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New risks for the social welfare state
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada and Social Development Canada are teaming up to host a conference that will look at the new challenges facing our nation's social programs.
Ranking McGill home and away
The accolades keep coming, as McGill receives high marks from Maclean's, the Times Higher Education Supplement and Research Infosource.
Getting WETT with Richard Bruno
Director of the Office of Technology Transfer since June, Richard Bruno wants to get McGill researchers excited about bringing their work to market. And he's using theatre to get his message to the masses.
Get experience around the globe
With help from the Arts Internship Office, students gain eye-opening experience from working around the world — South America to Africa to Asia and many points in between. Last year's crop shared their experiences at a workshop last month.
Analogue bodies, digital minds
Philosopher Ian Hacking delivered the 28th annual Osler Lecture on how we view our bodies, minds and, ultimately, ourselves.
The Principal's Award for Administrative and Support Staff returns for another year. Nominations for the $5,000 prize close on December 22, so if you want to recommend an exceptional non-academic staff member, the forms are available now.
Edible urban landscape
In a few short years more than half of the Earth's swelling human population will live in cities. Vikram Bhatt of the School of Architecture looks at city spaces that encourage urban food production.
Auditor General not 'watchdog' says
Sheila Fraser spoke at the Faculty of Management about her career, and what the Auditor General of Canada does — and does not — do.