McGill University hosts African, Asian and South American partners at conference from May 18-25 to promote urban agriculture.
An international team of researchers led by Shakespeare expert Paul Yachnin is exploring the culture of Renaissance Europe — and how it has contributed to the birth of our own age.
The Lloyd Carr-Harris String Quartet of McGill University has won two top honours at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition held at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. The quartet won the Gold Medal in the Senior String category and became the very first Canadian ensemble to win the Grand Prize at this prestigious event.
Margaret Lock, a McGill University professor in Social Studies in Medicine, is one of five Canadian leaders being recognized today for their outstanding contributions to the social sciences and humanities by the Trudeau Foundation.
Did early civilizations have cemeteries? How "dark" is dark matter? Can we protect babies' brains during birth? These are a few of the questions being asked by the 19 recent recruits to McGill University who were awarded Canada Research Chairs today.
The Honourable Lucienne Robillard today announced, on behalf of Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh, that Health Canada will be allocating $11.5 million to McGill University for its Language Training and Human Resources Development Project.
Hospital workers are increasingly mistreated by superiors, according to a new Canadian study. Karen Harlos, a professor in McGill University's Faculty of Management, and Larry Axelrod, a social psychologist at Neutral Zone Coaching and Consulting Services, based their research on surveys completed by 125 non-unionized hospital employees in western Canada.
A McGill researcher has calculated the location of Mars' ancient poles, based upon the location of five giant impact basins on the planet's surface. Jafar Arkani-Hamed has determined that the basins all lie along the arc of a great circle.
An interesting change has come to the medical practice: patients often arrive at their doctor's office with a self-diagnosis. Because of heightened advertising of pharmaceuticals, patients often mistakenly believe all they need is an MD's rubber stamp to obtain prescriptions they've been told will heal them.
McGill faculty, staff and students reached new heights for Centraide in 2004. The pledges have just been tallied and the McGill community raised $292,570 for Centraide – surpassing its $275,000 goal.