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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for July 11, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JUL 11 2018

CBC
Nova Scotia adds 10 residency spaces for medical students

Nova Scotia has its sights set on the growing pool of unmatched medical students in Canada as the province is finally moving forward on a plan to increase residency spaces.

Toronto Star
‘Dumb luck’ discovery could unlock treatment for Zika virus, Alberta researchers say

Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered new chemical compounds that have promising antiviral properties and could potentially lead to a treatment for Zika virus.

iPolitics
Copyright Brief: European Parliament votes to delay controversial Copyright Directive

In Canada, eyes turn to the appeal in the case of Access Copyright vs. York University after Laval U and Copibec settled their dispute.

PIE News
China shuts down 234 partnership programs

Beijing’s Ministry of Education has shut down more than one-fifth of the Sino-foreign joint programs and institutes on tertiary education in early July.

Winnipeg Free Press
Winnipeg researcher faces child-porn charges

An assistant professor at the University of Manitoba who has worked as an external research collaborator with the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) is facing charges of child pornography.

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