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McGill launches Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute to advance world-leading research into sports science and human performance

Published: 31Aug2022

A $29-million gift from Quebec-born entrepreneur Sylvan Adams will launch an exciting venture for McGill’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education in the Faculty of Education, ushering in...

Experts: Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned

Published: 28Jun2022

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states in late June, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. It came after...

Expert: B.C. will decriminalize up to 2.5 grams of hard drugs

Published: 6Jun2022

British Columbia is set to become the first province to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illicit drugs. Canadians 18 years of age and older will be able to possess up to a cumulative 2...

Research briefs: Origami-inspired design and why mice fear bananas

Published: 24May2022

Here are some interesting new stories from McGill University Media Relations:

McGill announces C$6 million chair in architecture to develop turn-key solutions for mass building climate retrofits

Published: 24May2022

As the impact of climate change intensifies and accelerates, there is growing urgency to radically transform areas that can be substantially decarbonized. Buildings are among the largest emitters...

Expert: Monkeypox

Published: 20May2022

A growing number of countries, including Canada, the U.S., Spain, Portugal, and the U.K, are reporting an unusual outbreak of monkeypox. What makes these cases notable is the disease is relatively...

Expert: Son of Philippine dictator appears to win election in a landslide

Published: 10May2022

The namesake son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos appeared to have been elected Philippine president by a landslide in an astonishing reversal of the 1986 "People Power" pro-democracy...

Experts: Asian Heritage Month | May 2022

Published: 9May2022

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, a time to reflect on and recognize the many contributions that Canadians of Asian heritage have made and continue to make to Canada. Asian Heritage Month has...

The Future is Bright: McGill’s Honorary Degree recipients for Spring Convocation 2022

Published: 6May2022

This Spring, beloved traditions are returning to McGill University’s downtown and Macdonald campuses. The University’s newest graduates will again cross the stage to receive their hard-earned...


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