Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University and the Université de Montréal have shown that the blind really do hear notes more precisely, but only if they became blind when they were very young.
Former hockey great and new cabinet member Ken Dryden, LLB'73, is joined by Irwin Cotler, BA'61, BCL'64, John McCallum, PhD'77, Albina Guarnieri, BA'74, MA'77 (Minister of Veterans Affairs), Jim Peterson, DCL'70 (Minister of International Trade), and Jacques Saada, Dip(Trans)'78 (Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Region of Quebec and Minister Responsible for the Francophonie).
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) researcher Dr. Antonio Vigano has published a new study looking at the relationship between survival and quality of life in patients with terminal cancer.
The University of Miami and McGill University announced today the signing of a strategic alliance in the fields of engineering and information technology. The McGill-Miami agreement will enhance joint ventures, grant-making opportunities, and faculty and student exchanges between both universities.
Academics from around the world are gathering at McGill University next week to debate various educational policies. The four-day colloquium, called "Critical Analyses of Inclusive Education Policy — An International Survey," is being hosted by McGill's Faculty of Education from July 18 to 21.
Prominent activists, scholars and policy-makers from Canada and South Asia will be taking part in a workshop organized by the McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women (MCRTW), from July 30 to August 1, when they will imagine ways to build peace between India and Pakistan.
McGill graduate Dr Ahmed Mohamed Nazif assumed the Egyptian prime minister's post and formed his cabinet this month at the request of President Hosni Mubarak.
Curtis Lindsay was having a great time last Sunday bouncing around on the 12-foot trampoline in his backyard. That was until the 16-year-old attempted a stunt.
Canada is one of the world's top research nations, thanks to Ottawa's commitment to research and leadership role in funding biomedical and health research over the past five years, according to an article published today in the prestigious journal "EMBO reports." But to keep up the momentum and continue to grow in innovation and high-quality research, the federal government needs to develop new, ambitious strategies to take full advantage of Canada's expertise and research infrastructure and capacity, according to authors Dr. John Bergeron and Dr. Sean Taylor of McGill University.
Scholars off to Oxford and Middle East to help foster understanding and democracy.