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Isabelle Daunais Wins 2016 Killam Prize in Humanities

By Kathryn Jezer-Morton

Three of the six Killam Research Fellows also teach at McGill

Published: 18 Apr 2016

$1.2 M for McGill from CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund

McGill Newsroom

To support six research projects in fields from neuroscience to food safety and Arctic ecosystems

Published: 15 Apr 2016

McGill gets $1.65 M from NSERC for training project

McGill Newsroom

CREATE project to prepare graduates for high-skills work in surgical-devices industry

A team led by McGill University professor Jake Barralet will receive $1.65 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to provide nearly 90 students with cross-disciplinary training to prepare them for high-skill jobs in the surgical devices industry.

Published: 14 Apr 2016

How depression may compound risk of type 2 diabetes

By Fergus Grieve, McGill Newsroom

Depression, metabolic factors combine to boost risk of developing diabetes, study finds 

Depression may compound the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in people with early warning signs of metabolic disease, according to researchers from McGill University, l'Université de Montréal, the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal and the University of Calgary.

Published: 12 Apr 2016

Skin tests useless in predicting antibiotic allergies

McGill University Health Centre

Published: 11 Apr 2016

HIV target shows surprising resistance

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute 

Research reveals that even a tiny mutation can allow the HIV virus to become resistant to therapies using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform

Published: 8 Apr 2016

A new discovery in the human auditory system

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute

Discovery will inform further research into hearing disorders and brain training

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have made an important discovery about the human auditory system and how to study it, findings that could lead to better testing and diagnosis of hearing-related disorders.

Published: 6 Apr 2016

Small increases in sleep improve grades

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom

​Family and community involvement key in empowering students to make healthier choices regarding their sleep

Elementary school-age children who improved their sleep habits also improved in their academic performance, according to a study by researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in partnership with the Riverside School Board in Montreal.

Published: 4 Apr 2016

Exec. Director of McGill Athletics and Recreation named

Marc Gélinas, a former Pittsburgh Pirate pitching prospect and a McGill alum with strong sports leadership background at both federal and provincial levels, has been appointed the new Executive Director of McGill Athletics and Recreation, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Ollivier Dyens announced on Monday, April 4.

Marc Gélinas brings over twenty years of sports leadership experience to his new role . With both undergraduate and graduate degrees from McGill, Gélinas comes to McGill from the Institut national du sport (INS) du Québec.

Published: 4 Apr 2016

New Quebec budget includes $1M for agrifood innovation

McGill Newsroom

Quebec’s recently unveiled provincial budget includes one new line-item that means a lot for McGill research.

Published: 22 Mar 2016

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