Brian Ward, a McGill professor of microbiology and researcher at the McGill University Health Centre, was the first lecturer in the University's new learning series for media: Insight @ McGill. The topic: avian flu.
As one of Canada's preeminent universities, it's not surprising that McGill faculty, students and alumni regularly pioneer in a variety of fields. As we approach International Women's Day, we'd like to highlight female trailblazers, starting with McGill's principal.
A team of McGill MBA students has won first place at one of the largest international case competitions in North America. The Vanderbilt MBA eStrategy Case Competition was held at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where 15 top business schools strove to develop a growth strategy for WebMD Envoy.
Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and the Montreal Proteomics Network at McGill University have published the most complete picture to date of the components of the molecular machinery that controls the entry of nutrients and other molecules into cells.
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.
Could the 21st century be the epoch where the sexes go their separate ways? Film director and writer Katherine Gilday examines the question in her NFB documentary "Women and Men Unglued," which is being screened at McGill University on Wednesday, March 24.
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.
Canada has produced few writers as polarizing as Mordecai Richler. Loved for his acerbic wit and complete disregard for sacred cows — and loathed for the same reasons — Richler was an author of international standing. The Richler Challenge: Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19, 2004.