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CTV.ca - Newsmaker: Dr. Joe Schwarz, 'Confronting Pseudoscience'

Dr. Joe Schwarcz talks "Confronting pseudoscience" as part of the upcoming Lorne Trottier Science Symposium, on CTV Montreal yesterday at noon.

Published: 15 Oct 2010

The Globe and Mail - Brenda Milner nominated one of 25 'Transformational Canadians'

The search is on to find 25 living citizens whose accomplishments answer that question. Through their vision, leadership and actions, each of these people has immeasurably improved the lives of others.

Published: 13 Oct 2010

Toronto Sun - Researchers hoping to recreate the Big Bang

A researcher at Montreal's McGill University is the first to publish results collected from experiments at the Large Hadron Collider. Physicist Andreas Warburton is among the 3,171 scientists who have collected data from the LHC, which is housed 100 metres underground at the Swiss-French border.

Published: 13 Oct 2010

The Herald-Sun - Principal as University Day speaker

Teachers, alumni, students and the community gathered Tuesday at Memorial Hall [in Chapel Hill, NC] to honor the day on Oct. 12, 1793, when the cornerstone was laid to build what would become Old East, which still remains on campus and is the oldest university building in the nation…

Published: 13 Oct 2010

Financial Post - Professing truths about management

Leaders Series: A true management and leadership guru, Dr. Henry Mintzberg of McGill University joins us to speak about management misconceptions, and his new book: "Management? It's Not What You Think!".

Published: 13 Oct 2010

Montreal Gazette - Collateral damage: Dissent takes a hit; War on terror used as pretext, conference told

Governments and law-enforcement agencies are using the war against terrorism as a pretext to clamp down on legitimate protest and free themselves from constraints on their activities, an international conference on human rights hosted by McGill University heard Saturday.

Published: 11 Oct 2010

Le Devoir - Prix J.-Armand-Bombardier: Tout est affaire d'intelligence artificielle; Gregory Dudek est un inventeur en robotique marine

Si Armand Bombardier était un jeune inventeur aujourd'hui plutôt que de l'avoir été au début du XXe siècle, il serait attiré par la robotique. En ce sens, le professeur Gregory Dudek se situe tout à fait dans le sillage du concepteur de la motoneige.

Published: 9 Oct 2010

Montreal Gazette - Hunt for fuel of life burned intensely

(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): "Much about life and death can be argued, but not this: life is warm, death is cold. Our final cool-down begins with our last breath. Body heat, it seems, is intertwined with life. But where does it come from?"

Published: 9 Oct 2010

Montreal Gazette - Groundwork for physics honour was laid in wartime Montreal

On Tuesday, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov won the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on graphene… For Michael Hilke, a physics professor at McGill University now producing and experimenting with graphene - he organized a symposium at McGill this summer where Geim was a speaker - the back story is pretty interesting, too…

Published: 7 Oct 2010

Montreal Gazette - The day before yesterday's man

(Tom Velk, director of North American studies at McGill, op-ed) "What's wrong with traditional anti-recession government theory and policy (called macro-economics by economists)? It must be something major, as the recession just past (officially so in the United States) was not foreseen.

Published: 7 Oct 2010

Chemistry World - Artificial blood

Synthetic alternatives to donor blood have been stuck in development for decades. Nina Notman reports on recent promising progress…

Published: 6 Oct 2010

The Globe and Mail - Talking Management with Karl Moore

Bringing HR to the table: Coming out of a recession, people issues are at centre stage, says David Ulrich in conversation with Desautels' Karl Moore.

Published: 6 Oct 2010

The Globe and Mail - Breast cancer linked to traffic-related air pollution

New study out suggesting a link between air pollution levels and breast cancer rates in post-menopausal women here in Montreal. Dr. Mark Goldberg is one of the authors of the study. He is an epidemiologist with the MUHC and professor of medicine at McGill university.

Published: 6 Oct 2010

canoe.ca - Most loved and hated brands

The top loved brands, as rated by BrandMojo, a not-for-profit brand rating site that explores the most loved and hated brands. (BrandMojo was created by Bob Mackalski as part of his doctoral dissertation research at Desautels Faculty of Management)

Published: 6 Oct 2010

New Scientist - Should psychoanalysis be in the science museum?

Is psychoanalysis worthy of a place in London's Science Museum? Of course it is, says Robert Bud (principal curator of medicine at the Science Museum in London). Certainly not, counters Mario Bunge (philosopher at McGill and a long-standing critic of psychoanalysis).

Published: 5 Oct 2010