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Materials and engineering: Rebuilding the world

Published: 18May2017

When Mahoutian started his PhD in civil engineering at McGill University in Montreal in 2011, his goal was to find a material that would sequester carbon, trapping it before it could get into the...

Surviving genocide: Storytelling and ritual help communities heal

Published: 17May2017

Four years after the attack, Shingali and his family have escaped grave bodily harm. But like thousands of other exiled Yezidis, they are still dealing with the psychological aftermath of a forced...

Brenda Milner, eminent brain scientist, is ‘still nosy’ at 98

Published: 16May2017

Dr. Milner, a professor of psychology in the department of neurology and neurosurgery at McGill University in Montreal, is best known for discovering the seat of memory in the brain, the...

Turning skin cells into brain cells

Published: 16May2017

Microglia, critical to Alzheimer’s research, can now be produced artificially...

Meet McGill University Honorary Doctorates 2017

Published: 15May2017

Each year McGill University proudly confers honorary degrees to highly talented and engaged individuals who serve as an inspiration for the community of students, professors, researchers and staff....

Diabetes drug may help symptoms of autism-associated condition

Published: 15May2017

Metformin, the most widely used drug to treat type 2 diabetes, could potentially be used to treat symptoms of Fragile X syndrome, an inherited form of intellectual disability and a cause of some...

Aldo shoe empire founder donates $25-million to McGill

Published: 12May2017

In receiving one of its largest donations, McGill University announced plans Friday for a new retail management school with global ambitions through a $25-million gift from the family foundation of...

How to get experts to work together effectively

Published: 11May2017

This research suggests that when managers are staffing, organizing, and managing knowledge projects, they should embrace flexible organization of expertise — based on the needs of the project phase...

McGill University set to become world leader in retail management education thanks to a $25-million gift from the Bensadoun Family Foundation

Published: 12May2017

Retail icon and philanthropist Aldo Bensadoun has stepped forward with a visionary gift to his alma mater, McGill University, aimed at creating new knowledge and developing leaders for the rapidly...

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