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Prof. Sarah Turner and Patrick Slack, a PhD candidate in our Dept, were just awarded one of four 2022 Social Sciences and Humanities Ideas Fund Awards, on “Understanding the effects of conservation efforts on ethnic minority farmers in Vietnam”.

Read the full announcement here: https://www.mcgill.ca/mssi/article/recipients-announced-2022-social-sciences-and-humanities-ideas-fund

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Published on: 30 Sep 2022

"The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is pleased to announce a new partnership with SPIRIT Club. SPIRIT Club is an online gym where with a membership you can access all of their live and recorded virtual wellness, exercise and fitness programming (e.g., yoga, Zumba, fitness, meditation, nutrition, etc.). The MS Society has secured a group membership with SPIRIT Club and by registering with us you will receive a link that will allow you to create a free membership account with SPIRIT Club, giving you access to all of their virtual programming.

Classified as: Multiple Sclerosis, MS Society of Canada
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Published on: 27 Sep 2022

Come take a look at our new books available at the Neuro-Patient Resource Centre - room 354. 

To discover our book collection, we invite you to browse our online catalogue

Classified as: Book Collection, Neuro-Patient Resource Centre, New Books
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Published on: 23 Sep 2022

Purpose is to understand post-COVID symptom evolution and impact on patients’ lives

As of Sept. 20, 2022, there have been more than 1.1 million cases of COVID-19 in Quebec. It is estimated that 10 to 30 per cent of cases will have lingering symptoms after the acute illness. This means that as many as 330,000 Quebecers may experience what’s become known as long COVID, or post-COVID-19 syndrome.

Classified as: Lesley Fellows, covid-19, Nancy Mayo, Neurology, Neuro
Published on: 20 Sep 2022

September 6, 2022 | The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced 102 new Fellows and 54 new Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists. Among the 2022 cohort are fifteen McGill researchers and scholars, including eleven RSC Fellows and four new Members, who will be inducted at the RSC Celebration of Excellence and Engagement on November 25, 2022, in Calgary, Alberta. The newest McGill cohort will join 238 McGill researchers who are currently RSC Fellows and Members of the College and 2400 Canada-wide.

Classified as: Jennifer Welsh
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Published on: 6 Sep 2022

Did you miss our feature in Neuro Communications last month? Get to know our new librarian Sabrina Burr!

https://www.mcgill.ca/neuro/article/patient-care/ask-librarian

Classified as: sabrina burr, neuro communications, ask a librarian
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Published on: 1 Sep 2022

Professor Mette Bendixen recently discussed how meltwater from the island’s ice sheet is loaded with the right kind of sand for concrete production—which further warms the planet, in the latest issue of Wired magazine.

Click through to the full article here: https://www.wired.com/story/greenlands-melting-glaciers-spew-a-complicated-treasure-sand/

Classified as: Geography
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Published on: 1 Sep 2022

Prof. Raja Sengupta and graduate student Alexander Lam are conducting a project using portable sensors to measure the impact of green spaces on the city's temperature.  Read the CBC article here.

Classified as: news
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Published on: 17 Aug 2022

The new McGill Urban Studies Journal, "Pulse," just released their first issue.  Congratulations to everyone involved.  Give it a read.

Classified as: Geography
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Published on: 7 Aug 2022

PhD graduates from McGill's Department of Geography go on to pursue a variety of roles across employment sectors.  This recent report from the Faculty of Science provides an overview.

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Published on: 4 Jul 2022

Tackling climate change and preserving biodiversity a key priority for McGill and Quebec

The Fonds de recherche du Québec announced its latest rounds of funding earlier this month in support of research, training, and initiatives to tackle major societal challenges—including climate change and biodiversity loss.

Classified as: Liber Ero Chair in Biodiversity Conservation, Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science, biodiversity, agricultural practices, agriculture, polymer, Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT), Fonds de recherche du Québec – santé (FRQS), FRQSC
Published on: 30 Jun 2022

In Policy Magazine's new Emerging Voices series by students, five Max Bell School MPPs were invited to write articles on issues important to them.

The fourth article is "A Plea for Greening Canada’s Housing Policy" about the housing and climate change crises wreaking havoc on the Canadian economy by Nimmi Hamid.

Classified as: mpp perspectives, climate change, public policy
Published on: 29 Jun 2022

Prof. Bernhard Lehner’s latest endeavors in mapping global rivers and catchments have just been selected as one of three feature articles in the current issue of Eos.

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Published on: 28 Jun 2022

In Policy Magazine's new Emerging Voices series by students, five Max Bell School MPPs were invited to write articles on issues important to them.

The fourth article is "Canada’s CANnabis, or CAN’Tabis ?" about Canada’s cannabis legalization review that was due in October 2021 - but it has yet to commence.

Nandini Paliwal is a master’s student at Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University and is a civil servant from India, currently on sabbatical.

Read the article here.

Classified as: mpp perspectives, cannabis, Cannabis research, public policy
Published on: 28 Jun 2022

In Policy Magazine's new Emerging Voices series by students, five Max Bell School MPPs were invited to write articles on issues important to them.

The third article is "Canada’s Huawei decision: Next Steps" by Sugandha Gupta. Gupta is a Master’s student at the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from the University of Delhi, as well as a Master of Science in Economics from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research.

Classified as: max bell school of public policy, max bell school, Sugandha Gupta, Policy Magazine, Canadian Politics, Huawei, mpp perspectives, MPP research
Published on: 23 Jun 2022

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