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Climate change adaption: a global snapshot

A McGill University-led group of researchers (TRAC3) are looking at whether progress is being made in designing initiatives and policies to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries. Their aim is to contribute new ways of monitoring the global climate adaptation process.

Published on : 09 Nov 2015

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a devastating illness that kills 90 per cent of patients with weakened immune systems or lung diseases.

Published on : 05 Nov 2015

New Trudeau cabinet welcomed

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Published on : 04 Nov 2015

The Guardians wins Cundill Prize

The winner of the 2015 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill was announced last night at a gala awards dinner held in Toronto. Now in its eighth year, the Cundill Prize is the world’s most lucrative international award for a nonfiction book.  The Guardians took home the top prize of US$75,000. 

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Published on : 03 Nov 2015

BEWARE: off-label prescription drug use

A new study led by researchers in Canada sheds light on the effects of off-label use of prescription drugs with the first-ever investigation in adult populations.

Published on : 02 Nov 2015

McGill tops Maclean’s 2016 Medical Doctoral ranking

McGill once again ranked first in the “medical-doctoral” category in student awards; budget spent on scholarships and bursaries; and social-sciences and humanities grants, relative to faculty size. 

Classified as : External, rankings, maclean's
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Published on : 28 Oct 2015

Our head movements convey emotions

Head movements play an important role in conveying emotions through speech and music. Let your head do the talking.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2015

$3.4 million gift from Dr. Yan P. Lin for new centre

A $3.4 million gift from McGill alumnus and long-time university supporter, Dr. Yan P. Lin, PhD’92, will establish an innovative interdisciplinary centre to explore the history and development of the fundamental ideas, systems and institutions which govern our lives.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2015

New hope for treatment of multiple sclerosis

A new study led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the MUHC, gets closer to identifying the mechanisms responsible for multiple sclerosis and makes headway in the search for better treatments.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2015

Two distinguished alumni to receive honorary degrees

Brodhead, Stoddart to be recognized for contributions in fields of international development, human rights

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Published on : 21 Oct 2015

New vision, new name for health care simulation

McGill University announced today a new name and vision that will position the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at the forefront of simulated training in the health sciences. Thanks to a $7.5 million gift from Arnold and Blema Steinberg, the Centre will be expanding its facilities, enhancing its technologies and broadening its scope of activities.

Published on : 21 Oct 2015

A new way to starve lung cancer?

Preventing cancer cells from growing by understanding what they 'eat'.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2015

Principal congratulates PM-designate Justin Trudeau

Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, extends her congratulations to Mr. Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada for the results of the 2015 Canadian federal election.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2015