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The Indian Express
TB cases in India may be double of estimates: new studyPatna. An encouraging fact was that first line anti-TB drugs were not dispensed
TB cases in India may be double of estimates: new study
The Indian Express / Posted 5 minutes ago
Patna. An encouraging fact was that first line anti-TB drugs were not dispensed at any pharmacy, says lead researcher from McGill University Srinath Satyanarayana and Dr Madhukar Pai, Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology and Global Health at... Read more
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PhysOrg
Can one cosmic enigma help solve another? Astrophysicists argue fast radio bursts could provide clues to dark matterbursts is the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment. The joint project
Can one cosmic enigma help solve another? Astrophysicists argue fast radio bursts could provide clues to dark matter
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
bursts is the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment. The joint project of the University of British Columbia, McGill University, the University of Toronto and the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory stands in British... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Architect Witold Rybczynski on his new book about the history of chairshas an intimate relationship.” An award-winning architect and writer – this is
Architect Witold Rybczynski on his new book about the history of chairs
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
has an intimate relationship.” An award-winning architect and writer – this is his 20th book – and long-time professor at McGill University, he is currently emeritus professor of urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania. He spoke to The Globe... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How to Hack Your Way to Success With Real-World MBA Skills for Less Than $30circuit, Haroun has taught business students at Berkeley and Stanford, and has
How to Hack Your Way to Success With Real-World MBA Skills for Less Than $30
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 hours ago
circuit, Haroun has taught business students at Berkeley and Stanford, and has been awarded for his mentoring work at McGill University. He has also been featured in leading publications, including Entrepreneur. The course teaches everything... Read more
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Greenwich Time
How to Hack Your Way to Success With Real-World MBA Skills for Less Than $30circuit, Haroun has taught business students at Berkeley and Stanford, and has
How to Hack Your Way to Success With Real-World MBA Skills for Less Than $30
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 hours ago
circuit, Haroun has taught business students at Berkeley and Stanford, and has been awarded for his mentoring work at McGill University. He has also been featured in leading publications, including Entrepreneur. The course teaches everything... Read more
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The News-Times
How to Hack Your Way to Success With Real-World MBA Skills for Less Than $30circuit, Haroun has taught business students at Berkeley and Stanford, and has
How to Hack Your Way to Success With Real-World MBA Skills for Less Than $30
The News-Times / Posted 7 hours ago
circuit, Haroun has taught business students at Berkeley and Stanford, and has been awarded for his mentoring work at McGill University. He has also been featured in leading publications, including Entrepreneur. The course teaches everything... Read more
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Akron Zips
Akron Zips Women’s Basketball Foreign Tour Blog: Montreal Trip 2016 Day Fourearned a 66-58 triumph. Akron returns to action for their final contest of the
Akron Zips Women’s Basketball Foreign Tour Blog: Montreal Trip 2016 Day Four
Akron Zips / Posted 7 hours ago
earned a 66-58 triumph. Akron returns to action for their final contest of the 2016 foreign tour with a game against McGill University on Thursday, August 25 at 7 p.m. Tomorrow is another all-day adventure as the Zips are going on a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Urban sociologists call for expanding concepts of 'livable cities'and policy implementation. Angelo, who joined UC Santa Cruz a year ago, wrote
Urban sociologists call for expanding concepts of 'livable cities'
PhysOrg / Posted 10 hours ago
and policy implementation. Angelo, who joined UC Santa Cruz a year ago, wrote the piece with colleagues David Wachsmuth of McGill University and Daniel Aldana Cohen of the University of Pennsylvania. It is the lead commentary in Nature's opinion... Read more
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express
Is this the 'perfect' safe painkiller? Researchers in wonder drug discoverythe compound is yet to be tested on human beings. Commenting on the 'exciting
Is this the 'perfect' safe painkiller? Researchers in wonder drug discovery
express / Posted 11 hours ago
the compound is yet to be tested on human beings. Commenting on the 'exciting discovery', Professor Brigitte Kieffer of McGill University said: "Are we getting closer to the ideal pain-reliever? PZM21 is a leading member of a nascent of... Read more
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Akron Zips
Women's Basketball Falls Short Against Carleton, 66-58gain in the beginning of the final period. From there, the Ravens went on a 13-
Women's Basketball Falls Short Against Carleton, 66-58
Akron Zips / Posted 20 hours ago
gain in the beginning of the final period. From there, the Ravens went on a 13-0 run that was too much for Akron to battle back from. The Zips close out their 2016 foreign tour with a game against McGill University on Thursday, August 25 at... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Kevin “KC” Jones, who helped electrify Muni trolley, diesweeks after a suffering a bicycle accident near Glen Park. He was 60. A native
Kevin “KC” Jones, who helped electrify Muni trolley, dies
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
weeks after a suffering a bicycle accident near Glen Park. He was 60. A native of Cambridge, Mass., and a 1979 graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Mr. Jones came to San Francisco in 1981 and worked for three decades as a software engineer... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Common sense lacking in painkiller policiesSchool. He trained in general surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital, Universi
Common sense lacking in painkiller policies
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
