It’s snowing plastic

Published: 17 March 2021

The snow may be melting, but it is leaving pollution behind in the form of micro- and nano-plastics according to a McGill study that was recently published in Environmental Pollution. The pollution...

Keep me safe! - Mental health resources

Published: 25 August 2020

Please check the below link for resources available regarding mental health concerns:

International students entering Canada

Published: 25 August 2020

Please check the link below if you are an international student planning to enter Canada:

Useful links for incoming/potential students

Published: 25 August 2020

Please check the below link for useful information regarding working and learning remotely at Mcgill    

Collaboration between McGill AOS and ECCC

Published: 16 December 2019

Excerpt from 'Metamorphosis of the solitary genius' Published on Nov 21 2019 on the CANADA'S INNOVATION LEADERS website (

Expert: Tornado Season in the US

Published: 30 May 2019

“After a slow start, tornado season in the United States has suddenly become supercharged, with 500 twisters touching down over the past month and 12 consecutive days with eight or more of the...

Expert: Hurricane Florence

Published: 12 September 2018

"With a Category 4 hurricane rapidly approaching and weather officials issuing a hurricane warning for more than 300 miles of coastline, more than 1 million people faced a choice Tuesday: stay home...

McGill Professor helped coin the term 'Bomb Cyclone'

Published: 4 January 2018

McGill University meteorology professor John Gyakum, along with the revered late Massachusetts Institute of Technology meteorologist Fred Sanders, first coined the term in a paper they published in...

Expert: Hurricane Matthew

Published: 6 October 2016

“Hurricane Matthew is poised to deliver a potentially catastrophic strike on Haiti beginning Monday, and poses a danger to eastern Cuba and Jamaica by Monday night.” (The Weather Network)


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