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APEC Peru 2016 (Nov. 19-20)

Published: 18Nov2016

Prime Ministrer Trudeau will attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, the year-long hosting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Peru, which will culminate on 19–20 November...

Experts: South Africa and others leave the ICC

Published: 18Nov2016

“Even as the International Criminal Court (ICC) suffered a blow from yet another country turning against it, Canada is continuing its fight to save it with a campaign of lobbying pressure and...

The Work of the Dead wins Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Published: 18Nov2016

The winner of the 2016 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill was announced tonight at a gala awards dinner held in Toronto. Now in its ninth year, the Cundill Prize is one of the world’s...

Study yields surprising insights about people found not criminally responsible of crimes

Published: 17Nov2016

“A lot of what the general public, decision- and policy-makers know about mentally ill persons in conflict with the law is through popular media portrayals. Whether it be the news, TV shows, or...

International Human Epigenome Consortium studies mark major step forward for epigenetics research

Published: 17Nov2016

One of the great mysteries in biology is how the many different cell types that make up our bodies are derived from a single cell and from one DNA sequence, or genome. We have learned a lot from...

‘Arrival’ raises profile of linguists, making them almost cool

Published: 16Nov2016

“A lot of people don’t know what linguists do, or even that we exist, apart from some idea that we just translate lots of languages.” Jessica Coon, associate professor of linguistics who consulted...

Canadians differ from Trump on view of public health care, poll shows

Published: 15Nov2016

Antonia Maioni, a political-science professor at McGill University who has written extensively about health care, said Wednesday that she and her colleagues recently conducted their own poll about...

Montreal universities unite to host the 2017 Conference of the Americas on International Education

Published: 15Nov2016

Montreal, November 15, 2016 – The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Concordia University, McGill University, Université de Montréal and ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure) will host the...

Leonard Cohen has died, but he hasn't gone anywhere

Published: 14Nov2016

Op-Ed by Andrew Potter, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. Read more: Montreal Gazette

How to restore your faith in democracy

Published: 14Nov2016

In dark times, it’s tempting to give up on politics. The philosopher Charles Taylor explains why we shouldn’t. Read more: The New Yorker

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