Brenda Milner honoured by Montreal and Quebec

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Brenda Milner, an iconic figure in the field of neuroscience, is honoured by both the City of Montreal and the Province of Quebec within a span of one week

Claudio Cuello elected to the British Academy of Medical Sciences

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Dr. Claudio Cuello, of the Faculty of Medicine, is among a group of 48 leading biomedical and health scientists whose work is being recognized with election to the prestigious British Academy of Medical Sciences.

Do your part for employment equity

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The McGill Reporter sat down with Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies), and Tynan Jarrett, Employment Equity Advisor, to look at the Employment Equity Survey in detail and find out why it is so important that all McGill employees complete it.

A new molecular target identified in depression

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The discovery of a new mechanism involved in depression – and a way to target it with a drug as effective as classical antidepressants – provides new understanding of this illness and could pave the way for treatments with fewer side effects.

Nine McGill experts named new Canada Research Chairs

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Nine McGill scholars, whose expertise ranges from cosmological string theory to reducing the health burden of poverty, became Canada Research Chairs today. Another four McGill chair holders had their terms renewed. The total investment for McGill tops $9 million. Nationally, more than $158 million was granted for research and development.

Charles Taylor awarded Literary Grand Prix at Blue Met

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On Saturday, April 28, Professor Emeritus Charles Taylor was awarded the 2018 International Grand Prix of the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.

Jozsef Kövecses awarded NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation

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Jozsef Kövecses wins a Synergy Award for Innovation for his partnership with CM Labs Simulations in advancing computer simulations for design engineers and equipment operators

Joëlle Pineau awarded NSERC’s Steacie Memorial Fellowship

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Earlier today, Joëlle Pineau, Associate Professor of the McGill School of Computer Science and current Director of Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) Montreal, was awarded one of six prestigious E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowships.

New smoking policy effective May 1

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As announced earlier this year, McGill campuses will become largely smoke-free as of Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Smoking cigarettes or e-cigarettes will only be permitted in designated smoking areas.

Nicell reappointed Engineering dean

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Prof. Jim Nicell has been reappointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. His second five-year term runs from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2023.