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Ban plastic bags? It's not so simple

Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of Office for Science & Society​. Montreal Gazette

Published: 29Mar2016

Indigenous languages go under the microscope

“When I hear the language, it immediately brings me back home,” said Janine Metallic, a PhD student at McGill University. “The way we tell jokes, the way we tell stories, there’s a whole world view embedded in those words. It’s a different reflection of the world.” Montreal Gazette


Published: 29Mar2016

Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain

The first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec and first female judge in Quebec, grad Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain (CM, CQ)  (BA'47, BCL'50, LLD'97) has died. She was 91 years old.

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has announced that Kirkland-Casgrain will receive a national funeral

Interview from the McGill News archives (1998) on presentation of her honorary doctorate 

Published: 24Mar2016

Harmonizing ethics review for international research

McGill Newsroom

​Policy experts advocate mutual recognition for reviews of data-intensive international research

Genomic research holds great potential to advance human health and medicine. But for the millions of data points now being collected through large-scale sequencing efforts to be truly valuable, they must be analyzed in aggregate and shared across institutions and jurisdictions. This raises many challenges, including navigation of complex ethics-approval processes at multiple sites and in multiple jurisdictions.

Published: 24Mar2016

Expert: Jian Ghomeshi's Verdict

"Jian Ghomeshi has been acquitted on four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking by an Ontario Court judge who says the "deceptive and manipulative" evidence of the complainants raised a reasonable doubt in the guilt of the former CBC Radio host." (CBC)

Published: 24Mar2016

Le Prix Masoud Farzaneh 2016

Le Prix Masoud Farzaneh 2016 est décerné à la professeure Ghyslaine McClure de l’Université McGill​. UQAC

Published: 24Mar2016

Transcript: The downsides of power

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with Columbia Business School professor Adam Galinsky.​ The Globe and Mail

Published: 24Mar2016

George Karpati Lecture

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Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital de Grandpre Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, H3A 2B4

The annual George Karpati Lecture commemorates a world-renowned neurologist and clinician-scientist who spent his entire extraordinary career at The Neuro.  George Karpati was respected for his great contributions to the diagnosis and treatment of

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