How anti-Asian racism manifested at work in the pandemic

Published: 15 May 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic challenged any notion that Asian Americans are a privileged, white-adjacent group skirting above racism.

How COVID-19 changed our grocery habits

Published: 11 January 2023

To better understand food-related decisions during the pandemic, a team of McGill researchers, including School of Human Nutrition Professor Daiva Nielsen and postdoctoral fellow Katherine Labonté,...

Illegal remixes: Law-breaking or creative license? 

Published: 11 January 2023

In the electronic dance music (EDM) community, what is viewed as intellectual property theft isn’t always up to the law—it’s up to the community. Norms around unlawful activities, such as illegal...

Flying cars? Not so fast

Published: 11 January 2023

Certain tech companies are promising dazzling futures when it comes to transportation, like Uber’s vision of skies buzzing with helicopter-like flying cars, and Elon Musk’s design for layers upon...

Expert: 25 years later, Quebec remembers ice storm that plunged province into darkness

Published: 6 January 2023

Twenty-five years ago, the rain began in what would become the 1998 ice storm that eventually left millions of Quebecers in the dark, some for over a month. It was one of the worst natural...

Bots with feelings: Study explores how human customers react to AI chatbots with emotions

Published: 15 December 2022

Artificial intelligence chatbots that show positive feelings — such as adding an “I am excited to do so!” or a few exclamation marks — do not necessarily translate into positive reactions or...

Enhancing and protecting Canada's carbon stocks is essential but insufficient to meet GHG emission targets: expert panel report

Published: 6 December 2022

Enhancing carbon storage in natural ecosystems could put a small but significant dent in Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but an aggressive commitment to reducing human-caused emissions...

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