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The Case of the ‘Missing Link’ Neutron Star

Published: 20Feb2017

“This is the final missing link in the chain that connects pulsars and magnetars,” said Victoria Kaspi, astrophysicist at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It seems like there’s a smooth...

Robots rule at Swiss factories as strong Franc and wages bite

Published: 17Feb2017

“We are going to see a large number of jobs disappearing or changing significantly,” she said. “Obviously, that’s lower skill jobs initially, but with the increased sensory capacity of many of the...

Expert on Israel: What's happening to the Two-state solution?

Published: 16Feb2017

"Palestinians reacted with anger and bafflement on Wednesday after the Trump administration apparently backed away from insisting that having two states — one for Israelis, one for Palestinians —...

Opinion: Montreal, world's best city for students, must do more to recruit them

Published: 16Feb2017

This week, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) named Montreal the best city in the world for university students. It is yet another reason to be proud as we celebrate the 375th anniversary of our incredible...

Nine innovative projects backed by NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants

Published: 16Feb2017

During an announcement at the University of Ottawa today, 94 research projects in universities across the country were awarded funding from the NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants program. Nine...

Targeting the biological clock could slow the progression of cancer

Published: 16Feb2017

Does the biological clock in cancer cells influence tumour growth? Yes, according to a study conducted by Nicolas Cermakian, a professor in McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry....

How can we become better teachers?

Published: 15Feb2017

Good teachers, you can tell, have a blast when they teach! And when they have fun, students have fun, and learning becomes fun. While such teachers work hard, prepare well, and work on deliberate...

Abolishing user fees is just the tip of the iceberg in improving Quebec health care

Published: 15Feb2017

On Jan. 26, the Quebec regulation abolishing medical user fees came into effect, bringing the province in line with federal legislation outlined in the Canada Health Act (CHA). According to the CHA...

McGill University at the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Published: 14Feb2017

Hynes Convention Center - Boston Jumpstarting Neurological Research through Open Science – MNI & McGill University Friday, February 17, 2017, 1:30-2:30 PM/ Room 208

Montreal named world’s best student city

Published: 15Feb2017

Montreal has ended Paris’s five-year stint as the world’s best student destination, according to global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds. The fifth edition of the QS Best Student...

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