Scholars off to Oxford and Middle East to help foster understanding and democracy.
McGill University researchers took part in a major North American study to compare two treatments for Parkinson's disease. The four-year clinical trial established that two drugs, levodopa and pramipexole, are both viable initial treatments for Parkinson's disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system.
For the second year in a row, McGill University has ranked first overall in the category of "Campus race/class relations friendliest" in The Princeton Review's annual college guide, The Best 357 Colleges. Also, according to the 2005 Fiske Guide to Colleges, McGill is "the Canadian university best known south of the border."
Roméo Dallaire has been invited by the Université du Nouveau Monde, in conjunction with McGill University's Quebec Studies Program, to deliver a major lecture on August 21. Retired Lieutenant-General Dallaire, the former commander of the peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the genocide, will deliver a lecture, in French, on conflict, globalization and the role of nations in peacetime.
Research conducted at McGill University, recently published in the journal Physical Review, could significantly improve short-term weather forecasts and address important global warming concerns.
Twenty-six McGill psychology assistants and students embark on daredevil Epic Journey, Friday, September 3.
McGill University regrets to announce the recent death of Kathleen 'Katie' Currier, a first-year student from Essex Junction, Vermont, whose body was found in her residence room Saturday, September 3, 2004.
Would you like to put your managerial, strategic and critical decision-making skills to the ultimate test during a student competition in Paris? Consider the L'Oréal e-Strat Challenge.
Did you know it costs taxpayers more than a billion dollars per year to treat Canadians with asthma? Qutayba Hamid knows too well the human cost behind laboured breathing. As head of the respiratory axis at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), Hamid is actively hunting for better asthma treatments to help Canadians breathe easier.
During a three-year study, researchers from McGill University's School of Social Work examined ways to boost the well-being of lower income kids through different forms of art. On September 20, academics, policy-makers and practitioners are gathering in Montreal to discuss the findings of the National Arts and Youth Demonstration Project.