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Bank of Canada announces recipients of 2018 Fellowship and Governor’s awards

Published: 23Mar2018

The Bank of Canada has announced that Markus Poschke, Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar at McGill University, was selected as the recipient of this year’s Governor’s Award. Professor...

Workplace wellness programs yield positive effects for Canadian employees

Published: 23Mar2018

Employee wellness programs in the workplace have been shown to work with some success in the United States, particularly when participation is tied to substantial incentives like a reduction in...

Pushing screening of ovarian and endometrial cancers one step further

Published: 21Mar2018

A team from the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has joined forces with researchers at Johns Hopkins to bring screening and early detection of ovarian and...

Time for bed: Bad sleep habits start early in school-age children

Published: 20Mar2018

Bad sleep habits in children begin earlier than many experts assume. That’s the takeaway from a new study led by McGill University researchers. The findings suggest that official sleep guidelines...

Cancer probe chosen for top science discovery

Published: 19Mar2018

2017 Québec Science Discovery of the Year Award goes to the cancer-detection probe developed by Kevin Petrecca and Frédéric Leblond...

Brain genes related to innovation revealed in birds

Published: 14Mar2018

Wild birds that are more clever than others at foraging for food  have different levels of a neurotransmitter receptor that has been linked with intelligence in humans, according to a study led by...

Neuro XXceptional: Celebrating exceptional women

Published: 8Mar2018

Women scientists and clinicians are creators and changemakers, expanding the boundaries of human knowledge...

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