Bringing Indigenous scholarship to the forefront at McGill

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The Report of the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education says the time has come to prioritize Indigenous scholarship. The Task Force recommendations are a direct response to the 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s call for action to raise the profile of the role of First Nations in the education system.

Undergraduate medical education program off probation

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On Monday, June 12, the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) confirmed to McGill that the MDCM program is no longer on probation, effective immediately.

Writing through transition

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McGill Political Science Professor, Juliet Johnson, sheds light on the writing of her CPSA prize winning book, Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World.

MUHC takes augmented reality into the operating room

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New technology using augmented reality and mixed-reality is assisting surgeons with planning and real-time positioning in patients who require ear, nose and throat surgery.

Christina Wolfson awarded grant to study aging among veterans

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On May 29, the CIHR announced $1.7 million in funding for 25 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) research projects, including a $70,000 Catalyst Grant for the project, The Veterans Health Initiative, is led by Dr. Christina Wolfson of the Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health.

Principal Fortier travels to Israel as part of Quebec delegation

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Principal Suzanne Fortier was part of a Quebec delegation led by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard on a trade mission to Israel and the West Bank from May 21 – 24.

McGill alumna gravely injured in Times Square rampage

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In 2007, Elena Avetisian was graduating from McGill in Continuing Studies, a bright future ahead of her. Today, the mother of three is fighting for her life in a New York hospital, one of the dozens of victims of a senseless automobile rampage through Times Square last Thursday that left one young woman dead. A fundraising effort has begun to help provide support the family will need in the coming days and weeks.

Silicon Valley on the St. Lawrence River?

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Martha Crago, incoming VP Research and Innovation, will represent McGill on a new blue ribbon committee that has been given $ 100 million over five years to plan Quebec’s strategy in Artificial Intelligence. Crago, along with McGill Professor Doina Precup, who will act as an observer, will help to come up with the map that will consolidate Quebec as a world leader in AI.

McGill gets 15 CRCs, infrastructure funding

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On Thursday, May 4, the Honorable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced $126 million in funding for 142 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at universities across Canada. Fifteen CRCs valued at $12 million went to McGill faculty.

Faculty of Engineering lauded for equity work

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McGill’s Faculty of Engineering has undertaken systematic efforts to increase participation in both its student body and staff by all members of society, irrespective of gender identity, cultural or socio-economic background, race or ethnicity, religion, or any other facet of diversity.