VP (Research and International Relations) news
Because of computational advances over the last decade, McGill Professor Roussos Dimitrakopoulos, has developed new modeling techniques for mine planning and production forecasting that take into account uncertainty in the supply of minerals. As a result, mining companies are getting a much higher return on investment and also more metal production from the same asset.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) publishes the Red List of Threatened Species describing the conservation status of various species of plants and animals. Now, however, an international team of researchers led by McGill biologist Jonathan Davies suggests that the criteria for assessing risk of extinction in plants should be revisited.
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One questions conventional interpretations of the Cold War’s end; another counters views of pre-modern Chinese women by examining their own words in recovered literature
People who have strokes are often left with moderate to severe physical impairments. Now, thanks to a glove developed at McGill, stroke patients may be able to recover hand motion by playing video games.
Scientists studied the global influence of human population on corals reefs and were surprised to find that highly diverse reef fish systems are the most vulnerable to human threats
McGill sociologist finds strong correlation between unemployment and mortality with most significant effects felt by men who become unemployed in their early or mid-careers.
McGill geology researchers’ discovery of high concentrations of CO2 at mid-ocean ridges confirms explosive nature of certain volcanic eruptions
Dr. Wagdi (Fred) Habashi has just been named the recipient of the 2011 McCurdy Award given out by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI). The award is given to recognize outstanding achievement in the science and creative aspects of engineering relating to aeronautics and space research.