To infinity and beyond: $26 million to propel space research at McGill University and Université de Montréal to the outer limits

Published: 21 November 2022

The McGill Space Institute (MSI) and the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) at Université de Montréal are at the forefront of the exhilarating pace of space research, helping to advance...

$15.3 million gift for brain research at McGill University will bring new insights into neurological diseases and disorders

Published: 16 November 2022

Scientists around the world are beginning to use new techniques in analyzing single brain cells to understand conditions like depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and neurodegenerative...

McGill University appoints H. Deep Saini as new Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Published: 14 November 2022

The Board of Governors of McGill University is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. H. Deep Saini as the University's 18th Principal and Vice-Chancellor. He will begin his five-year,...

Expert: Right whale population continued to decline in 2021

Published: 25 October 2022

The population of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales continued to decline in 2021, according to the latest estimate that puts the surviving population at 340. (CBC News) ...

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

Published: 31 August 2022

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: 28 June 2022

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: 6 June 2022

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...

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