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Charles Taylor wins Kyoto prize

Sat, 2008-06-21 07:45

Charles Taylor, world-renowned McGill philosophy professor has won the Kyoto Prize, one of the world's biggest cash awards. His Kyoto Prize citation extols his construction of a philosophy that "actively pursues the harmonious co-existence of diverse cultures."

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McGill experts to anchor China earthquake conference on June 21

Fri, 2008-06-20 12:00

McGill medical student organizes June 21 gathering on causes and effects of massive seismic event

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Contact: Julian Z. Xue
Organization: Conference Organizer
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Office Phone: 514-756-3249
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Organic Gardening

Wed, 2008-06-25 12:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Covers basic practices of organic gardening such as soil health, pest management and planting Members: N/C Non-Members: $3 to cover expenses. RSVP to annie [dot] beaudry [at] mcgill [dot] ca. Refreshments & Drinks included. Door Prize will be drawn

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Same drug, different results: MUHC researcher on the path to personalized medicine

Wed, 2008-06-18 12:00

Minor genetic differences between individuals change the effect of a common medication, study shows

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: Communications Coordinator (research), MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 843 1560
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Weight-loss surgery can cut cancer risk

Thu, 2008-06-19 10:30

Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity also prevents cancer: McGill/MUHC researchers

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: Communications Coordinator (research, MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Stomach-shrinking surgery cuts cancer risk

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Obese patients who undergo stomach surgery to lose weight may reduce their risk of developing some cancers by as much as 80 per cent, according to a study by McGill researchers that provides new evidence eating less could play a critical role in warding off the disease.

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Charles Taylor awarded Kyoto Prize

Fri, 2008-06-20 12:00

McGill philosopher one of two Canadians to win “Japan’s Nobel”

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Contact: Allison Flynn
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514 398-7698
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Science writing courses (graduate)

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Need help with your science writing? If you're like most scientists, explaining your research to others can be challenging. To help you communicate your ideas to specialists and non-specialists alike, Prof. Linda Cooper offers two intensive graduate seminar courses.

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Contact: Prof. Linda Cooper
Organization: Redpath Museum
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Office Phone: (514) 398-8545
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Two McGill Law graduates on the École du Barreau’s Honour Roll

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Slava Sinigerska, BCL/LLB’07, and Nicolas Leblanc-Langlois, BCL/LLB’07, were placed on the École du Barreau’s 2007 Excellence Honour Roll.

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Vitrification may make postponing motherhood easier

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Research out of McGill University suggests a new egg-freezing technique, called vitrification, is as safe as conventional in-vitro fertilization treatments and natural conception.

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