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McGill University recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers for 2018

Published: 1Feb2018

First published in 2006, Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by  the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in Greater...

Expert: Hydro-Québec's Northern Pass electricity project rejected by New Hampshire

Published: 2Feb2018

“Regulators in the state of New Hampshire have rejected a major electricity project being piloted by Quebec's hydro utility and its American partner, Eversource.” (CBC)...

Expert: Milk Price Hike in Quebec

Published: 2Feb2018

“The province’s Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires has authorized an increase in the price of milk. (…) The price hike generally ranges from four to six cents a litre.” (Montreal Gazette)...

EOS | A New Massive Open Online Course on Natural Disasters

Published: 1Feb2018

Since 2000, McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, has offered a course with the simple title of “Natural Disasters.” The course, which teaches students the scientific principles underpinning...

THE PIE | McGill & Kyoto University create joint PhD program

Published: 1Feb2018

Delegates from Montréal’s McGill University and Kyoto University, Japan, had much to celebrate this month after the establishment of a ground-breaking joint PhD between the institutions. The...

Canadian brain bank network to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 23Jan2018

More than 400,000 Canadians aged 65 and over live with diagnosed dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, which accounts for approximately 70 percent of cases. The cause of this degenerative brain...

The high cost of short-term rentals in New York City

Published: 30Jan2018

A new report from McGill Urban Planning professor David Wachsmuth and his team provides an analysis of Airbnb activity in New York City and the surrounding region in the last three years (September...

Epigenetic alteration of a vitamin B12 processing gene shines new light on our understanding of rare diseases

Published: 30Jan2018

Rare hereditary recessive diseases were thought to be expressed in offspring only when both parents carry a mutation in the causal gene, but a new study is changing this paradigm. An international...

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