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Headlines for July 30, 2019


The Globe and Mail
In a push for diversity, medical schools overhaul how they select Canada’s future doctors
The selection method to get into Canadian medical schools has resulted in classes that fall short of some universities’ goals for racial and socioeconomic diversity.

London Free Press
Western University opens $16M research lab for world’s most deadly bacteria, viruses
Western is celebrating the grand opening of a containment lab and imaging centre where researchers will study some of humankind’s most serious viruses and bacteria.

The Province
UBC professors say world’s largest telescope shouldn’t be built on Indigenous land in Hawaii
Several dozen University of British Columbia faculty members wrote an open letter urging the university to suspend its involvement with the project.

London Free Press
Brescia prof to research gossip as social currency for oppressed women
A professor at Brescia University College is hoping to find out through a new research project that looks at early literary representations of women to see if gossip and slander actually can hold social power.

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