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Deciphering the mysteries of the human brain

Friday, April 27, 2012

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Deciphering the mysteries of the human brain

McGill and the University of Oxford have joined forces to better understand and explore how the brain perceives, decides, remembers and reacts. Launched in 2009, the McGill-Oxford Neuroscience Collaboration capitalizes on each university’s respective strengths in the area of brain research to create new opportunities for joint scientific research, teaching, graduate-student exchanges and cross-appointments with professors.

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CHRISTOPHER BRYAN, BA’02

Friday, July 29, 2011

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CHRISTOPHER BRYAN, BA’02

Stanford psychologist and McGill grad Christopher Bryan, BA’02, is attracting attention for his eye-opening research on how to increase voter turnout.

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CIARA RAUDSEPP-HEARNE, BSc’01, MSc’04, PhD’10

Friday, September 3, 2010

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CIARA RAUDSEPP-HEARNE, BSc’01, MSc’04, PhD’10

Along with a team of researchers, Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne, BSc'01, MSc'04, PhD'10, pondered one very big question – and came up with answers.

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Prizewinning Professors

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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Prizewinning Professors

Spring has brought a shower of awards for McGill’s teachers and researchers, including a Sloan Fellowship for Matt Dobbs, a Killam Fellowship for Vicky Kaspi, and a 3M National Teaching Fellowship for Kim Brooks.

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Principal is part of Quebec delegation to India

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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Principal is part of Quebec delegation to India

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum is a member of a 130-person delegation joining Quebec premier Jean Charest in India from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. Representatives from the words of education, business and research will aim to build or strengthen ties with Indian partners.

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MONIQUE JÉRÔME-FORGET, BA’71, PhD’77

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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MONIQUE JÉRÔME-FORGET, BA’71, PhD’77

The Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO) has announced the return of Monique Jérôme-Forget  “to her scholarly roots” as she joins a team of academics involved in promoting Quebec’s economic development. As a Guest Fellow,  Jérôme-Forget will collaborate in research endeavours, particularly in the area of women’s participation and leadership in the labour […]

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Help on the way for some pressing infrastructure issues

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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Help on the way for some pressing infrastructure issues

(From the McGill Newsroom) (Photo: Owen Egan) Under the Knowledge Infrastructure Program launched earlier this year, McGill will receive $103 million from the federal and provincial governments to address some of the University’s essential maintenance and construction projects, with regard to research facilities in particular. Facilities will be built or renewed in the Douglas Mental Health […]

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McGill investigator studying body’s fight against infection gets major award

Monday, June 15, 2009

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McGill investigator studying body’s fight against infection gets major award

(From the McGill Newsrooom) The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) has announced the recipients of the 2009 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award. McGill University Health Centre researcher Dr. Maya Saleh was one of six recipients granted $500,000 over a 6-year period. “We are studying how the body fights infections,” says Dr. Saleh, who […]

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McGill investigator studying body's fight against infection gets major award

Monday, June 15, 2009

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McGill investigator studying body's fight against infection gets major award

(From the McGill Newsrooom) The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) has announced the recipients of the 2009 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award. McGill University Health Centre researcher Dr. Maya Saleh was one of six recipients granted $500,000 over a 6-year period. “We are studying how the body fights infections,” says Dr. Saleh, who […]

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