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.
After 20 years studying the endangered Fowler toad, David M. Green is ready to draw some conclusions... almost.
In what is probably a first for Canada, Dalhousie University in Halifax banned smoking on all university property. Nicotine fiends will now have to go to city-owned property, such as a sidewalk, for a puff.
Internships, field studies and international exchanges are a growing incentive for students to stray off campus in order to find themselves.
Provost Luc Vinet bids farewell to McGill to take up the challenge of the rectorship of the Université de Montréal.