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Justin Trudeau's #WelcomeRefugees policy to be assessed in live study

Published: 27Mar2017

Professor Jill Hanley, from McGill University, is the Montreal lead on the "live" study which will track the results of the humanitarian program, and the efforts of ordinary Canadians who've been...

Improving memory with magnets

Published: 27Mar2017

Discovery expands our understanding of how we remember sound...

Epilepsy Day 2017

Published: 26Mar2017

March 26 is Purple Day for Epilepsy, a day to support epilepsy awareness worldwide...

McGill music students dream of performing with Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Published: 24Mar2017

You need to hit all the high notes if you want to get in to McGill’s Schulich School of Music. The program receives more than 1,000 applicants a year – but only a couple hundred are admitted. ...

Why when we're in our 40s and 50s we get much less praise than we used to

Published: 23Mar2017

“I get considerably less praise than I use to 10 years ago. I find this troubling at times, let me explain why this is a natural thing. And it shouldn't bother us - too much.”...

Encouraging results for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Published: 23Mar2017

Being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is devastating news for patients and their loved ones. Whereas some types of tumor respond well to treatment, others such as glioblastomas – the most...

Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings?

Published: 22Mar2017

Montreal is celebrating its 375th anniversary, but very few vestiges of its early history remain. (A multimedia piece with an interactive map showing some of Montreal’s oldest iconic buildings,...

Congratulations to our PhD student Necola Guerrina

Published: 22Mar2017

Congratulations to Necola Guerrina, our PhD student of Dr. Carolyn Baglole, who won second prize in the university-wide 3MT competition last week, for an outstanding presentation on her thesis...

Arrival: Linguist behind film talks speaking to aliens

Published: 21Mar2017

Jessica Coon discusses how humans would make contact with extraterrestrials, whether emoji can replace written words and how the internet is putting some languages at risk....

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