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‘Cultural genocide’ is a ‘mourning label’

That is the controversial argument put forth in a lecture Thursday night by Payam Akhavan, professor of law at McGill University, former United Nations war crimes prosecutor. National Post

Published: 18 Jan 2016

For healthy eating, U.S. guidelines don't go far enough

Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society. Montreal Gazette

Published: 18 Jan 2016

Dans les méandres d’Anonymous

L’anthropologue Gabriella Coleman a « habité » les coulisses du web pour comprendre et expliquer le fonctionnement de la nébuleuse Anonymous. La Presse

Published: 18 Jan 2016

9 trucs pour prévenir le pire

Il en est pour l’Alzheimer comme pour les maladies cardio-vasculaires, certains cancers, le diabète, ou l’hypertension: pour les prévenir, mieux vaut bien manger, ne pas fumer, faire de l’exercice, éviter l’embonpoint. Le Journal de Montréal

Published: 15 Jan 2016

Snow soaks up pollutants from engine exhausts

Scientists in Canada have shown that snow acts as a sink for nanosized particles and certain organic constituents from car exhausts. Chemistry World

Published: 15 Jan 2016

Getting proteins to dance the ‘YMCA’

What study author and McGill University biochemist Martin Schmeing said about the new findings. Stat News

Published: 15 Jan 2016

The Canadian dollar

How low can it go? Economics professor Chris Ragan on the Canadian dollar dip. CBC As it Happens

Published: 14 Jan 2016

Opinion: Mandatory minimum sentences don’t work

Op-ed co-written by Marie Manikis, Professor of Law. Montreal Gazette

Published: 14 Jan 2016

Les panneaux d’arrêt toutes directions à l’étude

Un projet pilote sera lancé à Montréal pour évaluer l’impact des panneaux d’arrêt installés à toutes les directions d’une intersection sur la cohabitation de la chaussée. Journal Métro

Published: 14 Jan 2016

Why bike lanes make people mad

Study suggests bias towards increased cycling infrastructure in areas. Washington Post

Published: 14 Jan 2016

How to become everyone’s favourite boss

Workplaces with a long history of male workers getting more regularly promoted will have the most difficulty changing, said Karl Moore, associate professor of strategy and organisation at Desautels, the business school at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. BBC News

Published: 6 Jan 2016

Montreal students tutor Syrian refugees online

Many people are offering help to Syrian refugees after they arrive in Quebec, but students are reaching out to refugees while they remain overseas. CTV Montreal News

 

Published: 6 Jan 2016

Improv theatre class is more than just fun and games

He waves his hands, his shoulder-length hair flipping away from his face, and points at a group of 40 MBA hopefuls from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management who are holding pens in the air, acting like orchestra conductors. The Globe and Mail 

 

Published: 6 Jan 2016

A flicker of hope for rhizo kids

The dedicated work by Dr Nancy Braverman is featured in this New York Times article on children with RCDP, a rare and devastating disease.

 

Published: 6 Sep 2015

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