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Pregnancy-specific anxiety may impact how long a woman exclusively breastfeeds her child

Published: 17Jun2019

Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended by the World Health Organization for the first six months of life because of the benefits for both mom and baby. In Canada, approximately 32% of women meet...

A Quebec first: Research chair in women’s heart health

Published: 18Jun2019

Heart & Stroke and McGill University to create Early-Career Professorship in Women’s Heart Health...

PSYCHOLOGY TODAY | What Will World Happiness Look Like in 2050?

Published: 18Jun2019

According to Chris Barrington-Leigh, Ph.D., an associate professor at McGill University, jointly appointed at the Institute for Health and Social Policy and the School of Environment; the scope of...

McGill receives its largest gift for Indigenous education

Published: 14Jun2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a US$1.25-million grant to McGill University, in support of a new Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative. The Initiative will be...

Landmark gift to McGill’s Faculty of Engineering deepens support for doctoral students and graduate research

Published: 16Jan2019

A landmark $15-million gift from McGill alumnus Les Vadasz, a founding member of Intel Corporation, and his wife Judy Vadasz, will enhance the prestigious doctoral fellowship program that bears...

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | Do you live in Canada’s happiest province?

Published: 17Jun2019

McGill University economist Christopher Barrington-Leigh has studied happiness in Quebec, tracking it for more than two decades for a paper published in the academic journal Canadian Public Policy...

CBC | McGill launches new mandatory online course on sexual violence and consent

Published: 17Jun2019

As an answer to Quebec's new requirements for sexual violence prevention, McGill University has developed its online course which will be mandatory for all students and staff. The law countering...

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | What does your phone say about you? Canadians share the story behind their homescreens

Published: 17Jun2019

Samuel Veissière, assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and co-director of Culture, Mind and Brain Program at McGill University, studies smartphone addiction and social monitoring –...

UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS | Some simple policy changes to support scientist-parents

Published: 14Jun2019

Despite an ever-growing demand for talent in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, full-time employment for STEM workers remains challenging – and this is especially...

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