School. He trained in general surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University and in gynecology at Harvard. His column is published by 70 Canadian newspapers, as well as... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Common sense lacking in painkiller policiesSchool. He trained in general surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital, Universi
Common sense lacking in painkiller policies
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
School. He trained in general surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University and in gynecology at Harvard. His column is published by 70 Canadian newspapers, as well as... Read more
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Business Wire
Former U.S. Attorney and First Director of FBI’s Terrorist Screening Center to Lead Guidepost Solutions’ D.C. Officejournalist. She also served as an Intelligence Officer for the Canadian Securit
Former U.S. Attorney and First Director of FBI’s Terrorist Screening Center to Lead Guidepost Solutions’ D.C. Office
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
journalist. She also served as an Intelligence Officer for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. Zavalkoff attended McGill University where she received degrees for a Bachelor of Common Law, a Bachelor of Civil Law, and a Bachelor of Arts.... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
7 back-school sleep tipsstudents who regularly get more sleep earn higher grades than the students who
7 back-school sleep tips
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 2 days ago
students who regularly get more sleep earn higher grades than the students who do not sleep well. In fact, researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute conducted a study with 75 healthy children and found... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Better Sleep = Better Gradesquality of sleep rather than the bed time that matters most in regard to academ
Better Sleep = Better Grades
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
quality of sleep rather than the bed time that matters most in regard to academic performance. Conducted by researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal, the study found a correlation between... Read more
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Times of Malta
Nanobot warsResearchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill Univ
Nanobot wars
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic agents capable of navigating through the bloodstream to... Read more
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ajc.com
Scan of Sting’s brain finds musical connectionsWhat the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by
Scan of Sting’s brain finds musical connections
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
What the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by reading the book, authored by rocker-turned-McGill University neurologist Daniel Levitin, Sting would end up inside an fMRI machine. As coincidence would have it, in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Child psychiatrist Dr. Taylor Statten II was an inspiration to young camperstheir families. During his time in Montreal, Dr. Statten served concurrently a
Child psychiatrist Dr. Taylor Statten II was an inspiration to young campers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
their families. During his time in Montreal, Dr. Statten served concurrently as an associate professor of psychiatry at McGill University. In the mid-sixties, he moved his family back to Ontario to become chief of psychiatry with the University... Read more
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Swissinfo
Foreign ministry No. 2 to stand downNajaf and Erbil in Iraq – the first high-level visit to Iraq by a senior Swiss
Foreign ministry No. 2 to stand down
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
Najaf and Erbil in Iraq – the first high-level visit to Iraq by a senior Swiss diplomat for over a decade. Rossier, a lawyer by training, had studied at the University of Fribourg, the College of Europe in Bruges and McGill University in Mo... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is newer better when it comes to cervical cancer screening programs?to spot cellular abnormalities under a microscope, said Eduardo Franco, directo
Is newer better when it comes to cervical cancer screening programs?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
to spot cellular abnormalities under a microscope, said Eduardo Franco, director of the division of cancer epidemiology at McGill University. That’s because the cellular changes could be more subtle in women who have been vaccinated, or because lab... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strange but true: The musical mind of Stingmake maps of how Sting's brain organises music," said the study's lead author,
Strange but true: The musical mind of Sting
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
make maps of how Sting's brain organises music," said the study's lead author, Daniel Levitin, a cognitive psychologist at McGill University. "That's important because at the heart of great musicianship is the ability to manipulate, in one's mind,... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Infiniti Engineering Academy contest crowns first Canadian winnerFelix Coutrier-Lamy, a second-year mechanical engineering student at Montreal’s
Infiniti Engineering Academy contest crowns first Canadian winner
Wheels.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Felix Coutrier-Lamy, a second-year mechanical engineering student at Montreal’s McGill University, is the winner of the first Infiniti Engineering Academy contest for Canada. The 21-year-old Gatineau, Que., native will move to England in November to... Read more
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New Kerala
Sting's brain scanned for new study on music - newkerala.com #107063reached out to Levitin because he is a fan of his book, "This Is Your Brain on
Sting's brain scanned for new study on music - newkerala.com #107063
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
reached out to Levitin because he is a fan of his book, "This Is Your Brain on Music", according to an article released by McGill University. Both functional and structural scans were conducted in one session at the brain imaging unit of McGill's... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Sting's brain scanned for new study on musicreached out to Levitin because he is a fan of his book, 'This Is Your Brain on
Sting's brain scanned for new study on music
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
