Architecture student Lara Pascali looks at the phenomenon of Italian North American homes with two separate kitchens: one upstairs for show and a basement one for use.
A new interdisciplinary undergraduate program that blends philosophy and religion will allow students to explore the long history of the interaction between Greek philosophy and Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
At 84 Mario Bunge recently published a paper on quantum mechanics — just to see if he still could. The philosopher and physicist's worldview is formed both by his academic passions and by his upbringing in Argentina.
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.
Two McGill researchers have been awarded Killam Research Fellowships: Brian Young, Department of History, and Hong Guo, Department of Physics. In all, 17 outstanding Canadian researchers have been awarded a total of $2 million in the 36th annual competition for Killam Research Fellowships, administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.
Pierre Dutilleul is a statistician who studies trees. Examining how branching patterns affect light-gathering efficiency in plants can improve our understanding of photosynthesis, and by extension, food production and the environment.
Hockey is Canada's passion — but it's a dangerous sport, even when you are wearing all your safety gear. David Pearsall is a McGill researcher who is studying helmets to fine-tune their protective properties for all players.
SSHRC is running a cross-country consultation on a process it calls "From Granting Council to Knowlege Council". Associate dean (Research and Graduate Studies) John Galaty is coordinating McGill's contributions.
The British journal The Scientist surveyed universities from the U.S., Canada and Europe to find which ones were best for postdocs. Outside of America, University of Alberta was tops in the list, University of Liverpool was second, and McGill was the next best Canadian university.
PORT is a transdisciplinary program with the objective of preparing the next generation of researchers to design, evaluate and implement state-of-the-art psychosocial interventions, based on solid theoretical foundations, and apply them to care in the oncology field.
A new report from Montréal International details the economic impact of Montreal's four universities. "Universities: Catalysts for the Development of Metro Montréal" contains an abundance of new data concerning the tremendous contribution that universities make to the economic vitality of the city.