Université de Montréal

Université de Montréal

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Health - Aug 8
Research in immunology sheds new light on the ability of cells to contribute more effectively to the body's immune response through internal communication.
Life Sciences - Aug 3

Jean-François Côté has been with the IRCM for 17 years and already serving as Interim President and Scientific Director since July 2021. Mr. Richard Mayrand, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the IRCM, confirms the appointment of Dr. Jean-François Côté as President and Scientific Director of the IRCM.

Health - Aug 1

A research team from UdeM's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is investigating the source of anaplasmosis, an emerging tick-borne disease.

Environment - Jul 25

A research team led by Marc Amyot is assessing the environmental impact of building a dam on permafrost at Inukjuak, in collaboration with the Inuit community.

Music - Jul 20

In a series of listening experiments, an UdeM postdoc finds that having lyrics in a song-or even meaningless syllables that change-makes it more difficult to hear when the singer's not in key. Ever notice when someone's singing out of key? Like when you're in a karaoke bar and your best friend belts out her favorite Adele track but woefully misses the mark? Ever wonder how you know right away she's singing flat? Well, Michael Weiss might have an answer for you.

Health - Aug 1

Researchers at Université de Montréal find that social support among LGBTQ+ community members - sometimes called "chosen families" - can help them better cope psychologically with the pandemic. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of inequities faced by their community to the fore, including the precarious state of their mental health.

Computer Science - Jul 27

An UdeM computer scientist and his PhD candidate have developed a tool for animators to use bitmap sketches to control how a character stands and moves in three dimensions. What's the best way to get 3D characters in videogames to look real and expressive? Two computer scientists at Université de Montréal have come up with answer: use simple bitmap sketches to make their poses more lifelike.

Health - Jul 20

Plans for a first-ever "living ethics" laboratory get off the ground at UdeM and the IRCM. Patients - and issues of ethics - may well be at the heart of healthcare, but with the system so challenging these days they often get overlooked and lost in the shuffle of daily operations.

Veterinary - Jul 18

Doctoral candidate Léa Delesalle travelled to Kuujjuaq to document the impact of a program aimed at improving human cohabitation with canines in the northern Quebec community.

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