Two McGill researchers are lead investigators in projects that have received more than $25 million in funding from Genome Canada.
The Principal urges members of the McGill community to actively speak out against intolerance.
First it was Yuppies, then DINKS - couples with Double Incomes and No Kids. Now it's time for TINS - couples who have Two Incomes but No Sex.
On Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, and on Monday, April 26, McGill University will host speakers who have a lot to say about the complicated relationship between man and nature — and how and why we must improve it. Steven Sanderson, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society, will give a Beatty Memorial Lecture on April 22 on the environmental impact of development efforts to reduce human poverty. Lord Robert May, president of the UK Royal Society, will speak on April 26, addressing the issue of biodiversity in a crowded world, raising concerns about current rates of extinction.
The hotline set up on Tuesday, April 13, 2004 by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) to answer patients' questions about the reamer sterilization issue and the recall of some arthroplasty hip surgery patients has received a total of 273 calls to date.
L'Oréal Canada is pleased to send a team of three McGill University students to represent North America at the International Final of the L'Oréal E-Strat Challenge in Paris on April 22.
Professor James W. Fyles, George and Frances Tomlinson Chair in Forest Ecology at McGill, has been selected as the next Scientific Director of the Sustainable Forest Management Network. The network is a not-for-profit research organization under the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence Program. It involves 31 universities, 12 forestry companies, provincial and federal departments, Aboriginal groups and non-governmental organizations. The network administers an annual budget of $7.1 million.
McGill University announced today that it would award honorary doctorates at its 2004 Spring Convocation to 17 distinguished leaders who have made significant contributions in their fields of expertise and their communities.
Ten people will be honoured for their outstanding contributions to the Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre. What makes these awards special is the winners are nominated by their peers.
The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, welcomed enthusiastically the announcement today that Dr Bernard Shapiro has been nominated by the federal government as the first Ethics Commissioner of Canada.