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Two McGill Researchers receive $3.3M from NSERC CREATE program funding

Published: 11Jul2019

Hanadi Sleiman of the Department of Chemistry and Jaswinder Singhof the Department of Plant Science have each received $1.65 million in research grants, to be distributed over six years, from the...

THE NEW YORK TIMES | Even Moderate Air Pollution May Lead to Lung Disease

Published: 11Jul2019

A new study led by Dany Doiron, a research associate at the McGill University Health Center found that even moderate levels of air pollution can cause lung function impairment that rivals the...

Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces investment of $150M to create “Team Canada of Cancer Research”

Published: 11Jul2019

MONCTON, NB – The federal Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, announced today an investment of $150 million over five years by the Government of Canada for the creation of the Marathon of...

Government of Canada Promotes Equity and Invests in Discovery Research at McGill

Published: 11Jul2019

In conjunction with a $35 million research funding announcement to support 128 researchers through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Discovery Grants program...

MONTREAL GAZETTE | The link between alcohol and breast cancer

Published: 10Jul2019

Some people see alcohol as something that is good for your health, if you consume it in moderate doses. While almost everyone knows alcohol can cause birth defects if you drink while pregnant or...

CBC | Bombardier to lay off hundreds of workers at Thunder Bay, Ont., plant

Published: 10Jul2019

Bombardier plans to cut several hundred jobs at its Thunder Bay, Ont., facility, according to federal and provincial government sources. ...

Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge Launched ahead of 2019 Election

Published: 10Jul2019

Dr. Taylor Owen, holder of the Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications received, with Dr. Elizabeth Dubois (University of Ottawa), a Canada History Fund grant to run the Digital...

THE CONVERSATION | To cure brain diseases, neuroscientists must collaborate: That’s why I’m giving my data away

Published: 8Jul2019

Thomas Durcan, professor at the Montréal Neurological Institute of McGill University is growing stem cells in a dish to develop better treatments for Parkinson’s disease....

Why doctors argue ‘carbon pricing’ can ‘cure’ climate change | Global News

Published: 4Jul2019

JUNE 30, 2019 | For doctors across Canada, the evidence at the bedside is increasingly hard to ignore: climate change poses a serious health risk. Chris Ragan, Director of the Max Bell School of...

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