Ten years ago on May 24, Teresa Servedio weighing seven pounds, was the first baby to be born at the Royal Victoria Hospital Birthing Centre
Professor Jim Torczyner, director of the McGill Middle East Program (MMEP) in Civil Society and Peace Building, was awarded the Jordan Red Crescent's Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanitarian Field this May. Professor Torczyner accepted the medal, presented by Jordanian Prime Minister Faisal Fayez in Amman, on behalf of the MMEP's partners, staff and volunteers who devote themselves to humanitarian and peace building efforts.
Dr. Wangari Maathai, who made the Green Belt Movement of Kenya an international triumph of environmental conservation and consciousness raising, will deliver a Beatty Memorial Lecture at McGill University on the topic "Standing up for the Environment."
McGill University professors Margaret Gillett and John J.M. Bergeron are being recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).
From May 25 to 28, health policy makers from Canada, Europe, Latin America and New Zealand are taking part in the first conference of the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR).
Twenty-one speakers take part in the Canada-U.S. Joint Workshop on Innovative Chemistry in Clean Media held at McGill University May 20 and 21.
Henry Mintzberg's cutting edge approach to leadership development is at the heart of a new leadership program which is attracting attention from some of Canada's top companies.
More than half of Quebecers over 65 have no teeth. According to researchers from McGill's Faculty of Dentistry and the McGill University Health Centre, implant dentures may be the solution.
Suzelle Barrington, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University's Macdonald Campus and Farm, has developed an anaerobic method of digesting pig manure. Rather than it being stored in the open round cement vats one sees in the country, Macdonald Farm's manure is sealed under a plastic cover that is inflated as the manure ferments.
Two of McGill's top administrators, Robert Rabinovitch and Heather Munroe-Blum, have been invited to take part in the pomp and pageantry of the world's biggest amateur sporting event — right here in Montreal.