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2015 Undergraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Science

Arts Building Lobby, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA
2015 Undergraduate Research Conference mini-poster

Science students present their research projects. Come check out their posters and talk with the scientists of tomorrow!

Prof. Brigitte Vachon, YWCA Woman of Distinction Award

Congratulations to Professor Brigitte Vachon in the Department of Physics, who was awarded a Woman of Distinction Award yesterday from the YWCA of Montreal, in the Science and Technology Category. The Women of Distinction Awards highlight the accomplishments, commitment, determination and leadership of thirteen women who have helped generate positive and lasting change in their community.

Published: 30Sep2015

Faculty of Science members of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Prof. Bruce Lennox, Dean of Science, congratulates Professors Mathieu Blanchette (School of Computer Science), Matt Dobbs (Department of Physics), and Hans Larsson (Redpath Museum) from the Faculty of Science. They are three of forty-eight new members of The Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Published: 22Sep2015

Ph.D. Oral Defense - Mr. Juan Ignacio Restrepo Lozano

Burnside Hall 1025 - Graduate Lounge, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics would like to invite you to the Ph.D. Oral Defense of Mr. Juan Ignacio Restrepo Lozano

Inaugural symposium of the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy

Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA
Logo of the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy

The Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy encourages McGill researchers to ensure that their findings have an effect on public policy.

Three new Special Topics courses involve youth fieldwork

The Faculty of Education is offering three new Special Topics courses in Health, Science, and Art & Social Media. The deadline to apply for these new courses is this Friday Sept, 18 at noon. Education students will find all the pertinent details in their McGill email accounts. We are now accepting applications for these three new Faculty of Education Special Topics courses.

Published: 16Sep2015

2015 Royal Society of Canada Fellows and Prizewinner from the Faculty of Science

Dr. Bruce Lennox, Dean of Science, extends congratulations to Professors Robert Brandenberger (Physics), Christian Genest (Mathematics and Statistics), and Catherine Potvin (Biology) on being named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. Election to fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is the highest distinction for scientists, artists, and scholars in Canada.

Published: 15Sep2015

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?