Expert: 'Super Blue/Blood Moon' coming on Jan. 31

Published: 22Jan2018

NASA says that the next full moon will be a ‘super blue blood moon’. What does it mean? Kelly Lepo, coordinator of the McGill Space Institute, is available to answer your questions. (NASA)...

Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression

Published: 18Jan2018

An over-reliance on self-report screening questionnaires, wherein patients essentially define their own condition, in place of diagnostic interviews conducted by a health care professional, has...

APTN | McGill medical students get closer look at indigenous approach to healthcare

Published: 19Jan2018

Some medical students at McGill University in Montreal are getting a firsthand look at what working in an Indigenous community is like. It’s through a new program that includes a grassroots...

Yan P. Lin Centre Annual Lecture: Timur Kuran, "Clashes with and within Islam: Roles of Intolerant Communities"


The Yan P. Lin Centre Annual Lecture will be given by Timur Kuran/lin-centreCategory: Academic seminars and lectures Faculty of Arts Academic talks and conferences Public lectures

Neutron-star merger yields new puzzle for astrophysicists

Published: 18Jan2018

The afterglow from the distant neutron-star merger detected last August has continued to brighten – much to the surprise of astrophysicists studying the aftermath of the massive collision that took...

New technique for finding life on Mars

Published: 19Jan2018

Researchers demonstrate for the first time the potential of existing technology to directly detect and characterize life on Mars and other planets. The study, published in Frontiers in Microbiology...