New Canadian telescope will map largest volume of space ever surveyed

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A Canadian effort to build one of the most innovative radio telescopes in the world will open the universe to a new dimension of scientific study. The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, is a collaboration of 50 Canadian scientists from McGill, UBC, U of T, and the National Research Council of Canada.

Medicine welcomes new Global Health fellows

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In September, the Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship program will welcome its 2017 cohort. Shaun Cleaver and Wenhua Wang will be tackling, respectively, the impact of social policy on disabled individuals in Zambia and primary health care evaluation in China.

Masonry restoration at Macdonald Engineering Building presents unique challenges

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The Macdonald Engineering Building, rebuilt in 1907 after the original structure burned down, has been undergoing a major facelift. Although the building remains safe, both the exterior stones and the brick backing walls underneath are damaged and need to be fixed or replaced. Additionally, the roof on two of the building’s wings will be replaced.

The limits of multicultural universities for Indigenous peoples

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Multiculturalism is a huge part of the Canadian identity. We see it from coast to coast in the faces of our fellow citizens, a huge mosaic – not a melting pot, we proudly point out – of diversity from around the world. But why do our multiculturalism policies seem to focus on integrating European cultures and newcomers into Canadian society rather than in addressing the needs and aspirations of Indigenous peoples?

Scholars at Risk offers refuge – and a voice – to persecuted scholars

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McGill is hosting its third Scholar At Risk, part of a global program that provides sanctuary for academics whose lives are threatened because of what they teach, write or say.

$3M for research to help farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions

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Two McGill research projects aimed at helping farmers mitigate greenhouse gas emissions will receive nearly $3 million in funding from the Government of Canada, federal officials announced.

Weekend in San Fran for students opens doors, and eyes

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McGill Engineering students attend Cansbridge Fellowship Conference in San Francisco and learn the start-up ropes from the pros

Helping to train Aboriginal leaders of today and tomorrow

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There’s a call for Aboriginal applicants to the $50,000 Executive Masters in Business Administration or EMBA Program, in English and French. The scholarship is designed for Aboriginal managers and entrepreneurs, to develop their management and leadership knowledge, while remaining in their jobs.

Leadership matters: Managing our way to a healthier nursing workforce

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Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay, director of research for the Ingram School of Nursing, discusses the challenges faced by people in the nursing profession and outlines the ways in which the situation can be improved.

Geriatric Medicine: a targeted approach to senior care

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At the MUHC, the Geriatric Medicine Division is a leader with ensuring seniors are getting the best care possible with the implementation of the Specialized Approach to Senior Care (AAPA) — a ministerial directive that requires its implementation in all hospitals.