Four McGill faculty members are among the seven researchers receiving the 2004 Prix de la recherche of Acfas (Association francophone pour le savoir).
Dinosaurs and Neanderthals will soon be reproduced in chalk at McGill. On October 1, students from the University's Department of Integrated Studies in Education will be using coloured sidewalk chalk to draw a timeline chronicling the history of Earth and its living things.
Independent research teams based at Northwestern University in the U.S. and at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Canada are reporting similar findings about a rare and potentially life-threatening form of anemia known as antibody-associated pure red-cell aplasia (PRCA).
"Newman and Ex Corde Ecclesiae: The Church & the University," by Ian Ker, Oxford University, and the inaugural Claude Ryan Lecture in Catholic Social Thought: "Secularity & the Anthropological Problem," by F. Russell Hittinger.
For the second year in a row, scholars from around the world, all with communications backgrounds, are coming to McGill for nine months to enlarge their understanding of the world and work on effecting positive change.
Funding for the CIHR Group in Medical Genetics was recently renewed for another five years, starting today.
Grant McFadden, BSc'70, PhD'75, and Alexandra Lucas, BSc'75, are a husband-and-wife research team seeking to develop an anti-inflammation drug by using a virus once employed to kill rabbits.
Janine Schmidt has been appointed as Trenholme Director of Libraries. Her term in office will begin on February 1, 2005.
Join McGill University researchers at the World Conference of Science Journalists from October 4 to 7. Researchers and communications officers, including new hire Christine Zeindler, will welcome reporters at McGill's WCSJ booth.
It might sound like science fiction, yet a laboratory accident is what spurred Parisa Ariya's research on the effect of bioaerosols on our climate. Until now, no scientist has included bioaerosols in climate research, yet bioaerosols may change the course of climate science.