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Life Sciences - Jul 2
Hauffiopteryx altera (Latin for different from ) has been identified as a new species of Ichthyosaurs by researchers from McGill University and the State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart in Germany.
Career - Jun 30

Funded through a grant from the Max Bell Foundation, the Policy Scholars program provides Max Bell School MPP students with research fellowships at prominent Canadian policy organizations. McGill University's Max Bell School of Public Policy has partnered with three distinguished Canadian think tanks for the inaugural year of the School's Policy Scholars program - a series of research fellowships awarded annually to promising Master of Public Policy (MPP) students.

Pharmacology - Jun 25

Amid initial public and scientific optimism for hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a potential treatment for COVID-19, health care professionals raised concerns about shortages of this inexpensive drug, which is widely used in the treatment of several rheumatic diseases such as arthritis.

Health - Jun 25

$109M fund aims to mitigate impact of the pandemic on care delivery in Canada and beyond, as well as contribute to better understanding of the disease By Gillian Woodford Nine McGill University-led projects are among the 139 selected for funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)'s COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity, announced on June 25, 2020.

Health - Jun 22

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen this summer, Canadians will spend more time outdoors and make the most of the sunshine. A new study from McGill University suggests why men may be more genetically prone to develop skin cancer.

Environment - Jun 18

Today, a group of 15 leading universities across Canada, spearheaded by McGill University and the University of Toronto, are uniting to tackle the global challenge of climate change by pledging to follow responsible investment practices.

Life Sciences - Jun 25

Launching on June 26, 2020, the Helmholtz International BigBrain Analytics Learning Laboratory  (HIBALL) will work to create 3D brain models at an unprecedented cellular-level resolution. Co-led by Katrin Amunts, from Forschungszentrum Jülich  (FZJ) in Germany and Alan Evans from The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and McGill University  in Canada, the project builds on more than two decades of collaborations between the Amunts and Evans labs.

Environment - Jun 25

Activists protesting against environmental injustices around the world suffer from high rates of criminalization, physical violence and murder, according to a study published this week in Global Environmental Change .

Computer Science - Jun 25

By giving women access to information they otherwise wouldn't have, mobile phones are transforming lives. Putting smart phones in women's hands could be a powerful tool to support sustainable development goals in the developing world, according to researchers from McGill University, University of Oxford and Bocconi University.

Health - Jun 18

Graduation is a pivotal event, whatever the circumstances may be-and while we know there's no replacement for crossing the stage, McGill University will mark this once-in-a lifetime occasion by celebrating all of our graduates' accomplishments.

Astronomy - Jun 17

A Canadian-led team of astronomers, including researchers from McGill University, has discovered that a repeating fast radio burst (FRB) originating from a nearby galaxy pulses at regular intervals.

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