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The 13th Annual McGill Interdisciplinary Geriatric Seminar

Thu, 2016-09-29 (All day) - Sat, 2016-10-01 (All day)

A Global Approach to Chronic Illness during this Time of Change

Source Site: /familymed

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize

Tue, 2016-08-16 16:20

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. A panel of seven distinguished judges selected the following four papers among over 70 entries.

Source Site: /law

Gaming camera could aid MS treatment

Mon, 2016-08-15 09:52

3D depth-sensing camera shown to measure walking difficulties

A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

The Microsoft Kinect is a 3D depth-sensing camera used in interactive video activities such as tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windows computer.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute
Office Phone: 514 398 3376
Source Site: /neuro

We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University!

Thu, 2016-08-11 15:33

We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine! The role of Director aims to: promote the development and implementation of Global Health initiatives; create opportunities for teaching, learning and scholarly activities; and guide the Department and any individuals wishing to be involved in Global Health.

Source Site: /familymed

Dot-drawing with drones

Thu, 2016-08-04 11:36

McGill Newsroom

Flying robots could someday help artists create outdoor murals

You may have heard of plans to use drones for delivering packages, monitoring wildlife, or tracking storms. But painting murals?

That’s the idea behind a project in Paul Kry’s laboratory at McGill University’s School of Computer Science. Prof. Kry and a few of his students have teamed up to program tiny drones to create dot drawings – an artistic technique known as stippling.

Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Paul Kry
Organization: School of Computer Science

Secondary Contact Information

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

Global Health Night 2016 - Registration open!

Tue, 2016-11-01 17:00 - 19:30
New Residence Hall : Ballroom, 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

Global Health Night is back for its 8th edition!

This year, we will feature a panel of international global health leaders on the theme: " Our journeys in global health and our advice for young people".

Source Site: /globalhealth

Graduate & Postdoctoral 2016–17 info Live

Thu, 2016-07-28 17:50

Courses, programs, application procedures, and other Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies information for 2016–2017 are now available on the eCalendar! Browse to your specific academic unit via the Faculties & Schools overview.

Source Site: /es

Press Release: Maintaining a healthy heart through bile acids

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:06

Canadian discovery may soon lead to the prevention of cardiac fibrosis

Groundbreaking research from the University of Alberta and McGill University has opened the door towards the future prevention of cardiac fibrosis—a condition leading to heart failure for which there is currently no treatment.

Source Site: /macdonald