McGill partners with KINOVA to foster innovation in robotics

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McGill and KINOVA, one of Canada’s fastest-growing robotics companies, have signed an agreement that aims to foster productive and collaborative research to fuel the cycle of innovation.

Visiting scholar earns Getty/ACLS Postdoc Fellowship

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Gül Kale, a visiting scholar at the Institute of Islamic Studies, is one of 10 recipients of the new Getty/ American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art.

Dr. Alice Benjamin: Grateful patients give birth to new fund

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This Mother’s Day, a committee of former patients are joining forces to honour maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Alice Benjamin as she begins to contemplate retirement after more than 40 years of service. The committee has launched a campaign in support of the Dr. Alice Benjamin Fund at McGill Global Health Programs and the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

$5M gift endows Chair in Democratic Studies

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A $5-million gift from McGillians G. Garvin Brown IV, BA’91, and his wife Steffanie Diamond Brown, will make a major contribution to research and teaching at McGill’s Max Bell School of Public Policy by establishing an endowed Chair in Democratic Studies.

$15M gift will help fight infections and immune threats to human health

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A $15-million gift from the visionary Montreal-based Doggone Foundation will launch the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity, a unique and highly collaborative endeavour that will harness the scientific expertise, resources and creativity of researchers at McGill, the McGill University Health Centre and affiliated research partners in the battle against infectious and immune-related diseases.

McGill participates in CRIAQ Collaborative Project

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Quebec Deputy Premier, Dominique Anglade, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, announced on April 23 an investment of $4.3 million to the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec (CRIAQ). McGill researchers, led by Professors David Meger and Gregory Dudek, from the School of Computer Science are participating in one of the collaborative projects being funded partially under the CRIAQ and Stratégie québécoise de l’aérospatiale investments.

Pierre Gfeller takes the helm of MUHC

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On April 18, Dr. Pierre Gfeller was appointed as President and Executive Director of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Dr. Gfeller will be assuming his new responsibilities on May 28.

McGill medical students and residents work to conquer HPV

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One of three inaugural projects supported by the CHASM, the health-related incubator launched last year by a group of McGill medical students, hopes to contribute to conquering HPV.

Mathieu Brochu helps aerospace innovation take off

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Mathieu Brochu of the Dept. of Mining and Materials Engineering will contribute his expertise in developing innovative technologies to reduce the environmental footprint of aircraft travel to a newly created aerospace consortium.

Dr. Balfour Mount enters the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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Dr. Balfour Mount, Eric M. Flanders Emeritus Professor of Palliative Care, was among the six renowned medical pioneers recognized as the 2018 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame inductees during a special ceremony, hosted in partnership with the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University on Thursday, April 12.