Study to explore e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tool

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Despite their best efforts, only 10 to 20 per cent of smokers successfully quit long-term. A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether electronic cigarettes can improve those odds.

Forum on Indigenous studies and education

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In the spirit of what Provost Manfredi called “reflecting on the past so we can live better together in the future,” his Task Force on Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Education held its first Open Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The event attracted some 50 people, and generated many ideas about how to increase the Indigenous presence at McGill among students, staff and faculty, and to expand the University’s relationship with the Indigenous communities.

Celebrating McGill’s global health commitment

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On Nov. 1, over 300 members of the McGill community participated in McGill Global Health Programs’ annual Global Health Night at New Residence Hall.

Superstar staff members celebrated

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Meet this year’s recipients of the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff, which recognizes exceptional performance by individuals and teams.

Acfas conference “an exciting scientific party that has no equal”

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McGill organizers of the 85th Acfas Conference have a few words of advice for researchers who are wondering if they should submit colloquia proposals for next year’s conference: Submit now. Don’t miss the Nov. 1 deadline.

Le congrès de l’Acfas : un « grand rassemblement scientifique à nul autre pareil »

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Les chercheurs ne doivent surtout pas rater l’échéance du 1er novembre pour la soumission de leurs propositions

Losing and regaining speech without losing her smile

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Angela Burlton’s life changed dramatically after she was diagnosed with vocal cord cancer in 2012, but she never let her diagnosis get in the way of leading her life the way she wanted.

McGill will foot bill for students’ Acfas registration

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The world’s largest international French-language interdisciplinary conference is coming to McGill’s downtown campus. From May 8-12, 2017, some 6,000 professors and graduate students from 40 countries will present their research at the 85th annual Acfas conference. To encourage grad student and postdoc participation, McGill will cover the cost of registration, including Acfas membership, for students presenting at the conference.

McGill défraie les coûts d’inscription à l’Acfas

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McGill sera l’hôte du rendez-vous scientifique international et multidisciplinaire le plus important de la francophonie. En effet, du 8 au 12 mai 2017, quelque 6 000 professeurs et étudiants aux cycles supérieurs provenant de 40 pays convergeront vers le campus du centre-ville pour présenter le fruit de leur travail à l’occasion du 85e Congrès annuel de l’Acfas. McGill compte sur votre participation! Découvrez comment soumettre vos propositions de colloques et de communications libres.

Summer snapshots

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In our fourth annual gallery of vacation pictures, we’ve compiled over 100 snapshots taken by McGill students, staff and faculty as they travelled the world or just enjoyed a little staycation.