How will climate change impact Quebec’s protected areas?

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A team of researchers believe that Quebec’s protected areas are poised to become biodiversity refuges of continental importance because of climate change.

Dispatches from the Africa Mercy #5: Crossing the Bridge

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In his final dispatch aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship, Dr. Sherif Emil reflects upon the lessons to be learned in serving others.

Board approves FY2019 budget in anticipation of new Quebec funding policy

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McGill’s Board of Governors approved the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 at its meeting on Thursday, April 26, following a presentation by Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Christopher Manfredi.

Dispatches from the Africa Mercy #4: Irene of Montreal

Notes from the field

In his fourth dispatch aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship (currently in Douala, Cameroon), Dr. Sherif Emil writes about Irene Blotsky who volunteers in the ship’s kitchen because, even though she retired after 35 years as a nurse, still wants to help people.

McGill named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers

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McGill has been chosen as one of Canada’s greenest employers in an editorial competition that recognizes employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness.

McGill researchers to get $2.2M in CFI funding

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As announced yesterday by Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan, eleven McGill researchers have received grants totalling $2.2 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

3-Minute Thesis competition delivers (sound) bite-sized research excellence

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Recently, McGill held its seventh annual 3-Minute Thesis/ Ma thèse en 180 secondes competition in which graduate students deliver concise presentations of their research in three minutes or less. This year, 14 participants captivated the audience with their research and their polished presentation skills.

Dispatches from the Africa Mercy #3: Angels of Mercy

Notes from the field

In his third dispatch aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship (currently in Douala, Cameroon), Dr. Sherif Emil writes about the ship’s nursing staff. Pulled together from around the world, many have put their careers on hold while they volunteer their services.

Dispatches from the Africa Mercy #2: Transformations

Notes from the field

In his second dispatch aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship (currently in Douala, Cameroon), Dr. Sherif Emil writes about the Dress Ceremony, in which women who had been isolated and ostracized because of a medical condition called vesicovaginal fistula, symbolically don new dresses after life-altering surgery has cured them.

McGill/industry partnerships improve medical imaging analysis technology

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About 60 people gathered in the De Grandpré Communications Centre of the Montreal Neurological Institute to celebrate the end of the successful six-year run of the NSERC CREATE Program in Medical Imaging Analysis (CREATE-MIA) at McGill. Highlighting the program’s successes, the event also acknowledged the contributions of industry partners, while looking toward the future, not only in terms of the rapidly evolving technology but also into how these industry/academia collaborations can be maintained and developed.