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McGill profs among ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds’

Sat, 2014-07-12 14:29

Two McGill professors have distinguished themselves with inclusion in Thomson Reuters’ 2014 list of the world’s hottest researchers. Highly Cited Researchers 2014 represents some of the world’s leading scientific minds.

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Bold ideas take flight at McGill Dobson Cup

By Leilani Ku

One June 5, four teams were crowned victors of the 2014 McGill Dobson Cup, the annual start-up competition hosted by the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Desautels Faculty of Management. The Centre provides resources and support to all entrepreneurs across McGill and Montreal communities.

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Wendy Thomson and Nathalie Tufenkji named Women of Distinction by YWCA

Fri, 2014-06-20 16:29

By McGill Reporter Staff

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Brenda Milner awarded prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:59

Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 95 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is a recipient of the prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for 2014.

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters also announced Thursday winners in Astrophysics and Nanoscience. Milner shares the Neuroscience award with two other researchers.

The Neuroscience prize is awarded for outstanding achievement in advancing understanding of the brain and nervous system.

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McGill nurses turn hope into action

Mon, 2014-05-26 15:29

McGill Nurses for Highlands Hope’s project receives Grand Challenges Canada funding for HIV peer education program in Tanzania

By Meaghan Thurston

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McGill Alumni Association celebrates top volunteers and student leaders

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:04

Honourees include NFL prospect Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, Quebec businesswoman Lili de Grandpré, and Dantes Rameau, leader of the Atlanta Music Project

The McGill Alumni Association (MAA) celebrated some of its most dedicated alumni and volunteers at its annual Honours and Awards Banquet on May 8. Student leaders, graduates who have had a significant impact on alumni life and the community, and volunteers with outstanding records of service to McGill were honoured at a banquet held at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel in Montreal.

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McGill honours champions of equity and diversity

Thu, 2014-05-08 06:29

The 2nd annual McGill University Awards for Equity and Community Building were handed out on April 24. Three awards were presented, one in the student category and two in the team category, highlighting the work of students, faculty and administrative staff who are committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill, and recognizing their efforts to foster a culture of awareness and inclusiveness.

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Graham A.C. Bell elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Wed, 2014-04-23 12:10

By Meaghan Thurston

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Researchers garner grants from Canadian Cancer Society

Wed, 2014-04-16 15:07

McGill researchers undertake innovative projects

By McGill Reporter Staff

Researchers from McGill, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and The Neuro (MNI) have received Innovation Grants from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) for their respective research projects. Their projects are among the 46 selected across Canada and awarded by the CCS for nearly $9 million. Here is a rundown of the various projects:

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Matt Dobbs wins 2014 Herzberg Medal

Thu, 2014-04-10 14:20

On April 10th, 2014, the Canadian Association of Physicists awarded its 2014 Herzberg Medal to McGill professor Matt Dobbs. Professor Dobbs has developed new digital telescope technology of unprecedented reach and precision that is allowing researchers to demystify the early history of the cosmos. His work aims to improve our understanding of how the universe began—and where it’s headed.

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