Canadian and U.S. researchers say they have found the oldest rocks in the world, along the Northern Quebec coast of Hudson's Bay. The rocks are estimated to be 4.28 billion years old, according to a team of researchers from McGill University, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C.
The remains of a 30-foot-long predatory dinosaur discovered along the banks of Argentina's Rio Colorado is helping to unravel how birds evolved their unusual breathing system. McGill's Hans Larsson was part of the team that made the discovery, published Sept. 29 in the online journal PLos ONE and announced at a news conference in Mendoza, Argentina.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum will share with alumni and friends the bold vision for McGill’s future, as we build on our strengths and continue our proud tradition of making history in virtually all fields of human endeavour. In addition, one of McGill’s outstanding academics will give a lively and thought-provoking presentation on:
Please join us for the inaugural session of the McGill Arts/Law Colloquium 2008-2009. Professor Mark Antaki (Fac. of Law) will present "Federalism and constitutional entrenchment", a paper by Professor Jacob T. Levy (Dept. of Political Science). Presentation of the paper will be followed by a brief commentary by the author and an open discussion.
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) is pleased to announce that the 2008-2009 The World Needs More Canada lecture will be delivered by Robert Rabinovitch. Wine and cheese reception to follow. Admission is free & open to all; however, RSVPs are encouraged.
The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) has been invited by the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) to submit an amicus curiae brief to the Court in the case of Kaing Guek Eav alias "Duch", accused of committing crimes against humanity and war crimes as a leader of the Khmer Rouge.
B.Sc.(N.) U2 advising session: October 9, 2008, 11:30-12:30, Stewart Biology, Rm S3/3.
Atelier Big City (Adjunct Professor Howard Davies, with Anne Cormier and Randy Cohen) has won the Award for Architectural Integration, a special heritage award from the City of Montreal (L'Opération patrimoine architectural de Montréal 2008). This award is presented to a business for its efforts to enhance an old neighbourhood by integrating a new, quality construction into the existing urban fa
Intergroup violence more likely when government intercedes in a nation’s economy, McGill researchers say
McGill Desautels recognized among top 30 in North America by Global Recruiters Top 100 Business Report
QS Global Recruiters Top 100 Business Report ranks McGill Desautels 30th in North America as reported by international recruiters. Canadian schools made much progress in this most recent survey, with McGill topping the list: "McGill University, which had grown steadily in recognition during the last five years is the most striking improver."