Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

Published: 6Feb2018

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study led by...

We’re not addicted to smartphones, we’re addicted to social interaction

Published: 6Feb2018

We all know people who, seemingly incapable of living without the bright screen of their phone for more than a few minutes, are constantly texting and checking out what friends are up to on social...

McGill benefactor Richard Tomlinson made history

Published: 3Feb2018

Dr. Richard Tomlinson made philanthropic history for Canadian universities in 2000 when he donated $64 million to McGill. At the time, it was the largest gift ever made in support of higher...

RADIO CANADA | Protection des écosystèmes urbains

Published: 5Feb2018

Partout au monde, l’extension des villes transforme le paysage et fragmente les écosystèmes. Selon l’écologue montréalais Andrew Gonzalez, 70% des forêts de la planète sont à moins d’un kilomètre d...

CBC | Medicine is a calling, not a business: Henry Mintzberg

Published: 5Feb2018

Henry Mintzberg says we need to approach challenges in the field of health care in a radically different way. CBC

Expert: Hydro-Québec's Northern Pass electricity project rejected by New Hampshire

Published: 2Feb2018

“Regulators in the state of New Hampshire have rejected a major electricity project being piloted by Quebec's hydro utility and its American partner, Eversource.” (CBC)...

Expert: Milk Price Hike in Quebec

Published: 2Feb2018

“The province’s Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires has authorized an increase in the price of milk. (…) The price hike generally ranges from four to six cents a litre.” (Montreal Gazette)...

McGill University recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers for 2018

Published: 1Feb2018

First published in 2006, Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by  the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in Greater...

THE PIE | McGill & Kyoto University create joint PhD program

Published: 1Feb2018

Delegates from Montréal’s McGill University and Kyoto University, Japan, had much to celebrate this month after the establishment of a ground-breaking joint PhD between the institutions. The...

EOS | A New Massive Open Online Course on Natural Disasters

Published: 1Feb2018

Since 2000, McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, has offered a course with the simple title of “Natural Disasters.” The course, which teaches students the scientific principles underpinning...