PHECDerek Wasyliw, second-year Master’s student in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is the recipient of the 2018 Physical & Health Education (PHE) Canada Research Council Emerging Scholar Award, and is PHE Canada's Researcher of the Month.

Classified as: Research, Awards
Published on: 24 Apr 2018

Initiative aims to expose high school students to opportunities in health professions fields

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine
Published on: 23 Apr 2018

Partners agree to share resources, establish steering committee for closer collaboration

On April 20, 2018, Canadian, Chinese and Cuban neuroscience institutes strengthened an existing partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Chengdu, China.

Partners in the agreement include The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University, The Cuban Neuroscience Center, The University of Electronic Sciences and Technology of China, The West China Hospital, and The Tianfu New Area of Chengdu (TFNA).

Classified as: Canada, China, Cuba, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Research, Partnership
Published on: 23 Apr 2018

The spring 2018 edition of Dialogues, the biannual newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has been published and may be viewed online here (.pdf).

Classified as: Research, IHDW, MIIE
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

Dr. Labib Girgis, who recently completed a Masters degree in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University, is a PhD student in our department. We are pleased to announce that the Master's thesis of Dr. Girgis was awarded a prize from the Quebec Population Health Research Network which will be conferred at their annual meeting in September 2018.

We would like to congratulate Dr. Girgis on this well-deserved award!

Classified as: Family Medicine, Research
Published on: 9 Apr 2018

Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from McGill University and Université de Montréal.

Classified as: microbiome, Plants, fungi, bacteria, toxicity, Genome Canada, Genome Québec, NSERC, plant science, Research, Université de Montréal, bioinformatics, plant biology
Published on: 28 Mar 2018

The Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative is happy to announce the launch of its Neuro-Innovation Fund. HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept research grants, and funding from traditional investors (angels, venture capitalist, institutional investors). The Fund will provide technology development grants to support further proof of principle and/or add value to new technologies or inventions related to the research themes of HBHL.

Classified as: brain, funding, grant, neuroscience, Research
Published on: 23 Mar 2018

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is a high profile, high priority multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral initiative located at McGill University made possible with support from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). The HBHL Strategic Research Plan outlines the vision, deliverables, and overall goals of the initiative, and the research priorities of its four research themes.

Classified as: brain, funding, grant, neuroscience, Research
Published on: 6 Mar 2018

This week McGill University announced their prestigious internal recognition awards for 2018. Among the awardees, recognized for their outstanding research contributions, were Faculty of Education professors Ratna Ghosh, Shaheen Shariff, and Eve-Marie Quintin.

Classified as: IHDW, definetheline, Research, MIIE
Published on: 5 Mar 2018

McGill ResearchMcGill's Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, has produced a series of videos highlighting recent inductees to the Royal Society of Canada.

Classified as: Research, IHDW
Published on: 1 Mar 2018

The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce the 2018-2019 recipients for Innovation Fund AwardsThis annual $100,000 opportunity is meant to provide support for five projects formulated by membership targeting efforts in clinical innovation.

This year, due to quality and budgeting, the number of projects that will be funded has expanded to 6 in total. The projects that were selected are as follows:

Classified as: pediatrics, Research, clinical innovation
Published on: 1 Mar 2018

Dozens of McGill researchers will participate in two of the five “superclusters” announced Thursday, Feb. 15, by the federal government and funded under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

Classified as: supercluster, Research, grains, protein
Published on: 19 Feb 2018

 textPreventing Extremism through Educational Research (PEER), a research team headed by Professor Ratna Ghosh of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), have launched a new website at

Classified as: Research
Published on: 14 Feb 2018

Canada First Research Excellence Fund's investment of $150 million in McGill University's Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) and Western University's BrainsCAN marks a pivotal step that will unlock the mysteries of the human mind and lay the groundwork for a pan-Canadian network of collaboration that promises to uncover new ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders. 

Classified as: funding, grant, neuroscience, brain, Research
Published on: 6 Feb 2018

Professor Dilson Rassier, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been awarded a $687,430 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to pursue his research project on post-translational protein arginylation in skeletal muscles.

Classified as: path, Research
Published on: 30 Jan 2018