The intricate dynamics of an extraordinary double pulsar system are made clearer by the work of Scott Ransom, a postdoctoral researcher in McGill's Department of Physics, in a study appearing in the April 29 issue of the scientific journal Nature.
The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre provides specialized pediatric health care in Quebec through its Child, Youth and Family Health Network.
McGill law professor Roderick A. Macdonald is one of five Canadians who have been awarded the prestigious Trudeau Fellows Prize for outstanding contributions to issues of public policy this year. Another prizewinner, Professor Ann Dale of Royal Roads University, received her PhD from McGill under the supervision of Professor Stuart Hill, Department of Natural Resource Sciences. Each Fellow receives a $150,000 prize paid over three years, plus a $25,000 annual allowance for travel and research expenses.
As Poland enters the European Union, a group of emerging Polish business leaders are coming to the McGill Faculty of Management for four days of management training. Following this training, they will spend a few days at a Canadian organization with which they share a strong business interest.
Can computer games help raise self-esteem? Absolutely. In a world-first study, researchers from McGill University's Department of Psychology have created and tested computer games that are specifically designed to help people enhance their self-acceptance.
In a world-first, researchers from McGill University's Department of Psychology have developed and tested computer games that can actually help people enhance their self-acceptance. Read on for brief facts concerning the studies that will be published in Psychological Science and the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.
Alain Beaudet, professor with McGill's Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, has been appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec.
Two McGill University students were the big winners of a Quebec-wide scientific competition this week. Faculty of Engineering students Yunlu Shen (civil) and Julie-Anne Denis (mechanical) both received awards of $5,000 from "Chapeau les filles! Excelle Science." The contest is organized by the Government of Quebec to recognize achievements of women who enter technical, professional and scientific disciplines. Participants are from the high school, CEGEP and university levels. Some 55 young women were honoured with awards of $1,000 to $5,000.
Peta Tancred was selected as Woman of Distinction in the Public Service category at the gala of the Women's Y Foundation on May 12.
McGill's Redpath Museum hosts the unveiling of a new issue of stamps: John James Audubon's Canadian bird masterpieces.