Advancing research and teaching on the European Union

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As the topic of Russia’s influence on North American politics continues to dominate the news, researchers at McGill and the Université de Montreal are working to  promote a better understanding of international relations specific to Russia and the European Union.

Upgrade your skills to become a data pro

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McGill’s School of Continuing Studies has launched two new Professional Development Certificates designed to respond to the rapid spread of machine learning and data-driven businesses. The Professional Development Certificates in Data Analytics for Business and in Data Science and Machine Learning target the gap in data science training

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.

What did McGill Innovation Week look like in action?

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The fifth annual McGill Innovation Week, from November 11 – 18, showcased McGill’s innovative energy, connections to the community as well as to the broader Montreal innovation ecosystem.

$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.

A gift giving guide for the grad student in your life

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Sophie Cousineau, a PhD candidate in Microbiology and Immunology, gives some timely gift suggestions for the students in your life that won’t break the bank.

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

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Released earlier today, the Vision 2020 Climate & Sustainability Action Plan (2017-2020), designed to expand and enhance the University’s commitment to sustainability, the Action Plan also outlines a number of initiatives to lower McGill’s own carbon footprint.

Two more students from McGill to be hitting the Rhodes

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Clare Lyle, a U3 Joint Honours Math and Computer Science student, and Alexander Lachapelle, currently pursuing his Medical Doctorate and Master of Surgery, have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships. This brings to 144 the number of McGill Rhodes Scholars since the awards were created in 1902.

McGill’s third campus takes big step

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Thanks to a significant Canada Foundation for Innovation grant for a ground-breaking project in environmental research that will link the Gault Nature Reserve with other McGill research stations in different parts of the world, McGill’s “third campus” on Mont St-Hilaire will see some big changes in the coming months.

A suite of SSHRC funding in support of McGill research

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At an announcement at Concordia University last week, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced more than $265 million for social sciences and humanities research across the country. In addition to 23 SSHRC Insight Development Grants, McGill was awarded 29 Insight Grants, and two Partnership Development Grants.