mon, 2007-04-30 11:00

Groundbreaking neuroscientist among 40 leading cultural voices

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Contact: Allison Flynn
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Office Phone: 514-398-7698
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Language acquisition

Thu, 2007-04-26 09:00

According to Fred Genesee, a professor of psycholinguistics at McGill, a child simply needs to be exposed to a different language for at least 30 percent of his or her waking time to acquire it. This means that up to three languages can be learned simultaneously, although the learning process will be more complex, in particular for the adults doing the teaching.

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Book Launch: Garcia's Heart by Liam Durcan

Fri, 2007-04-27 12:00

Novelist and MNI neurologist Liam Durcan has burst onto the literary scene with his thought-provoking debut novel, Garcia's Heart.

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Contact: Anita Kar
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