In the Headlines

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital is launching a new specialized centre for autism research, thanks to a major donation from the Azrieli Foundation. The $16-million donation will allow the Neuro to open up new and innovative avenues of autism research until now funded, said the institute's director, Dr. Guy Rouleau.

Read more: CBC News

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Published on: 24 Oct 2017

“Winning never gets old,” manager Jason Starr said following the Redmen’s championship victory on Sunday evening.

Read more: Montreal Gazette

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Published on: 23 Oct 2017

Interview with Professor Schwarcz on why some people are allergic to so much.

Watch here: CTV News

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Published on: 19 Oct 2017

McGill business professor Karl Moore discusses the recent deal between Bombardier and Airbus.

Read more: Global News

 

 

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Published on: 18 Oct 2017

"It's just such a cool discovery with such beautiful, early data that we can start to really piece out the differences between models," said Daryl Haggard, an astrophysicist at McGill University who has been using the orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory to study the event.

Read more: The Globe and Mail


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Published on: 17 Oct 2017

This week's tip is from Krzysztof Pelc, associate professor of political science at McGill University.

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Published on: 16 Oct 2017

The brain's prefrontal cortex, which controls decision-making and risk-taking, continues to develop into early adulthood, said Cecilia Flores, a McGill psychiatry professor who studies teenage brains. 

Read more: CBC News


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Published on: 13 Oct 2017

"McGill is lauded for its superior Ph.D. programs and medical school. Some of its alumni’s more notable accomplishments include mapping the brain’s motor cortex, inventing Plexiglas and discovering that atoms are divisible. Today’s researchers continue that groundbreaking tradition with innovations in green chemistry, food science and computer science."

Read more: Maclean's 

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Published on: 12 Oct 2017

Some critics have questioned the program, saying government shouldn't pick winners and losers, while questioning how a supercluster – which must be administered by a non-profit body – is supposed to function. "Poorly done, this will be simply another regional economic subsidy," warned Richard Gold, director of McGill University s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy.

Read more: News Caf

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Published on: 11 Oct 2017

McGill University plans to award honorary doctorates to two women at its fall convocation; Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum, former principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University and Heather Reisman, founder of Indigo books.

Read more: Montreal Gazette

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Published on: 10 Oct 2017

"Quebec has had to fight to preserve French despite the very strong pressures of English," said Chantal Bouchard, a sociolinguist at McGill University in Montreal, who has described anglicisms in Quebec as an obsession. "We're hypersensitive about it."

Read more: The Globe and Mail

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Published on: 10 Oct 2017

Op-ed by Robert Whitley, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

"The notion that people with mental illness can act as community educators is a radical but relatively novel idea."

Read more: Huffington Post

 

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Published on: 6 Oct 2017

McGill Provost Christopher Manfredi sits down with Karl Moore for CJADs CEO Series.

Listen here: CJAD800

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Published on: 5 Oct 2017

"Louise Pilote, professor of medicine at McGill University, is excited by the implications of including more women in clinical studies, a relatively recent change. Studying women has already yielded a wealth of information — and even a new condition. We know that women can have heart attacks without blocked arteries, but until recently, researchers didn’t know why."

Read more: Chatelaine Magazine

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Published on: 4 Oct 2017

Unseasonably warm September could be cause of slight delay in leaves changing colour, McGill professor says.

Read more: CBC News 


 

 


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Published on: 3 Oct 2017

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