Two McGill University students were the big winners of a Quebec-wide scientific competition this week. Faculty of Engineering students Yunlu Shen (civil) and Julie-Anne Denis (mechanical) both received awards of $5,000 from "Chapeau les filles! Excelle Science." The contest is organized by the Government of Quebec to recognize achievements of women who enter technical, professional and scientific disciplines. Participants are from the high school, CEGEP and university levels. Some 55 young women were honoured with awards of $1,000 to $5,000.
Peta Tancred was selected as Woman of Distinction in the Public Service category at the gala of the Women's Y Foundation on May 12.
McGill's Redpath Museum hosts the unveiling of a new issue of stamps: John James Audubon's Canadian bird masterpieces.
MUHC launches international search for new Associate Executive Director of the Montreal Children’s Hospital
Diane Borisov named Interim Associate Executive Director
MUHC experts offer information and advice
The Association des hôpitaux du Québec bestows two awards for excellence in energy efficiency management
McGill's Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (GSLIS) turns 100 this May. To celebrate, the GSLIS is holding several talks on May 15. Then, the pros and cons of digital research journals will be examined during a McGill symposium on May 17.
Two McGill students have been named leaders of tomorrow in a special report in Maclean's magazine that's just hit newsstands. The McGill students are Felix-Antoine Boudreault, 26, a master's student in Civil Engineering, and Alexandra Conliffe, 24, who will soon graduate with her bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering and head to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. A third Maclean's achiever is joining McGill as a research fellow next fall. These remarkable scholars under 30 were chosen from 400 nominations submitted by universities across the country.
Scientists at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine have discovered a key step that will provide new targets for treatments of many degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Cystic Fibrosis and Diabetes.
Dr. Courchesne is keynote speaker during the Montreal Children's Hospital's Annual Donald Cohen Autism Lecture
You are invited to learn more about autism during a public lecture by special guest Dr. Eric Courchesne, Director of the Center for Autism Research at the Children's Hospital Research Center, San Diego, California.