In the latest issue (September 28, 2001) of the international journal Science, biologist Graham Bell has focused on the neutral theory of community ecology as an astonishingly successful way to predict patterns of distribution, abundance and diversity.
The Safety Assessment Scale (SAS) to help caregivers asses the dangers of people with dementia who live at home was presented to the public on September 5, by lead researcher Dr Louise Poulin de Courval, a McGill Professor and researcher of Family Medicine at the Côte-des-Neiges CLSC.
In the September 28 issue of Molecular Cell, researchers at the NRC Biotechnology Research Institute and McGill University explain how they decoded the structure of calnexin. Calnexin was discovered in 1991 by McGill Professor John Bergeron and then-BRI researcher Dr David Y. Thomas.
In light of the shocking terrorist attacks on the United States, McGill University has rounded up a list of experts available to speak on different issues to the media. Please read on for more details.
McGill's research community has scored another triumph this summer by obtaining a record number of "New Opportunities" grants. Thirteen out of 14 applications were approved by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and range from work on HIV/AIDS and the hepatitis-C virus to speech disorders to photonic and wireless technologies.
Montreal children, adolescents and adults troubled by family violence and those who provide them with services and support are now able to access resources online through a comprehensive, bilingual directory containing contact information for numerous organizations around the city.
Want to know more about the fur trade? Curious about the Red Planet? Got a question about French grammar? You're in luck - McGill University has developed a slew of useful web sites to answer all kinds of queries.
Montreal mayor Pierre Bourque announced that the Percival Molson Memorial Stadium, originally opened in 1919, will be getting a major facelift -- its first since the 1976 Olympics when McGill University hosted the field hockey competition.
Activist @ McGill: As an environmentalist, writer, hunger striker, activist and lawyer, Elizabeth May is truly a multidimensional woman. And, as of October 30, she can also be called McGill's 2001 Muriel V. Roscoe Lecturer.
Novelist and essayist John Ralston Saul will deliver the 25th Osler Lecture of the McGill Faculty of Medicine. Entitled Health Care as a Human Right, Dr Saul's lecture will be held Wednesday, November 7, at 6 pm in the H. Noël Fieldhouse Auditorium, Room 132 of the Stephen Leacock Building (corner of McTavish and Dr Penfield Street). ADMISSION IS FREE