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Montreal Gazette - Recipe for megahospital has many ingredients

Whether you're baking a cake or erecting a multibillion-dollar superhospital, achieving top-quality results usually means following a well-thought-out recipe. In the case of the McGill University Health Centre's multi-facility project on the Glen Campus site, that recipe has been years in the making.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2010

The Globe and Mail - McGill gets the gift of time

Bob Rodgers had time on his hands on Monday. In fact, he had 10 o’clock in his right hand and his left hand on 3. The expert clock installer stood inside a cramped tower at one of downtown Montreal’s busiest intersections on a historic mission: bringing an iconic clock set and its Big Ben chimes into working order at McGill University – a piece of lost time, brought back to life in a digital age.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

Media advisory: Dr. Muhammad Yunus to present ‘social business’ vision at McGill University

Nobel Peace Prize recipient allies with McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2010

Striding toward a new dawn for electronics

A team of McGill University researchers have reported how to visualize and study the process of energy transport along one single conductive polymer molecule at a time, a key step towards bringing exciting new applications to market.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2010

Montreal Gazette - McGill grad touted for Nobel in physiology

A native Montrealer, Ralph Steinman, is among three Canadians being touted as possible winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine by Thomson Reuters, a company that uses research data to predict Nobel winners.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2010

The Globe and Mail - Dementia: Confronting the crisis, part 6

Insulin may hold key to 'diabetes of the brain.' Conventional wisdom has drawn a blank, Carolyn Abraham reports, so researchers are pursuing other ways to attack Alzheimer's. One that shows perhaps the most promise follows a trail blazed by medical science's most celebrated Canadians.

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Published on : 24 Sep 2010

National Post - On this day, Sept. 24 1906

Social scientist Leonard Marsh, who pioneered research into the Canadian class system, was born at London, England. Marsh came to Canada in 1930. He was director of an interdisciplinary social science research program at McGill 1930-'41 and an early member of the League for Social Reconstruction.

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Published on : 24 Sep 2010

Boston Globe - The gender gap: Learning why men and women experience pain differently

Learning why men and women experience pain differently… It’s only recently that researchers have begun to study the exact genetic, physiological, hormonal, and psycho-social factors that may underlie these sex differences.

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Published on : 27 Sep 2010

Montreal Gazette - Relax. Your java whitener is not about to explode

(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): "[...] And then I'm ready to tackle the interesting stuff -like questions about whether coffee whitener can really explode. Well, the answer to that, perhaps surprisingly, is yes!"

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Published on : 25 Sep 2010

ICAO and McGill co-host Pre-Assembly Conference on Aviation Sustainability

On Sept. 26 and 27, McGill’s Institute of Air and Space Law and the International Civil Aviation Organization [ICAO] will co-host Air Transport: What Route to Sustainability?, an international conference that will bring together international experts from governments, specialized organisations, academia, law, finance, as well as the aviation industry.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2010

Media Advisory: Pow-wow comes to campus

Singing, dancing, drumming and lacrosse will come to McGill University’s downtown campus Friday as the University and its First Peoples’ House present the ninth annual pow-wow on Friday, Sept. 24, on the lower field at the downtown campus. And the public is invited to participate, free of charge.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2010

McGill among best law schools for integrated common and civil law program

For the first time since Maclean’s magazine began ranking Canadian law schools in 2007, one school is perched in the Top Three of both the common and civil law school lists.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2010

Water management and malnutrition crucial issues at McGill food conference

Water management and malnutrition are the two key threats to food security that will be discussed at the Third McGill Conference on Global Food Security, to be held Oct. 19-21, 2010, in Montreal.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2010

New surgery training centre in Montreal

The Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, was at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University to open one of seven new virtual reality neurosurgery training centres that will be set up across the country.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2010

National Post - Professing truths about management

Today's teaching is overly obsessed with leadership and making management into a science that can be dissected, professor says. The names of Canadian business schools are well known. But those who teach in those schools less so.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2010