On the 25th anniversary of its founding, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada is embarking on a "Transformation" process aimed at renewing the human sciences in Canada. To effect this transformation, the Council has initiated a broad-based consultation with Canadian institutions of higher learning. Members of the McGill community are encouraged to have their say.
Nearly 2,000 grads have signed up for Alumnilife since it was launched in mid-January, and more are coming on board each day.
The robot Aqua — co-developed by McGill researchers — is showing signs that it will be able to do some pretty sophisticated science underwater.
Jennifer Heil was formally recognized as the women's overall moguls champion on the World Cup freestyle ski circuit, an honour she had sewn up even before the season's last race.
McGill biochemist Jerry Pelletier, along with U.S. researchers, has made a major breakthrough in treating cancer in mice with a new type of combination therapy called a one-two punch. The study will be presented in today's issue of the journal Nature.
McGill will receive nearly $13 million from three levels of government under the Canada-Quebec Infrastructure Program for the purposes of renovating the 88-year-old stadium. The Montreal Alouettes Football Club will also contribute to the project.
McGill University's Jazz Orchestra I was in fine form at the International Association for Jazz Educators Conference (IAJE) in Toronto in January of 2003.
McGill University has broken its own record for success in the Royal Bank Academic All-Canadian competition, with 132 top student-athletes in Canadian Interuniversity Sport in 2001-2002.
Antalium Inc. and Neuroceptor Inc., two spin-off companies of McGill and Queen's Universities respectively, have merged to form a new leading-edge biopharmaceutical company called PainCeptor Pharma Corporation. The new company is focused on the development of novel and effective therapeutic drugs for the treatment of acute and chronic pain.
As part of the activities marking its 100th anniversary, the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the McGill University Health Centre launched a new cookbook today entitled "Lovin' from the Oven."