Science Literacy Week @ McGill 2017


Science Literacy Week @ McGill is happening from September 18 to 24!

New understanding of how muscles work

Published: 23Aug2017

Muscle malfunctions may be as simple as a slight strain after exercise or as serious as heart failure and muscular dystrophy. A new technique developed at McGill now makes it possible to look much...

Fear, fearlessness and animal extinction

Published: 24Jul2017

Too much fear can be dangerous for species’ survival. In fact, fear alone, even in the absence of a live predator, can lead to species’ extinction if the population size is small enough suggests a...

Healthy Brains For Healthy Lives Workshop: Mechanistic Models of Neurodegenerative Disorders


As part of McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative we are hosting a two-day workshop on July 10 and 11, 2017 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (de Grandpré...

Eastern Townships Canadian Club


Dr. Joe Schwarcz will present "Alternative Medicine - Hope or Hype?"   /ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences

2017 Neuro Epilepsy Day


The 2017 Annual MNI Epilepsy day will take place on April 6, 2017 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.  The day will include research presentations, a poster session, a mini...

Seeing Evolution in Fast Motion

Published: 2Sep2016

A new outdoor laboratory will serve as a facility for studying the effects on our lakes of climate change and chemicals commonly used in Quebec. It features a series of 96 experimental ponds...