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McGill scholars win 3 of 5 top academic prizes

Killam Trusts honours work in health science, engineering, French literature

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Published on : 11 May 2009

Equality of the sexes? Not always when it comes to biology

MUHC researchers demonstrate that estrogen renders the innate immune system of women more powerful than that of men.

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Published on : 11 May 2009

Cell’s split personality is a major discovery into neurological diseases

Researchers at the Université de Montreal (UdeM) and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University have discovered that cells which normally support nerve cell (neuron) survival also play an active and major role in the death of neurons in the eye. The findings, published this week in The Journal of Neuroscience, may lead to more streamlined therapies for a variety of acute and chro

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Published on : 07 May 2009

Debt and Slavery: the History of a Process of Enslavement

McGill to hold international conference featuring address from Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka

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Published on : 04 May 2009

McGILL EXPERT ALERT: China bans imports of pork products from Alberta

China has suspended imports of pigs or relevant products from (the province of) Alberta in Canada, said the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine and the Ministry of Agriculture Sunday.

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Published on : 04 May 2009

Dr. Sam Daniel of The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC Receives Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award

The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is pleased to announce that Dr. Sam Daniel, Director Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, is a recipient ofCanada’s Top 40 Under 40 TM for 2008.

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Published on : 01 May 2009

McGill and MCH discovery of cancer spread mechanism picked as “Discovery of the Year”

Readers of Québec Science magazine have selected a recent cancer breakthrough by Dr. Janusz Rak and his team as “Discovery of the Year 2008”. Dr. Rak, a professor in pediatric oncology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and a researcher at the Research Institute of the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC, identified a fundamental mechanism by which tumour cells spread.

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Published on : 01 May 2009

Canada’s Kyoto Prize Laureates to Discuss Two Cultures: Humanities and the Sciences

On May 5, 2009, McGill University will host an event honouring the first two Canadian recipients of the Inamori Foundation’s prestigious Kyoto Prize, often described as Japan's equivalent to the Nobel Prize.

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Published on : 01 May 2009

Two McGill researchers garner prestigious Steacie Fellowships

Biologist Andrew Hendry and psychologist Karim Nader take two of six national fellowships

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Published on : 02 Mar 2009

May is Multiple Sclerosis Month

Did you know? • Canadians have one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world. • MS is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in Canada, and every day three more people in Canada are diagnosed with MS. • MS is most often diagnosed in young adults aged 15 to 40, but it can also affect children -- some as young as two years old.

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Published on : 01 May 2009

Top doctoral students awarded 12 Vanier Scholarships

Top doctoral students awarded 11 Vanier Scholarships Up-and-coming scholars receive $50,000 a year for three years in support of their world-class research.

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

McGill and MCH discovery of cancer spread mechanism picked as “Discovery of the Year”

Québec Science readers select MUHC researcher Dr. Janusz Rak’s latest breakthrough out of 10 top discoveries

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

Laws in Space

McGill Institute of Air & Space Law to host events on space debris and space governance

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

McGill to bestow 11 exemplary individuals with honorary degrees at Spring Convocation

Eleven exceptional individuals will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year’s spring convocation ceremonies.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2009