Research

Nine McGill researchers selected in newest round of Canada CIFAR AI Chairs

Published: 9Dec2019

CIFAR today announced its newest cohort of Canada CIFAR AI Chairs, which includes nine researchers from McGill, bringing the total number of McGill researchers named to the program to 17. These top...

In conversation with Associate Professor Michael Van Dussen

2 Oct 2019

Michael Van Dussen began teaching in the Department of English in 2010. His area of expertise is in Middle Ages, with teaching areas in Middle English and Anglo-Latin literature, global contexts of...

Why AI needs the Social Sciences

4 Sep 2019

The rapid growth of artificial intelligence technologies has brought an onset of ethical questions for societies to now grapple with. Though the existence of clever machines and humanoid robots has...

In conversation with Gloria Jane Bell, Assistant Professor of Art History

7 Aug 2019

Gloria Jane Bell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History & Communication Studies at McGill University. Bell’s research examines art and visual culture of Indigenous people in...

Sharing stories of Greek immigration to Canada

7 Aug 2019

The 2016 Canadian census states that there are roughly 271,405 individuals of Greek ancestry living in Canada, with 66,395 residing in Montreal. Though Greek immigration was fairly slow during the...

The Impact of Childcare on Poor Urban Women’s Economic Empowerment in Africa

Published: 9Jul2019

Despite evidence from other regions, researchers and policy-makers remain skeptical that women’s disproportionate childcare responsibilities act as a significant barrier to women’s economic...

Professeure Isabelle Daunais : redonner au suivant tout en faisant confiance à la vie

3 Jul 2019

Passionnée des mots et d’écriture, professeure Isabelle Daunais a publié plusieurs ouvrages dont le Roman sans aventure (Boréal, 2015), Des ponts dans la brume (Boréal, 2008) ainsi que co-dirigé...

Meet the latest and renewed James McGill Professors and William Dawson Scholars

28 May 2019

The James McGill Professor award recognizes a senior scholar’s status as an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber and an international leader in his or her field similar to...

Digging into Data: Toward a new understanding of the Arts

6 Jul 2017

While artificial intelligence is infiltrating most areas of our lives and work, many people see it as tool for and of science – largely useful to programmers and data scientists, certainly not for...

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