Natalya Gomez named recipient of 2023 AGU James B. Macelwane Medal

Professor Natalya Gomez of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences has been selected to receive the American Geophysical Union’s 2023 James B. Macelwane Medal, awarded annually to three to five early career scientists in recognition of their significant contributions to Earth and space science.

Published: 13 Sep 2023

Major renovation project will transform the Redpath into a more accessible museum

If you’ve been meaning to visit McGill’s Redpath Museum, now is the time.

Published: 13 Sep 2023

Faculty of Science welcomes five new Schulich Leaders

When you learn you’ve been awarded Canada’s largest scholarship for STEM studies, it’s a pretty heady moment. Just ask some of McGill’s new Schulich Leaders. These new McGill students hail from New Brunswick to Vancouver and are among the 100 recipients in Canada this year of Schulich Leader Scholarships, valued at up to $120,000.


Published: 8 Sep 2023

Matt Dobbs, Galen Halverson, Joelle Pineau, and Simon Caron-Huot honoured by the Royal Society of Canada

Congratulations to McGill Science's new Royal Society of Canada inductees, the Fellows Matt Dobbs, Galen Halverson, Joelle Pineau, and College Member Simon Caron-Huot! The four professors join 15 other scholars in McGill's 2023 cohort. 

Published: 6 Sep 2023

Prof. Dave Stephens part of groundbreaking study on SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in Canada, 2020-2023

Read the article, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal:

Published: 25 Aug 2023

Alien invasion: Study reveals alarming economic costs of biological invasions to the European Union

Biological invasions are a major threat to ecosystems, biodiversity, and human well-being, resulting in ecosystem degradation and causing economic costs in the multi-trillions of euros globally. A study led by McGill University sheds light on the stark economic cost resulting from biological invasions in the European Union (EU).

Published: 13 Jul 2023

Exploring Potential Signatures of Life on Ocean Moons

A New Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration for Upcoming NASA Missions and Mission Concepts

Scientists have long been captivated by the possibility of discovering evidence for extraterrestrial life in the universe. While many of the world’s largest telescopes are pointed toward distant galaxies and star systems, some think there’s a strong possibility that life could be detected much closer to home.

Published: 6 Jul 2023

Claude Crépeau awarded 2023 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize

Claude Crépeau, Professor in the School of Computer Science at McGill, has been named a co-recipient of the 2023 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing. This award recognizes papers in the area of distributed computing that have made a significant and lasting impact in the field.

Published: 20 Jun 2023

Carole Verdone-Smith, Sandra Lalli, and Dr. Kim Metera named Faculty of Science Excellence Awards winners

Carole Verdone-Smith (Management Staff), Sandra Lalli (Technical Staff), and Dr. Kim Metera (Administrative Staff) have been named recipients of the Faculty of Science Excellence Awards for their contributions to the management and success of the Faculty during the 2022-2023 academic year. The awards were announced on May 23. Read below the citations prepared by the Faculty of Science Excellence Awards Committee.

Published: 13 Jun 2023

An Inspiring Event in Science Engagement

May 15th and 16th, Falling Walls Engage Hub Canada hosted 30 science outreach practitioners, from across the country, for a bilingual event titled “The Power of the Pitch: A Funding and Skills-building Workshop for Canadian Science Engagers”.

Published: 8 Jun 2023

Alanna Watt awarded Leo Yaffe Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Alanna Watt, Department of Biology, for being awarded the 2023 Leo Yaffe Award for Excellence in Teaching! 

Published: 6 Jun 2023

Exploring Space and Science in Chisasibi

The outreach branch of McGill’s Trottier Space Institute and Branches joined forces to offer a new science program called Outbound Explore.

Published: 2 Jun 2023

Ph.D. Student Matt Bowen awarded 2023 Carl Herz Prize

Matt Bowen, a doctoral student in mathematics at McGill University, has been awarded the 2023 Carl Herz Prize by the Institut des sciences mathématiques for his preprint Monochromatic products and sums in 2-colorings of ℕ, a new proof of the special case of Hindman’s conjecture when there are two colours.

Published: 31 May 2023

Jamie Kirkpatrick awarded 2023 W.W. Hutchison Medal

Jamie Kirkpatrick, Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has been awarded the 2023 W.W. Hutchison Medal from the Geological Association of Canada. The medal is awarded annually for recent exceptional advances in Canadian earth science research.

Published: 31 May 2023


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