RSC elects seven McGill scholars to The College

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On Sept. 12, the Royal Society of Canada announced 70 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, including seven McGill scholars. With seven members, McGill has more new inductees this year than any other university in the country.

Nine researchers named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

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Today, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced the induction of 89 new Fellows, nine of whom are McGill researchers and scholars. The new group of Fellows will be formally inducted into the RSC on November 24, in Winnipeg.

Schulich leaders are newest STEM stars

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Katherine Sirois of Quebec and Iveta Demirova of British Columbia have been named McGill’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships. Created in 2011 by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, this annual scholarship program encourages promising high school graduates to embrace STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) in their future careers.

Poli Sci student honoured by Muhammed Ali Center

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Hannah Taylor will receive a Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for her work with homeless people in Canada

Derevensky honoured by National Council on Problem Gambling

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Jeffrey Derevensky was awarded the Lifetime Research Award by the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), in recognition of his exceptional achievements in the field of gambling research.

Ecological economics award for MSE prof

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Peter Brown has been honored for “Economics for the Anthropocene,” a PhD program focused on environmental impacts caused by human intervention, including mass extinctions of plants and animals, pollution of the oceans and changes to the atmosphere.

Physiology profs appointed Mathematical Biology fellows

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Leon Glass and Michael Mackey are among the Society for Mathematical Biology’s inaugural cohort of fellows. They developed an equation that illuminates how simple control mechanisms can lead to complex bodily rhythms such as the fluctuations in the number of circulating blood cells.

McGill trio named among the world’s top young scientists by WEF

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McGill profs Stefanie Blain-Moraes, Marta Cerruti and Kyle Elliott are among the 55 top young scientists in the world under the age of 40 according to the World Economic Forum

Dr. Arkady Khoutorsky awarded the 2017 Award in Pain

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Dr. Arkady Khoutorsky, Principal Investigator at the Alan Edwards Center for Research on Pain, was one of seven recipients of the 2017 Award in Pain.

Emerging researchers feted during Convocation

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Since 2013, McGill has awarded exceptional early-career researchers with the Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers during Convocation. This year, three of the University’s outstanding researchers were so honoured.