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Engaging the Public Where They Live: Lessons for Better Science Communication from Media Personalities and Strategists

A student-run non-profit that works to foster the student voice in science policy and evidence-informed policy-making in Canada, last year the...

MUHC joins Montreal key partners to bring cancer research to the next level

Leading researchers, cancer centres and hospitals in Montreal, and the Terry Fox Research Institute are partnering to generate new...

Annual 3MT competition delivers (sound) bite-sized research excellence

Recently, McGill held its seventh annual 3-Minute Thesis/ Ma thèse en 180 secondes competition in which graduate students deliver concise...

Pushing screening of ovarian and endometrial cancers one step further

A team from the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has joined forces with researchers at...

Pancreatic cancer research: personalized approach brings new hope to patients

Few early detection tests, undetectable symptoms, limited treatment options and no known biomarkers that can be used to direct...

Unprecedented Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment

In Canada, cancer remains the leading cause of illness-related death in children. In an effort to accelerate research breakthroughs...

Research trainees, enter the CFI’s #IAmInnovation Twitter contest to win!

Calling all students and post-docs — between October 2 and December 1, 2017, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) wants to hear how working in state-of-the-art facilities and with cutting-edge equipment has helped you and...

Searching for the “signature” causes of BRCAness in breast cancer

Breast cancer cells with defects in the DNA damage repair–genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 have a mutational signature...

Joint Summer Student Research Day: A new part of the summer culture

For students eager to spend a few months in a leading research laboratory and conduct a hands-on project, summer is the time to try it...

Encouraging results for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is devastating news for patients and their loved ones. Whereas some types...