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New partnership with Chinese university

McGill partners with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, one of the largest in the world with a telecommunications focus
Tue, 2013-10-22 14:46

McGill signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing on October 15 with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, as part of the celebrations around the 15th anniversary of the Quebec Government’s Office in Beijing and of a mission to China by Jean-François Lisée, Minister of International Relations, the Francophonie and External Trade.

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McGill welcomes National Research and Innovation Policy

Additional amounts granted to universities, particularly for indirect research costs, provide important support, according to Vice-Principal for Research and International Relations 

Wed, 2013-10-16 16:02

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McGill discovery should save wheat farmers millions

Epigenetic factors identified as key to preventing loss of wheat caused by rain and high humidity (and should lead to better beer)
Wed, 2013-10-09 19:21

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"I may have an erection but I’m just not that into it"

Study shows men as likely as women to distinguish between desire and arousal
Mon, 2013-07-22 15:49

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McGill and RIKEN to establish joint research centre

Centre will serve as hub for all collaborations between McGill and pioneering Japanese research institute
Fri, 2013-06-28 09:35

News released yesterday about how using iron could make hydrogenation cheaper and greener is only one of many examples of collaborative research being conducted by teams that include researchers from McGill University and RIKEN, Japan’s largest comprehensive research institution.

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Fighting one of the leading causes of death in Canada

New partnership between McGill and the Heart and Stroke Foundation will strengthen key research programs and advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
Tue, 2013-06-25 11:02

Almost 70,000 Canadians die each year from heart disease and stroke – that’s one person every seven minutes. And despite impressive gains in research and treatment, cardiovascular disease still accounts for almost 30 per cent of all deaths every year in Canada.

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Decreased Risk of death for children on dialysis

Children on dialysis for severe kidney disease have a dramatically reduced risk of death compared to 20 years ago, a new study shows. The findings, from a study led by Dr. Bethany Foster from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University, are very encouraging for children with end-stage kidney disease. These children face a significantly shortened life expectancy, with dialysis as the only life-saving therapy while they await transplant. This study was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Wed, 2013-05-08 12:59

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Innovative pediatrics project in personalized health

McGill and the RI MUHC awarded grant as part of major investment in genomics research in Quebec
Tue, 2013-04-16 15:33

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Bringing climate-change lessons out of the lab

Award-winning McGill researcher to share environmental insights through video series, social media
Wed, 2013-04-03 11:56

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Major health benefits of music uncovered

The neurochemistry of music
Wed, 2013-03-27 15:41

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