reached out to Levitin because he is a fan of his book, 'This Is Your Brain on Music', according to an article released by McGill University. Both functional and structural scans were conducted in one session at the brain imaging unit of McGill's... Read more
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asianage
Sting’s brain scans provide window to his musical mindtechniques really allowed us to make maps of how Sting’s brain organises music,
Sting’s brain scans provide window to his musical mind
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
techniques really allowed us to make maps of how Sting’s brain organises music,” said lead author Daniel Levitin from McGill University in Canada. The research stemmed from a serendipitous encounter several years ago, researchers said. Sting... Read more
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asianage
Sting's brain scans provide window to his musical mindtechniques really allowed us to make maps of how Sting’s brain organises music,
Sting's brain scans provide window to his musical mind
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
techniques really allowed us to make maps of how Sting’s brain organises music,” said lead author Daniel Levitin from McGill University in Canada. The research stemmed from a serendipitous encounter several years ago, researchers said. Sting... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Innovative technologies in Agriculturedevelop and change the world. Image courtesy of Texas A&M University FACULTY
Innovative technologies in Agriculture
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
develop and change the world. Image courtesy of Texas A&M University FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, McGILL UNIVERSITY – CANADA With its esteemed international education, world-class professors, superb field facilities and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Neuroscientists scanned Sting's brain — here's what they learnedWhat the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by
Neuroscientists scanned Sting's brain — here's what they learned
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
What the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by reading the book, authored by rocker-turned-McGill University neurologist Daniel Levitin, Sting would end up inside an fMRI machine. As coincidence would have it, in... Read more
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The Hindu
Music to mitigate painhealth. One such is the meta-analysis of 400 studies done by Daniel J. Levitin,
Music to mitigate pain
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
health. One such is the meta-analysis of 400 studies done by Daniel J. Levitin, who studied the neuroscience of music at McGill University in Montreal and his postgraduate research fellow Mona Lisa Chanda, Ph.D. that found music improves the... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's own Leslie Odom Jr. may commit to 'Murder'the Washington Post reports, the former frontman of the Police, read This Is Yo
Philly's own Leslie Odom Jr. may commit to 'Murder'
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
the Washington Post reports, the former frontman of the Police, read This Is Your Brain on Music, by rocker-turned-McGill University neurologist Daniel Levitin. While in Montral for a concert, Sting visited Levitin's lab and the scientist... Read more
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PhysOrg
Two Barbados bird species enter the select club of string-pullerscognitive tests, according a study published August 17, 2016 in the open-access
Two Barbados bird species enter the select club of string-pullers
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
cognitive tests, according a study published August 17, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jean-Nicolas Audet from McGill University, Canada, and colleagues. String-pulling is considered one of the most complex problem-solving tasks for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Neuroscientists scanned Sting's brain — here's what they learnedWhat the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by
Neuroscientists scanned Sting's brain — here's what they learned
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
What the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by reading the book, authored by rocker-turned-McGill University neurologist Daniel Levitin, Sting would end up inside an fMRI machine. As coincidence would have it, in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Neuroscientists scanned Sting's brain — here's what they learnedWhat the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by
Neuroscientists scanned Sting's brain — here's what they learned
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
What the once and future Police frontman could not have anticipated is that by reading the book, authored by rocker-turned-McGill University neurologist Daniel Levitin, Sting would end up inside an fMRI machine. As coincidence would have it, in... Read more
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Raw Story
Brain scans reveal Sting’s masterful musical mindfamous singer-songwriter Sting asks for a tour of your science lab? If you’re D
Brain scans reveal Sting’s masterful musical mind
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
famous singer-songwriter Sting asks for a tour of your science lab? If you’re Daniel Levitin, a cognitive psychologist at McGill University, you ask the musician to return the favor by stepping into a brain scanner. And that was the auspicious... Read more
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CBC.ca
McGill education degree coming to Listuguj First NationA bachelor of education program offered through McGill University will debut in
McGill education degree coming to Listuguj First Nation
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
A bachelor of education program offered through McGill University will debut in Listuguj First Nation in September, taught by community members with master's degrees and doctorates. From 41 applicants, 25 students have been chosen, all Mi'kmaq... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Burn Victimsget in your training, the better you are at picking up little subtleties,” says
How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Burn Victims
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
get in your training, the better you are at picking up little subtleties,” says Jonathan Kanevsky, a plastic surgeon at the McGill University Health Center in Montreal. “But every physician is limited by the number of cases they’ve seen in their... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers develop new nanorobotic agents to deliver drugs by targeting cancerous tumoursResearchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill Univ
