As McGill's library collection ages and grows, storing and caring for several million items to maximize their lifespan is increasingly important. Preservation librarian Ann Marie Holland is on the job.
At the 2004 International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) Conference, McGill Management PhD student in Information Systems Elisa Gagnon received the Best Research Paper award for the paper she co-authored with Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems Richard McCarthy, from Quinnipiac University.
"Florence on the Eve of the Renaissance," a conference from the Department of Italian Studies, will present different aspects of the scientific, cultural and moral frameworks of the Florentine merchant class at the beginning of the Renaissance.
A review of graduate Kathryn Hall's book that dispels the myth that a lack of sexual desire in women necessarily indicates a hormonal problem and instead focuses on how to get in touch with lost or neglected sexual feelings.
Grant McFadden, BSc'70, PhD'75, and Alexandra Lucas, BSc'75, are a husband-and-wife research team seeking to develop an anti-inflammation drug by using a virus once employed to kill rabbits.
Independent research teams based at Northwestern University in the U.S. and at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Canada are reporting similar findings about a rare and potentially life-threatening form of anemia known as antibody-associated pure red-cell aplasia (PRCA).
Maria Petrucci-Samija, PhD'99, is at the forefront of R&D in the science of harnessing photons for practical uses. MIT's prestigious Technology Review says she is one of the world's top innovators under 35; Colin Hill, MSc'98, also made the cut.
No link between MMR vaccination and autism - Study by international team to be published in the Lancet
Parents worried by the media coverage of a possible link between MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination and autism can relax. A major new study has concluded MMR vaccination is not associated with increased risk of autism.
The successful Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge program, which taught students the finer points of good science journalism, is now getting a counterpart for the social sciences and humanities — Writing About Research at McGill.
Paolo Vivante, John MacNaughton Emeritus Professor of Classics, died peacefully in his 82nd year on Saturday morning, July 17, at the Montreal General Hospital, of respiratory complications.