Fifteen McGill teachers have been recognized by the departments, faculties and students as outstanding pedagogues in their fields. They share their motivations, favourite memories, and on-screen and real life inspirations.
A recent CREPUQ survey revealed that incoming undergraduate students to Quebec universities are woefully unprepared for the modern research library. Library studies professor Diane Mittermeyer talks about the results, and where we go from here.
Teachers, scientists and university professors put their heads together to design new ways to teach science in the Quebec educational system. In the end, it was a learning experience for everyone.
This fall, about a dozen top graduate students will become the first cohort of a new regime to train scientists. The McGill Behavioural Neuroscience Training Program prepares young scientists for the competitive world of neuroscience research.
Men's volleyball coach José Rebelo and graduate Karolina Wisniewska are accomplished athletes in their fields. Both are Paralympians, but it is their athleticism, not their disabilities that define them.
Is it a smile or a grimace? Either way, second year psychology student Isabelle Proulx doesn't seem too perturbed by the big freakin' needle Hema-Quebec nurse Isabelle Daigneault is preparing to stick in her arm. Proulx was donating some of the red stuff at the Hema-Quebec Blood Donor Clinic on the third floor of the University Centre, which runs until Friday, January 23.
Cath Mortin has lived all over the world, and everywhere she's gone she has made herself at home. The biomedical engineering student is a compulsive volunteer, working in everything from homeless shelters in Virginia or coaching kids in China.
If we're going to put a man on Mars we have to be ready for the effect of prolonged weightlessness on the human body – a subject Douglas Watt, director of the Aerospace Medical Research Unit has been studying for a long time.
Undergraduates will be able to put a little Bio into their Byron with a new degree that will start accepting students in September. The BASC blends courses from the Arts and Sciences to provide a flexible interdisciplinary learning experience.