Xue Liu and Justine Behan honoured by Mitacs

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A McGill professor and a McGill alumna were among seven researchers, academic and business leaders from across Canada recognized on Wednesday by Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit research and training organization, for their innovative efforts to transform the lives of Canadians.

A suite of SSHRC funding in support of McGill research

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At an announcement at Concordia University last week, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced more than $265 million for social sciences and humanities research across the country. In addition to 23 SSHRC Insight Development Grants, McGill was awarded 29 Insight Grants, and two Partnership Development Grants.

Daniel Beer wins US$75,000 Cundill History Prize

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Earlier this evening, the international Cundill History Prize announced British historian Daniel Beer as the 2017 winner of the US$75,000 prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. The London-based historian was awarded for his ground-breaking study of Siberian penal colonies, The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars.

Self-management support for men with chronic pain

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On Nov. 20, Paul Galdas, PhD, RN, will explore how self-management support can be made more accessible and acceptable for men and adolescents living with chronic pain.

We are the world: International student enrolment on the rise

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Ten years ago – in fall 2007 – there were 6,259 international students from 148 different countries enrolled at McGill, accounting for 19 per cent of the student population. Ten years later, the number has almost doubled, with more than 12,000 international students from 152 countries, representing almost a third of the entire student body (30 per cent). But what makes McGill so popular with students from abroad?

Important safety reminders  

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Please take a few minutes to visit McGill’s Campus Public Safety webpage and review the procedures for emergencies you may face on campus. Knowing what to do in an emergency could help keep you – and others – safe.

McGill launches first-ever competition on pension asset allocation

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McGill hosted the world’s first business-school competition focused on the asset allocation of pension funds on Nov. 3 – 4. The inaugural McGill International Portfolio Challenge welcomed 25 finalist student teams from leading institutions around the world.

Canadian Brass to play Pollack hall

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As a part of Brass Days, the world-renowned ensemble, Canadian Brass, will perform at the Schulich School of Music on Nov. 14, in Pollack Hall.

Shop ‘til you drop – all for a good cause!

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As part of the McGill Centraide Campaign, a series of fundraising sales will take place across campus in the coming days and weeks. Get an early jump on your holiday shopping and help support Centraide.

Anthony Ricciardi wins Frank Rigler Award

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Anthony Ricciardi, professor of Invasion Ecology and Aquatic Ecosystems, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Frank Rigler Award, the highest honour given by the Society of Canadian Limnologists.