Arctic

Sea ice extent in Arctic and Antarctic reached record lows in November

Published: 7Dec2016

“Both the Arctic and Antarctic experienced record lows in sea ice extent in November, with scientists astonished to see Arctic ice actually retreating at a time when the region enters the cold...

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Published: 19Jan2016

Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars...

Student captures 2nd place in NSERC - Science, action! competition

Published: 5Apr2017

Congratulations to M.Sc. candidate Émile Brisson-Curadeau (Supervisor: Prof. Kyle Elliott, NRS) for capturing second place in "NSERC -" Science, action!" competition contest for "La sentinelle des...

Scientists scan horizon for future invasive species challenges

Published: 4May2017

Shipping and mining in the Arctic. The spread of invasive microbial pathogens around the world. Changing agricultural practices. Use of genomic-modification tools. Those are among the 14 most...

A ‘tropical’ parasitic disease emerges in the Arctic

Published: 28Apr2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre Canadian researchers describe the first outbreak of Cryptosporidium parasite in Nunavik

Ferring Canada Donates $2 Million to McGill University

Published: 1Sep2016

TORONTO – September 1, 2016 – Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, is proud to announce a $2 million donation to McGill University in Montreal, Canada that will be used to...

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