CJAD | Concordia and McGill students sleep outside to help the homeless

Published: 13Mar2018

University students across Canada are giving up their creature comforts and basic necessities for five days to raise money and awareness for the homeless. The universities are looking to raise more...

NYT | Malaysian insta-city becomes a flash point for Chinese colonialism — and capital flight

Published: 13Mar2018

Off the southern coast of Malaysia, a futuristic city is rising from the sea… In the last two decades, more than 100 new cities have been (or are being) created from scratch, according to Sarah...

Clinical trial reveals that aspirin is effective at preventing venous thromboembolism following major orthopedic surgeries

Published: 12Mar2018

Montreal, March 12, 2018 – A multicentre, double-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial of patients who underwent total hip or knee replacement surgery showed that aspirin was as effective as...

LA PRESSE | Brenda Milner : Infatigable fouineuse

Published: 12Mar2018

Brenda Milner pousse avec appréhension la porte du bureau qu’elle occupe depuis des décennies aux Institut et hôpital neurologiques de Montréal, à l’Université McGill. Son adjointe l’a prévenue que...

LE SOLEIL | Le pot au volant, moins dangereux que l’alcool?

Published: 12Mar2018

Professeur au département de psychiatrie de l’Université McGill, le Dr Thomas Brown dirige une équipe de recherche transdisciplinaire sur la conduite avec les facultés affaiblies à l’Institut...

McGill-led genomics centres win $9.8 M, three-year funding support from Genome Canada

Published: 21Feb2018

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre and the Canadian Centre for Computational Genomics will receive a total of $9.8 million in funding over three years through Genome Canada...

GAZETTE | Brownstein: A little sorcery works its way into the science lab

Published: 12Mar2018

Jay Olson, a magician currently completing his PhD in psychiatry at McGill University, has taken this experiment one step further. He has put people inside an MRI machine and convinced them that it...

VPR | Québec's legal maple syrup cartel dictates prices for Vermont maple producers

Published: 12Mar2018

“The system that's in place, the supply management system, is good for Québec producers and U.S. producers because it guarantees good prices and that allowed U.S. producers to actually expand...

THE | International Women’s Day: Top 10 universities led by women

Published: 12Mar2018

Only 34 of the top 200 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings are run by women… #9. McGill University: Suzanne Fortier