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Fear of normalizing hate and xenophobia

Published: 1Feb2017

McGill law professor Payam Akhavan on the fear of normalizing hate and xenophobia.  Listen to the podcast: CBC The Current

Science will suffer under Trump’s travel ban, researchers say

Published: 31Jan2017

Omid Zobeiri, 28, is an Iranian citizen who began working on his doctorate in biomedical engineering in September 2015 at McGill University in Montreal. His mentor and supervisor at McGill moved to...

The making of Antarctica

Published: 31Jan2017

One of the big mysteries in the scientific world is how the ice sheets of Antarctica formed so rapidly about 34 million years ago, at the boundary between the Eocene and Oligocene epochs....

Experts: Quebec mosque shooting

Published: 31Jan2017

Here are McGill professors available to comment on the Quebec mosque shooting:

Experts: U.S. travel ban

Published: 31Jan2017

Here are some McGill professors available to comment on the US Executive order that suspends the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and suspends entry by citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya,...

McIntosh: A year later, the Trudeau government still drags its feet on welfare of First Nations children

Published: 30Jan2017

A year ago this week, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal released the landmark Caring Society decision, which found that the federal government had discriminated against First Nations children by...

Why the bar needs to be raised for human clinical trials

Published: 30Jan2017

Standards for authorizing first-time trials of drugs in humans are lax, and should be strengthened in several ways, McGill University researchers argue in a paper published today in Nature.

Opinion: Equipping children with the digital literacy skills they need

Published: 27Jan2017

Literacy goes beyond the ability to read the words on this page. Every day, we use reading and writing skills to get information, express ourselves, solve problems and stay connected with the world...

Potter: It's inconvenient, truth. But abandoning it is worse

Published: 27Jan2017

So if I, say, declare that “the sky is blue,” and you respond “the sky is a ham sandwich,” the real problem is not that I am speaking truth and you are uttering alt-facts (or, more simply, lying)....

Are birds cut out for city living?

Published: 26Jan2017

After marveling at the ability of Barbados bullfinches to snatch food from humans’ plates, Jean-Nicolas Audet, a doctoral candidate at Canada’s McGill University, was inspired to study them. Audet...

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