The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard, and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Native Affairs, announced on behalf of the Government of Quebec $5 million for the Consortium de recherche précompétitive en transformation alimentaire at McGill University’s Macdonald campus today. The funds will be awarded in five annual instalments of $1 million
Dear students and supervisors, I hope you all had an enjoyable summer. I am writing to inform you of two important new benefits offered by our graduate program: First, I am pleased to announce that, effective immediately, a differential fee waiver will be offered to international students registered in the Graduate Program in Psychiatry. Specifically, the differential between international and Quebec fees will be covered by the Program for M.Sc. students during their first year and Ph.D. students during their first two years.
Apply Now! Data source and funding for students who may be looking for a supervisor of co-supervisor with funding. Dr. Ariane Marelli is accepting applications for new grants that go on for 3-4 years. Contact information:
The IHSP "Common Threads through the Commonwealth" project is one of two McGill initiatives that have received $500,000 grants from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program. This project, led by Professor Antonia Maioni, will allow students from all over the Commonwealth to explore novel ways to addressing local, national and global challenges to health, well-being and equity.
Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. Proposals are being accepted on the following topics: • Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering
Prof Xinyu Liu is one of 10 McGill researchers to receive a 2015 NSERC Strategic Project Grant. His proposal, entitled "Paper-based microfluidic devices intergrating inGaN/GaN semiconductor microtubes for ultrasensitive detection of disease markers," has been awarded $394,300 to investigate portable, ultrasensitive biosensors that can quickly detect disease markers.
Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, supports Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global health. Since their launch in 2010, Grand Challenges Canada has supported 538 projects in more than 70 countries, totaling $148M, and leveraged $190M in additional funding, including significant private sector investment.
McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan, gave a transformative gift of $5 million to the Faculty of Religious Studies, as part of the University’s fundraising effort, Campaign McGill: History in the Making. This donation – the largest to the Faculty since its founding – will fortify teaching, research, scholarly collaboration and outreach related to the study of comparative religion and interfaith dialogue.
November 27, 2012 - Clinician-scientists take a unique, integrated approach that is essential to advancing science and medicine. Problems encountered in the clinic inspire research and new findings from the labs are directly applied to patients’ needs. The integrated model is a hallmark of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC and is now being replicated worldwide.