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Message to McGill Researchers on Labour Disruption

Dear Colleagues, I write to emphasize with each of you that my office understands that research is one of the pillars of McGill and its standing as a leading university. We are all very proud of our research history, culture and strengths, as well we should be. As this strike continues, I am greatly concerned about the effects on morale and the resulting stress it is causing within our communi

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Published on : 18 Oct 2011

MUNACA/PSAC strike update: Back to the table; injunction extended

This afternoon, the parties are returning to the negotiating table. Meanwhile, the injunction granted by Quebec Superior Court limiting some picket line activities during the MUNACA/PSAC strike was this morning extended to Jan. 21, 2012.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2011

Feeding the world while protecting the planet

International team of researchers designs global plan for sustainable agriculture

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Published on : 12 Oct 2011

McGill University Benefits from Prestigious International Scholarship Competition

The world-renowned Fulbright program is an educational movement based on the principle of scholarly exchange between the United States and various countries from around the world. This year, a McGill student has been awarded a Fulbright to do research in the U.S., while the University will play host to four distinguished American scholars in the 2011-2012 academic year.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2011

Understanding the metabolism of the Arctic landscape

Thanks to a 4 year - $4 million grant from NSERC, the first Discovery Frontiers grant ever awarded, scientists from ten Canadian universities will now be able to collaborate with one another and with organizations from around the world to create a reference for the arctic land system. Geography professor Nigel Roulet will pursue his research into dissolved organic carbon in the Arctic waters.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2011

McGill Dances for Cancer Research

Check out the video made by some of McGill's top scientists, students, lab techs and dedicated volunteers at the Goodman Cancer Research Centre, who turned on the music - and danced for a great cause! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg1yw8D3glE Every hit raises money to advance cancer research at the Goodman Cancer Research Centre.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2011

Vacuum-like device makes cellular exploration easier

New floating microscopic device will allow researchers to study a wide range of cellular processes

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Published on : 20 Sep 2011