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An internationally respected public university located in Montréal, Québec, Canada
An internationally respected public university located in Montréal, Québec, Canada

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How is it that fertilized chicken eggs manage to resist fracture from the outside, while at the same time, are weak enough to break from the inside during chick hatching? It’s all in the eggshell’s nanostructure, according to a new study led by McGill University scientists.
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Cosmologist Jonathan Sievers and international-relations scholar Jennifer Welsh have been named #Canada150 Research Chairs at McGill University.

https://mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/jonathan-sievers-and-jennifer-welsh-named-canada-150-research-chairs-286260
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A more sustainable way to refine metals
https://mcgill.ca/newsroom/node/31385/
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Best city for students in 2017? See what students think:
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At 98, Dr. Milner is not letting up in a nearly 70-year career
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The 2017 Desert Ecology Class Field Course (Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus of McGill University). Videography by Laura Lefebvre. (Music by Dan Mangan)
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Because of flooding issues, day and evening summer classes and exams are cancelled on Monday, May 8, 2017, at both McGill’s Macdonald Campus and its downtown campus.

http://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/classes-cancelled-because-flooding-monday-may-8-268027
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A lawyer and a philosopher on “us and them”— The migrant question
Global migration has stirred questions of human rights, democracy, of living together, of ‘us and them.’ The philosopher Charles Taylor and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, McGill University professor François Crépeau, explore these and other questions at a time of rising populism and what may be called the fear of others.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz-5NlmTeJE
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Later school start times could help Canadian teens’ grades and health, research indicates https://mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/we-need-talk-about-school-start-times-265256
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Jobs and the 4th Industrial Revolution: #wef17 Issue Briefing with +McGill University Principal Suzanne Fortier and +Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Erik Brynjolfsson
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