Two members of the McGill community were among the winners of the prestigious Prix du Québec, presented at the National Assembly on November 18: Frederick Andermann (Prix Wilder-Penfield for biomedical research) and Lorne Trottier (Prix Lionel-Boulet for leadership in scientific advancement).
Two McGill students have won 2003 Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards for their research in aerospace science and engineering. Katrina Brandstadt, a materials engineering graduate student, and Nancy Martineau, a doctoral student in geomorphology, are two of three Canadian winners.
Mighty oaks from tiny acorns grow, and acorns don't get much smaller than the materials that will built at the Tools for Nanoscience Facility, opened November 10 in the Rutherford and Wong buildings.
Joelle Schmitz is a Fulbright Scholar who recently arrived at McGill to study interprovincial and international trade. She's the 26th Fulbright scholar to study here.
Nanotechnology research, the science of miniaturizing through ultra-sophisticated machinery, has obtained globally competitive headquarters at McGill University. Ten researchers from McGill's Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering have teamed up to create the University's new nanotechnology hub, which consists of 8,000 square feet of lab space.
McGill University has been declared Canadian Research University of the Year (Medical/Doctoral category) by Research Infosource Inc., University officials announced this morning.
Scientists from McGill University and the University of California have discovered a way to reverse breast cancer in lab mice, paving the way for drugs that could eradicate the disease.
Come learn more about native narratives. Author, scholar and photographer Thomas King will wax eloquent on this very topic at McGill on November 5 as part of CBC's 2003 Massey Lecture series.
Internationally renowned McGill philosopher Charles Taylor was awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's Gold Medal for Achievement in Research, the Council's highest honour, in Ottawa on Thursday night. For more information, please see the SSHRC website.