The Harper government is snuggling up too closely to the United States at the expense of Canada's influence in the rest of the world, former prime minister Joe Clark, professor at the Centre for Developing Areas Studies, told a McGill audience on Wednesday. "Mr. Harper and his colleagues are moving away from the central elements of the foreign policy that has been a strength of Canada under both Progressive Conservative and Liberal governments."
Victoria Kaspi laughs at the prediction beside her name in the high school yearbook. "My ambition was to be a famous scientist and mother of six." At 39, she's at least halfway there. An astrophysicist at McGill, Kaspi's groundbreaking research tracking pulsar stars has won her many accolades, most recently the CAP Herzberg medal and Steacie Prize, national awards for research excellence.
McGill University researchers have discovered how the antiviral agent foscarnet inhibits HIV replication, laying the groundwork for the development of similar but less toxic drugs. Their findings have been published in the February issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
A common but poorly understood disorder stigmatizes and isolates patients
Concrete solutions proposed by Université Laval, McGill University, Université de Montréal and Université de Sherbrooke.
Dispelling the widely held notion that all Anglophone screenwriters live in Toronto, Media@McGill is pleased to present a Writers Guild of Canada conference on English screenwriting in Quebec.
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada will mark the 25th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms at its 2007 annual national conference. "The Charter @ 25" / “la Charte @ 25 ans”, will be held at the Omni Mount-Royal Hotel in Montreal from February 14 to 16, 2007.
McGill researcher blogs from frozen Antarctica as largest telescope ever deployed at South Pole nears completion.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and the heads of three other research-intensive Quebec universities present a united front at a press conference in which they demand that the Quebec government address the issue of underfunding.
One of McGill's crown jewels, Macdonald Campus, turns 100.