Older adults are more willing to help others, but mostly those in the same country

Published: 12 October 2021

Older adults are more willing to help others compared to younger adults but will prioritize those within their own country – particularly when it comes to donating to charity. This group was also...

Federal government pressed to extend COVID-19 benefits for small businesses |

Published: 7 October 2021

October 5, 2021 | With vaccination rates relatively high across the country, Canada has moved past the worst stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. That said, the crisis is by no means over, and many...

Register your vaccine passport for Fast-Pass sticker to gain quick access to McGill Library spaces & other venues

Published: 7 October 2021

As of Wednesday, October 27, all users of McGill’s library system will need to show their vaccine passport and current McGill ID card to physically access library spaces. To quicken the check-in...

COVID-19: Coughing without masks, distancing alone is not enough

Published: 5 October 2021

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 indoors, the two metres physical distancing guideline is not enough without masks, according to researchers from Quebec, Illinois, and Texas. However, wearing a...

Stamping out superbugs

Published: 4 October 2021

During the last year and a half, the world’s attention has been focused squarely on SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. While deadly, this virus is only one of many pathogens that...

Environmental and health impacts of COVID-19 related plastic waste

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:00to13:00

Join us on October 13th, 2021, at 12:05 pm and hear Dr./tisedCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Environmental Health and Safety Macdonald Campus Environment Sustainability

Unmasking the mechanisms of emerging variants

Published: 30 September 2021

Scientists are seeking answers to why SARS-CoV-2 variants are so transmissible and why they cause greater disease severity than the original strain. McGill’s Qian (Vivian) Liu, together with...

Discovery of mechanics of drug targets for COVID-19

Published: 27 September 2021

A team of international researchers, including McGill Professor Stéphane Laporte, have discovered the working mechanism of potential drug targets for various diseases such as cancer, rheumatoid...


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