After inspiring more than eight million visitors worldwide, the acclaimed Earth From Above exhibit by renowned photojournalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand will be on display in Montreal this summer. The exhibition consists of more than 120 giant-sized photographs (large-sized prints: 6 ft x 4 ft / 180 cm x 120 cm) accompanied by descriptive texts that invite the viewer to reflect on the evolution of the planet. The striking images will be displayed along the western side of McGill College Avenue between Ste. Catherine and Sherbrooke Street from June 5 to September 15, 2002.
Dr. Irv Binik, a Psychology professor at McGill and director of the Royal Victoria Sex and Couple Therapy Service, has been looking into the problem of pain during intercourse among women. He focuses particularly on the problems of dyspareunia and vaginismus, both of which are types of recurrent acute pain during intercourse.
Getting students excited about science is a critical concern for McGill. Thatís why the University has created a new McGill Science Award, as a way of boosting the number of scientists-in-the-making who actually pursue higher education in the discipline.
An international team of researchers that is publishing the results of the first-ever comprehensive genetic profiling of any organism, in this case yeast, which has proved a successful model for understanding the basic functions of human cells. The July 25 issue of the scientific journal Nature includes an article entitled, "Functional profiling of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome." Canadian authors include a team led by McGill University Biology Professor Howard Bussey.
Montrealers wishing to add depth to the city's biggest outdoor photo exhibit should head over to McGill's downtown campus this summer. From July 24 to September 4, professors from McGill's Department of Geography and School of Urban Planning will be adding context to120 photos taken by photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, which are currently displayed along McGill College Ave.
McGill chemistry professor Adi Eisenberg is publishing results of work on the science which could lead to the improvement of drug delivery to the body.
The McIntyre building, home to the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University, is safe.
For the first time, a university outside of the United States has been named one of the "Hot Schools" for 2003 by Kaplan/Newsweek's annual college guide.
Social sciences and humanities research is getting a financial boost at McGill University. About $4.3 million in funding is being awarded to 49 McGill scientists.
Entitled Managing the Saint Lawrence River, the Brace Centre for Water Resources Management symposium will bring together five experts who have closely studied the possible consequences of recent variations in the water level of thebig river.: Monday, September 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in room R2-046 of the Raymond Building on Macdonald Campus of McGill University.