Researchers develop new nanorobotic agents to deliver drugs by targeting cancerous tumours
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic agents capable of navigating through the bloodstream to... Read more
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New Kerala
Gaming camera could better monitor MS treatment - newkerala.com #105609if a prescribed medication has been effective on the gait of the patient or not
Gaming camera could better monitor MS treatment - newkerala.com #105609
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
if a prescribed medication has been effective on the gait of the patient or not," said lead researcher Farnood Gholami from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. "Our developed framework can likely be used for other diseases causing gait... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Common gaming camera could be effective in evaluating walking difficulties of MS patientsas tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windo
Common gaming camera could be effective in evaluating walking difficulties of MS patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
as tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windows computer. A team of researchers led by McGill University postdoctoral fellow Farnood Gholami, supervised by Jozsef Kövecses from the Department of Mechanical... Read more
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PhysOrg
Legions of nanorobots target cancerous tumours with precisionbody to cure. Credit: Montréal Nanorobotics Laboratory Researchers from Polytec
Legions of nanorobots target cancerous tumours with precision
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
body to cure. Credit: Montréal Nanorobotics Laboratory Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Gaming camera could aid MS treatmentA team of researchers led by McGill University postdoctoral fellow Farnood Ghol
Gaming camera could aid MS treatment
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
A team of researchers led by McGill University postdoctoral fellow Farnood Gholami, supervised by Jozsef Kövecses from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Centre for Intelligent Machines, collaborated with Daria Trojan, a physiatrist in the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania campaign aims to decrease underage gamblingat 3 percent to 8 percent,” says the study by Christina Brezing of the Universi
Pennsylvania campaign aims to decrease underage gambling
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
at 3 percent to 8 percent,” says the study by Christina Brezing of the University of Florida, Jeffrey L. Derevensky of McGill University and Marc N. Potenza of Yale University. A 2009 study led by John Welte of the State University of New York... Read more
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CBC.ca
Charges in Bridgewater 'sexting' ring new territory for town — and expertsview the Bridgewater case with concern, saying that solutions other than the he
Charges in Bridgewater 'sexting' ring new territory for town — and experts
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
view the Bridgewater case with concern, saying that solutions other than the heavy hand of the law may be preferable. McGill University education professor Shaheen Shariff studied the "digitally empowered" generation of kids in a 2013 project... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Charges in 'sexting' ring spark mixed reaction in N.S. townview the Bridgewater case with concern, saying that solutions other than the he
Charges in 'sexting' ring spark mixed reaction in N.S. town
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
view the Bridgewater case with concern, saying that solutions other than the heavy hand of the law may be preferable. McGill University education professor Shaheen Shariff studied the "digitally empowered" generation of kids in a 2013 project... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Charges in ‘sexting’ ring a quandary for Nova Scotia town — and for expertsview the Bridgewater case with concern, saying that solutions other than the he
Charges in ‘sexting’ ring a quandary for Nova Scotia town — and for experts
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
view the Bridgewater case with concern, saying that solutions other than the heavy hand of the law may be preferable. McGill University education professor Shaheen Shariff studied the “digitally empowered” generation of kids in a 2013 project... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
A few new faces at the UIlight, polarization (which is not as easily perceived), with low power, low noi
A few new faces at the UI
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
light, polarization (which is not as easily perceived), with low power, low noise and high-resolution imaging. Hired from: McGill University, Canada. New position: Professor of physics, Brand and Monica Fortner Endowed Chair in Theoretical... Read more
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The Economic Times
Why scientists of Indian origin are leaving a better life and returning to IndiaInstitute of Immunology, Delhi, before exploring research opportunities abroad.
Why scientists of Indian origin are leaving a better life and returning to India
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
Institute of Immunology, Delhi, before exploring research opportunities abroad. She got her postdoctoral training from McGill University, Canada, and University of Michigan, US. After the exposure to foreign research labs, Ateeq came back to... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Empower Young People in Their Fight for Equality, Says New Oxfam Reportshould listen to, learn from, and work with us to create a more equitable futur
Empower Young People in Their Fight for Equality, Says New Oxfam Report
CommonDreams.org / Posted 12 days ago
should listen to, learn from, and work with us to create a more equitable future,” said Jennifer Glassco, a PhD student at McGill University who co-authored the report with Oxfam. Oxfam has brought over 100 young from around the world to this... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Time to Support Youth As Agents of Their Own Futureshould listen to, learn from, and work with us to create a more equitable futur
Time to Support Youth As Agents of Their Own Future
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 12 days ago
should listen to, learn from, and work with us to create a more equitable future,” said Jennifer Glassco, a PhD student at McGill University who co-authored the report with Oxfam. Oxfam has brought over 100 young from around the world to this... Read more
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