A team of scientists led by McGill University Chair of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences , Professor Charles Lin, published an article in the January 29, 2002, issue of Geophysical Research Letters in which they explain a new method to help predicting flashfloods.
McGill University is showcasing its unique collection of Lincolniana donated by the late Dr.Joseph Nathanson, a McGill medical graduate from the United States, with special tours, an exhibit, and a major public lecture by historian and commentator Gil Troy on the evening of Abraham Lincoln's birthday, February 12.
Following the news thatMcGill, Sherbrooke and Bishop's universities are creating an independent venture capital firm called MSBI, we thought†a fact-sheet was in order to provide a few essential details.
Calling the Quebec government "an essential partner" if the University is to fulfil its promise to society, Principal Bernard Shapiro today addressed the parliamentary commission on education, in the company of other senior McGill officials and a student representative, at the National Assembly in Quebec City. While he thanked the government for last year's start on reinvesting in the system of higher education, Principal Shapiro noted that McGill has not received its fair share from Quebec.
Several years after his retirement as editor of the British scientific journal Nature, Sir John Maddox remains active as a speaker and writer on his favourite topic: the exciting road ahead for scientists. On March 19, Maddox will deliver the Beatty Memorial Lecture at McGill University (6 pm in the Fieldhouse Auditorium, Leacock 132).
Maddox was at the helm of one of the world's most prestigious scientific publications for almost 23 years, helping shape science by deciding what to publish.
October 9 - 11, 2002 at McGill University, Montreal
Relive Montreal's plant past by visiting Canada's oldest herbarium. The 560 herbal specimens preserved at the McGill University Herbarium are now available on-line. Browse through the site and rediscover Montreal of the 1820's, when the island was wild and the Miron Quarry was a bog filled with rare native orchids.
Gordon Roberts, a James McGill professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering at McGill University, is an international leader in testing mixed-signal microelectronic chips.
A priceless collection of letters, photos and rare autographed books by a quartet of CanLit greats will soon be available for public consultation at McGill. Author, filmmaker and native Montrealer William Weintraub will donate hundreds of his letters with authors Mordecai Richler, Mavis Gallant and Brian Moore to the McGill University Libraries, Rare Books and Special Collections Division.
Following the announcement that Francesco Bellini is the lead benefactor behind McGill's new life sciences bldg., here are a few biographical details on the Montreal scientist and businessman.