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Roderick A. Macdonald (1948-2014)

Published: 13 Jun 2014

Student Research Day, Award Recipients

Congratulations to the award recipients of the 2014 Student Research Day! 

Ian Blum, FRSQ Top Presentation Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr. Kai-Florian Storch)
A novel neurological mechanism driving rhythms of dopamine release

Lauren Reynolds, Douglas Institute Second Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr.

Published: 11 Jun 2014

McGill Principal receives honorary degree from Carleton

Carleton University bestowed an honorary degree on McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier today to recognize her “outstanding leadership in the Canadian scientific community while fostering research opportunities for future generations of scholars.”

Published: 10 Jun 2014

New permafrost is forming around shrinking Arctic lakes

By Katherine Gombay - News - June 10, 2014

Researchers from McGill and the U.S. Geological Survey, more used to measuring thawing permafrost than its expansion, have made a surprising discovery. There is new permafrost forming around Twelvemile Lake in the interior of Alaska. But they have also quickly concluded that, given the current rate of climate change, it won’t last beyond the end of this century.

Published: 10 Jun 2014

A tiny molecule may help battle depression

Levels of a small molecule found only in humans and in other primates are lower in the brains of depressed individuals, according to researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Institute. This discovery may hold a key to improving treatment options for those who suffer from depression.

Published: 8 Jun 2014

66-million-year old forest fire reveals about dinosaurs

As far back as the time of the dinosaurs, 66 million years ago, forests recovered from fires in the same manner they do today, according to a team of researchers from McGill University and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.

Published: 5 Jun 2014

One in four of world’s big cities water-stressed

As more people move to urban areas, cities around the world are experiencing increased water stress and looking for additional water supplies to support their continued grow.

Published: 3 Jun 2014

June - ALS Awareness Month

What is ALS?

Published: 2 Jun 2014

Brenda Milner awarded prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 95 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University, is a recipient of The 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.

Published: 29 May 2014

Slowing The Insect Invasion

Risk Analysis Finds Savings For Homeowners And Local Governments Of Excluding Invasive Pests Like The Emerald Ash Borer Outweigh Added Cost To Imported Goods

Published: 28 May 2014