Are we alone? The Lorne Trottier 2014 public science symposium


Jill Tarter and Jim Bell: Monday, October 6, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm. Joe Nickell and Sara Seager: Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm. Limited seats: No reservations. First come, first served! ...

Heartbleed: reset your McGill Password

Published: 14May2014

All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated for vulnerability to Heartbleed and updates were applied where needed. If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your...

Polar Obsession


Presentation by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic Photographer./scienceCategory: Faculty of Science

Halting deforestation: One piece of the climate mitigation puzzle


Bilingual talk by Professor Catherine Potvin, McGill Department of Biology./scienceCategory: Faculty of Science

For instructors: Grading written assignments: How objective can it be?


Teaching and Learning Services offers the following workshop for instructors: In many courses, the most common document used to assess student learning is the essay or term paper. These types of...

Prof. Matt Dobbs, inaugural Dunlap Award from the Canadian Astronomical Society

Published: 25Mar2014

Congratulations to Prof. Matt Dobbs in the Department of Physics for winning the inaugural Dunlap Award from the Canadian Astronomical Society. He received this award in recognition of his...

Grinding chemistry, greening chemistry

Published: 21Mar2014

What if you could re-engineer chemical processes so that instead of using toxic solvents or expensive catalysts, you could incite molecules to bind simply by grinding them together? McGill...

Public lecture: Nobel Laureate Akira Suzuki


Cross-Coupling Reactions of Organoboranes: An Easy Way for Carbon-Carbon Bonding Nobel Laureate Akira Suzuki, Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Everyone is welcome

Prof. Bruce A. Reed, Humboldt Research Award

Published: 20Feb2014

Congratulations to Prof. Bruce A. Reed, FRSC, Canada Research Chair in Graph Theory in the School of Computer Science for receiving a prestigious Humboldt Research Award. This award recognizes...