McGill Alumni Association hands out annual awards

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More than 300 guests, including McGill Chancellor Michael Meighen, attended the annual McGill Alumni Association banquet to recognize the outstanding achievements of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University.

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.

HM The Queen joins the celebration of Quebec-Belgian academic relations

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On Friday, March 16, McGill was graced by a royal visit, when Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians was the honoured guest at a special lunch at the Faculty Club. The visit came on the second-to-last day of a week-long Belgian state visit to Canada.

MASH unit encourages collaboration between health care students

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Health care today requires a collaborative effort by a team of professionals from diverse fields to provide the best standard of patient care. Despite this reality, students training in the various health care disciplines have little interaction with their interprofessional colleagues until they commence their careers. A student-led initiative known as the McGill Association of Students in Healthcare (MASH) is looking to change that status quo.

McGill students brave the elements to help the homeless

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McGill students are in the homestretch of this year’s Five Days for the Homeless fundraiser, braving the cold and snow to help Montrealer’s in need.

McGill24 returns March 14

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The annual McGill24 fundraiser is back for a third year. On March 14, 2018, the global McGill community will share stories about the transformative power of giving—and support the initiatives that are nearest to their hearts.

The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership

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Today Health Canada and Brain Canada announced a $10M grant to establish the Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform, a partnership of researchers from 15 universities that will facilitate the dissemination of neuroscience data.

Cannabis 101

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Earlier today, Anja Geitmann, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, announced that McGill will offer two one-day professional workshops on the industrial production and quality control of medical cannabis.

Ceremony marks beginning of McGill-Kyoto joint PhD program

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Even Montreal’s record-breaking cold spell couldn’t chill the atmosphere in the James Administration Building on Monday, Jan. 15, as delegates from McGill and Kyoto University celebrated the establishment of a ground-breaking joint Ph.D. program between the institutions.

$9M for McGill research through CRC Program

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McGill has been awarded nine new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) and five renewals, for a total investment of $9.7 million in research and development. The new and renewed chairs come from across the university and their studies range widely, from the neural basis of brain disorders to the geology of fault lines.