Roland Bennewitz, an experimental nanomechanics professor, is researching friction at its most fundamental level.
At the Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships, college students from across Eastern Canada and New England will forgo the cold to compete in an array of timbersports: the axe throw, the standing block chop, log decking and the cross-cut saw. Wood chips will fly, logs will roll and lumberjacks and lumberjills will most likely leave with some scrapes and bruises.
Lots of sports, a smattering of video games and one of the world's top philosophers.
Beaverbrook professor to discuss media and morality.
This week McGill researchers take on all kinds of scourges including obesity, smoking, blindness and childbirth complications.
They say the nose knows, and scientists at the MNI are aiming to prove that with a study to see if women can recognize their sisters' body odour.
George McCourt of the McGill School of Environment is working with the City of Montreal to better monitor — and maybe reduce — residential water wastage.
What could be better than informal, accessible lectures given by brilliant science researchers on their work? Throw in a free lunch.
You can see splendid examples of Conus gloriamaris at the Redpath Museum, plus many other even more spectacular shells, thanks to the generosity of Abe Levine, who donated his collection to the museum.
In his swan song as a staff reporter, Reynolds paints a loving, if somewhat wistful, portrait of the last Senate meeting of the academic year.