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Some reflections on gold’s glitter and gloom

Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Professor Nil Basu will be giving a lecture at the Redpath Museum's Cutting Edge Lecture in Science.

New B.Sc. Global Designation


The Faculty of Science B.Sc. Global Designation recognizes Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) students who have gone beyond a typical B.Sc. experience and broadened their horizons by

  • participating in language classes,
  • performing independent research, and
  • including the "real-world" in their program: field studies, a science internship, exchange or independent study away, or global coursework.

Published: 2Sep2015

2015 TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM. A Question of Evidence: Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones.

POSTER Trottier Symposium 2015: A question of evidence. Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones

In the Information Age, how can you discern legitimate science from cherry-picked data, opinion posing as fact, association confused with cause and effect, bogus advice from self-appointed experts, misused statistics, and even fraud?

Eugenie Bouchard tested by adversity, Dr. Bloom tells Gazette

After being named Canada's top female athlete two years in a row, young Quebec tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has lost 13 of her last 15 matches. Dr. Gordon Bloom of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Director of the McGill Sports Psychology Research Laboratory, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette to help resolve questions brought to light by her recent disappointments.

Published: 13Aug2015

Psychology: Bindra Lecture - Dr. Lynn Nadel


On Friday April 1st , 2016 McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Lynn Nadel, who will deliver a Bindra Lecture of interest to many members of the University.

Psychology: Hebb Lecture Series - Dr. Frans de Waal


On Friday March 18th , 2016 McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Frans de Waal, who will deliver a Hebb Lecture of interest to many members of the University.

Psychology: Hebb Lecture Series - Dr. Daniel Klein


On Friday February 19th, 2016 McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Daniel Klein, who will deliver a Hebb Lecture of interest to many members of the University.

Convocation congratulations

On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of Science Convocation ceremonies (June 2, 2015), Dean of Science Martin Grant offer congratulations to all graduating students, from bachelor's to doctoral, and also to the following prizewinners.

Published: 2Jun2015

New Dean of Science

Congratulations to Professor Bruce Lennox who will become the new Dean of the Faculty of Science, effective July 1, 2015. He is currently Tomlinson Professor of Chemistry, a former chair of the Department of Chemistry, and a leading nanoscientist. He will succeed Professor Martin Grant, who is finishing his second term as Dean of Science. More information.

Published: 22May2015

Prof. Victoria Kaspi, 2015 Killam Prize for the Natural Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Victoria Kaspi in the Department of Physics, who was awarded the Killam Prize today. Valued at $100,000, this is one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for academic-career achievement. Vicky Kaspi is a world-renowned astrophysicist known for her cutting-edge work on neutron stars and pulsars.

Published: 14Apr2015