No doubt: Study finds confident tone elicits trust

A recently published study by postdoctoral researcher Xiaoming Jiang found that a confidently spoken phrase elicits a higher degree of trust than one spoken with doubt.
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We need to talk about school start times

Delaying school start times could help Canadian teenagers sleep better – giving them a better chance for success.
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Epigenetic eureka

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat linked to alcohol and tobacco use. This is a first in the field of epigenetics and the researchers are hopeful that the […]

Lack of joy from music

Have you ever met someone who just wasn’t into music? They may have a condition called specific musical anhedonia, which affects 3 to 5% of the population. Researchers at the University of Barcelona and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital — The Neuro have discovered that people with this condition showed reduced functional connectivity between […]

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Cooperation: the mother of invention


Students from the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT) and the Department of Biomedical Engineering now share a new course combining the therapist’s goal of maximizing quality of life with the engineer’s pursuit of functionality.
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New home for hands-on learning in Nursing


Clinical education offered by the Ingram School of Nursing (ISoN) recently got a big boost. With their move into new expanded quarters in August 2017, the ISoN is now home to state-of-the-art learning laboratory spaces.
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Gender loving care


As the cultural conversation around gender and sexuality changes, how do alumni incorporate it into their work?
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Closing the gender gap

While nearly half of all doctorates and post-docs are women, around one in three make it to assistant professor and one in five to full professor.
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Complex geometries


Kathryn Clancy, MEng’16, first delved into the world of 3D printing as a Biomedical Engineering graduate student at McGill.
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Medical Physics Unit: Fellowship honours Podgorsak

Dr. Ervin Podgorsak would kick students out of oral exams, saying “You’re not ready,” remembers Professor Jan Seuntjens, Director of the Medical Physics Unit. “But he loved his students. He was concerned about their futures.”
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Dr. Alice Benjamin: Grateful patients give birth to new fund


As a maternal-fetal specialist with a focus on high-risk pregnancies, Dr. Alice Benjamin, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, has impacted the lives of thousands over the course of her 40+ year career. Unfortunately, because many expectant mothers around the world don’t have access to the type of care provided by someone like Benjamin, childbirth often poses a huge risk to both mother and baby. Now, to help address this issue, and to pay tribute to Benjamin, a group of grateful patients have launched a campaign via the McGill Faculty of Medicine with a goal to raise $1 million.
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What brings you here?


Three recent recruits to McGill’s Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre tell us what drew them to the GCRC.
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The healing power of story

Retired nurse practitioner Patricia McCarthy BScN’85, MSc’91, publishes children’s book for Inuit families facing pediatric cancer.
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Bell or bust

How one man’s quest to learn more about his wife’s family history led to McGill.
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What I mean to say is…


A new pilot project at the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders (SCSD) has students listening closely to people whose words don’t come easily.
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A line of curtsies


It was a different time, says Carol Collins Cole, DIP P&OT’54, BSc (P&OT)’55, of her years at McGill. Uniformed waiters served lunch and dinner to students in residence.
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On watch


Like the Medicine Class of 2017 before them, the Medicine Class of 2018 has embraced Wellness as a cause, dedicating their senior class gift to expanded Sentinel suicide prevention training for undergraduate medical students.
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Impossible pathologies


A diseased lung, an excised mole, a lopped-off polyp: these are not usually associated with beauty, except where British artist Dr. Lucy Lyons is involved.
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Oxford edition


Newly minted Rhodes Scholar Alexander Lachapelle, MDCM’18, is Oxford-bound. When it comes to seeking advice, he is well placed: there are many others in the Faculty community who have enjoyed the same honour.
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Dr. Garvey: Fight to preserve father’s legacy leads to Montreal

At 84, Julius Garvey, BSc’57, MDCM’61, still practices as a cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon. Last year, he made headlines with his Justice4Garvey campaign, petitioning Obama to pardon his late father, orator and activist Marcus Garvey.
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