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2nd Round of Exchange Applications

Missed the boat to go on exchange?  Now is your 2nd chance. Application Period: May 1st to June 8th.

List of institutions can be found here for Winter 2019 ONLY.

Further questions, contact mary.gauthier [at] mcgill.ca (Mary Gauthier)

 

Published: 20 Apr 2018

Application for Summer Call Centre Position

Are you interested in working in our Call Centre this summer, answering questions from newly admitted students and providing general assistance?  If so, and you are a B.Sc or BA & Sc student with a CGPA of 2.7 or above, please review the following post!

Published: 18 Apr 2018

Jonathan Sievers and Jennifer Welsh named Canada 150 Research Chairs

Cosmologist Jonathan Sievers and international-relations scholar Jennifer Welsh will become Canada 150 Research Chairs at McGill University. The appointments were among the 24 Chairs announced today at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec, by Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan.  

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Published: 29 Mar 2018

Artists Among Us

Gault Nature Reserve special edition Calling all scientist-artists:

Does the FOREST inspire you? In honour of the 60th anniversary of the Gault Nature Reserve in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, a special edition of the Artists Among Us art exhibition will take place during the months of July and August 2018 at the Alice Johannsen Pavilion of the Reserve.

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Published: 26 Mar 2018

A near-universal way to measure enzyme inhibition

Researchers at McGill University have invented a new technique for measuring how quickly drugs interact with their molecular targets. The discovery provides scientists with a new way to investigate the effectiveness of drug candidates that might otherwise have been overlooked.

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Published: 1 Mar 2018

A greener way to make ketones

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a new, more environmentally friendly way to make ketones, an important chemical ingredient in pharmaceuticals.  While ketones are found in a wide range of useful chemicals, they are commonly prepared through energy-intensive, multi-step technologies that create significant chemical waste.  In an article published online last month in Nature Chemistry, the McGill scientists demonstrate how carbon monoxide, a widely available by-product ...

Published: 26 Jan 2018

June 2016 Convocation Kudos and Prizes

On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of the recent Science Convocation ceremonies (June 6, 2016), Dean of Science Bruce Lennox offers congratulations to all graduating students, who received B.Sc., B.A. & Sc., Diploma, M.Sc., or Ph.D. degrees. In addition, the Faculty of Science is very proud to recognize the recipients of the Faculty’s and University’s most prestigious awards. These include:

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Published: 16 Jun 2016

Convocation congratulations, and Principal’s Prizes for Excellence in Teaching

On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of Science Convocation ceremonies (November 10, 2015), Dean of Science Bruce Lennox offers congratulations to all graduating students, from B.Sc. to Ph.D., and also to the following prizewinners.

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Published: 10 Nov 2015

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.

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Published: 30 Sep 2015

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.

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Published: 22 Sep 2015

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: 15 Sep 2015

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.

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Published: 2 Sep 2015

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.

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Published: 2 Jun 2015

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: 22 May 2015

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.

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Published: 14 Apr 2015

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