McGill calls for incentives for private giving and measures to ease chronic underfunding of universities
McGill University urged the government of Quebec to introduce a series of measures in support of the diversification of revenue sources for universities and institutions of higher learning.
Two McGill researchers have been awarded Killam Research Fellowships: Brian Young, Department of History, and Hong Guo, Department of Physics. In all, 17 outstanding Canadian researchers have been awarded a total of $2 million in the 36th annual competition for Killam Research Fellowships, administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.
PORT is a transdisciplinary program with the objective of preparing the next generation of researchers to design, evaluate and implement state-of-the-art psychosocial interventions, based on solid theoretical foundations, and apply them to care in the oncology field.
Professor Musa Kamal, a world leader in the fields of polymer engineering and processing, is receiving the Purvis Award from the Society of Chemical Industry at the 2004 SCI Canada Awards Dinner in Toronto on February 25.
In an appearance today before the Commission parlementaire sur la qualité, l'accessibilité et le financement des universités, McGill University called for a public policy framework that encourages universities to diversify and expand their sources of revenue beyond government funding and that recognizes the vital role of research-intensive universities.
About 600 staff, faculty and students are gathering on February 12 to honour the birthday and memory of the man whose name graces McGill's West Island campus: Sir William Christopher Macdonald.
Despite recent progress Quebec's official language still needs bolstering, especially among new immigrants whose first language is not French, says language policy expert James Archibald. As director of Translation Studies at McGill's Centre for Continuing Education, Archibald has examined recent trends in immigrant integration and francization over the past 15 years.
Different combinations of genetic mutations may give rise to diverse human traits, including complex diseases such as schizophrenia, say scientists at the University of Toronto and McGill University in Montreal.
Academics and community workers from around the world are participating in a major conference on human security in war-torn societies this week at McGill, organized by the University's Centre for Developing-Area Studies.
Veteran newspaper editor and public relations consultant Jennifer Robinson joins McGill as Associate Vice-Principal (Communications), beginning February 2, 2004.