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Op-Ed: It's getting clearer — the diet-cancer connection points to sugar and carbs

Published: 30Oct2017

This is not to say that all cancers are caused by too much insulin or that we should never eat sugar again. Michael Pollak, a metabolism researcher and director of cancer prevention at McGill...

Watch the finals of McGill's 2017 Golden Violin Competition

Published: 27Oct2017

On Sunday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. ET, watch the final round of McGill University's Golden Violin Competition live from Pollack Hall in Montreal. Performing will be some of Canada's most talented...

P.E.I. could be 1st carbon-neutral province, says professor

Published: 26Oct2017

While it might take time, a professor from McGill University thinks P.E.I. could and should become a carbon-neutral province. Catherine Potvin issued the challenge a year ago while attending a...

Three historians shortlisted for international Cundill History Prize

Published: 27Oct2017

Montreal-based historian Christopher Goscha, US-based historian Walter Scheidel and British historian Daniel Beer are the three contenders for the international Cundill History Prize.   ...

Strong, resilient, tireless: Quebec awards celebrate engaged citizens

Published: 25Oct2017

"Marshalling remarkable strength and resilience, Claudia Di Iorio has put her life back together and today she is a second-year law student at McGill University who has run two half-marathons since...

Montreal Neuro to get autism research centre following $16M donation

Published: 24Oct2017

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital is launching a new specialized centre for autism research, thanks to a major donation from the Azrieli Foundation. The $16-million donation will...

McGill wins fourth straight Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association title

Published: 23Oct2017

“Winning never gets old,” manager Jason Starr said following the Redmen’s championship victory on Sunday evening. Read more: Montreal Gazette

Transformative donation of $16 million establishes new autism research centre at the Montreal Neurological Institute

Published: 23Oct2017

A new research centre in Montreal will help lift the shroud of mystery surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and lead to the development of better diagnostic tools and more effective...

Pollution linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, equivalent to 1 in 6 deaths

Published: 20Oct2017

Prof. Niladri Basu, McGill University, is one of the Commissioners on The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health which was released today....

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