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McGill University welcomes Martine Alfonso as Interim President and Executive Director of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

In the context of the MUHC’s recent announcement regarding Ms. Alfonso’s appointment and the MUHC’s strategic direction, McGill University is very supportive of any proposal that has as its primary goals to improve patient care and strengthen the academic mission in its affiliated health network.

Published: 9Sep2016

Critical information missing in fight to save wildlife

With global temperatures continuing to rise at an alarming rate, predictions for the impact of climate change on plants and wildlife must improve to give scientists a clearer picture of which species are most at risk of extinction.

Published: 8Sep2016

Mammals, spiny plants and the savanna story

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The evolution and distribution of spiny plants holds clue to spread of African savanna

Published: 7Sep2016

Medication against schizophrenia inhibits pancreatic cancer

A receptor for the dopamine neurotransmitter promotes growth and spread of pancreatic cancer -- and schizophrenia drugs, which block the function of this receptor, slowed tumor growth and metastatic spread in mice, according to researchers at McGill University and the German Cancer Research Center.

Published: 7Sep2016

Aerosol emissions in East Asia driven by consumption in developed countries

Much of the influence on climate from air pollution in East Asia is driven by consumption in the developed countries of Western Europe and North America, according to research co-led by McGill University atmospheric scientist Yi Huang.

In a paper published online this week in Nature Geoscience, Huang and colleagues from China, the U.S. and U.K. report that international trade shifts the climate impacts of aerosols -- solid or liquid particles suspended in air -- from net consuming countries to net producing countries.

Published: 6Sep2016

McGill maintains its position as top Canadian university in QS rankings

McGill remains Canada’s top university according to the QS World University Rankings 2016/17, which were released yesterday.

McGill University is ranked 30th globally, among the almost 1,000 universities surveyed for the annual report. McGill has been ranked as the top Canadian university for eleven of the thirteen years that the QS/THE rankings have been published, apart from in 2013 and 2014.

Published: 6Sep2016

Research and Innovation Appoints Nancy Ross New AVP

Research and Innovation (R&I) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Nancy Ross of the Department of Geography as Associate Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation (AVP-R&I), with a three-year mandate beginning September 1, 2016.  Prof. Ross follows Prof. Antonia Maioni, who served in the role for one year before assuming the role of Dean of the Faculty of Arts at McGill University on July 1.

Published: 1Sep2016

"McGill's Answer for Cancer" team training session (Run for the Cure)

6Jul201617:15
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James Administration Building Meet outside the front entrance, 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA, 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

 

 

2016 Beatty Memorial Lecture: Margaret Atwood

27Oct201617:30
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Pollack Hall, Schulich School of Music Strathcona Music Building, 555 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

Click here to purchase tickets. 

CANARIE Research Software Consultation

23Jun201612:00
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James Administration Building Room 302, 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

CANARIE and McGill University Office of Research and Innovation invite you to share your perspective on the development and use of reusable research software tools.

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