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How a company apologizing can improve a bad situation

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to be in Vancouver, sitting down with Maurice Schweitzer, a professor at the Wharton Business School. The Globe and Mail

Published: 11 Feb 2016

A "Love Hormone" Could Make or Break Your Relationship

Dr. Jennifer Bartz, a psychologist at McGill University in Canada, and her colleagues collected saliva samples from 341 pregnant women at three different times. Two and a half years later, the researchers circled back. Details

Published: 11 Feb 2016

Neuropsychologue, 97 ans et toujours au travail

Brenda Milner est l'une des figures importantes de l'étude de la mémoire au 20e siècle. Elle travaille toujours à l'Institut de neurologie de Montréal, où elle enseigne et fait de la recherche depuis le début des années 1950. Cette femme inspirante parle à Jocelyn Lebeau de son amour pour la langue française et de sa passion pour le soccer, et donne quelques conseils de vie. Radio-Canada

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Published: 11 Feb 2016

Art : Prodige du violon

Aujourd'hui, sous la direction de maestro Hauser, les plus talentueux musiciens de l'École de musique Schulich de l'Université McGill maintiennent cette réputation, en partie, grâce à leur premier violon, la soliste et virtuose Éliane Charest-Beauchamp. Jeune violoniste à l'avenir prometteur, Éliane partage quelques minutes entre une répétition et une performance avec Fabienne L'Abbé pour parler du rôle du premier violon dans un orchestre....

Published: 10 Feb 2016

When we debate words, we delay healing

Op-ed by Payam Akhavan, Faculty of Law. The Globe and Mail

Published: 10 Feb 2016

Mosquitoes: what works, what is used

Interview with Christopher Cloutier, McGill’s resident mosquito expert. CTV News

Published: 10 Feb 2016

Do animals feel empathy?

Jeffrey Mogil, geneticist at McGill University, found the first evidence that animals other than primates could experience "emotion contagion." This is considered by many to be the most basic form of empathy. Vox 

Published: 9 Feb 2016

Analysis: Rona’s sale and its effect on Quebec

Ken Lester, Desautels Faculty of Management, was interviewed. CTV News

Published: 9 Feb 2016

À qui profite vraiment le Super Bowl?

Les avantages économiques de la tenue de ce match de championnat ne font pourtant pas l'unanimité dans les villes qui accueillent cet événement sportif, le plus regardé au monde. Entrevue avec Bruno Delorme. Radio-Canada

Published: 9 Feb 2016

Doc / Post-doc : Brigitte Cadieux

La science par les jeunes chercheurs où, chaque semaine, un étudiant d'université explique son sujet de recherche, sa passion pour sa discipline et ses plaisirs de la vie. Cette semaine, Les légumes en désintox avec Brigitte Cadieux. Radio-Canada

Published: 8 Feb 2016

The trouble with Montreal's LED outdoor lighting

Light pollution in Montreal is at a very important turning point because of those lights, says James D. Lowenthal, professor at the astronomy department of Smith College in Northampton, Mass., who is working at McGill Space Institute until July. “It is so important to get it right.” Montreal Gazette

Published: 8 Feb 2016

Why do people seem to either love or hate cilantro?

When it comes to food, everyone has likes and dislikes. Chocolate generally gets favourable comments, spinach less so. But no flavour seems to elicit the degree of polarizing comments as that of cilantro. Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society. Montreal Gazette

Published: 8 Feb 2016

UN Secretary General comes to McGill

As part of his three-day working visit to Ottawa and Montreal, the United Nations Secretary-General, His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, spoke to a group of political science, law and international students from McGill and other Montreal universities. His speech is titled “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future.” 

The event was livestreamed. 

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Published: 5 Feb 2016

Sanders has a point: What good are private insurers?

"I think Canadians get some value, some good feeling, just from the fact that everybody's in," said Erin Strumpf, a health economics professor. "People are treated equally, regardless of their station in life." Chicago Tribune

Published: 5 Feb 2016

Zika: sexual transmission does not threaten Canada

“From what we know about this virus, if possible sexual transmission, it remains rare. Hundreds of thousands of reported infections, we talk about some suspected cases, “says Brian Ward, Associate Professor in the Research Centre for Host-Parasite Interactions at McGill. The Siver Times

Published: 5 Feb 2016

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