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

Published: 24 May 2022

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: 24 May 2022

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: 20 May 2022

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: 10 May 2022

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: 9 May 2022

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: 6 May 2022

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...

An Interactive Sustainability Dashboard for Montreal and beyond

Published: 25 April 2022

What if you could gather as much sustainability-related information as possible about a city, and use it to create an interactive website to be used by wide and diverse audiences? That is...

McGill University joins Moderna in battle against global health threats

Published: 24 March 2022

McGill University has joined Moderna’s mRNA Access program, which aims to accelerate innovation and enable new vaccines and medicines for emerging and neglected infectious diseases through...

Experts: Does Quebec's secularism law speak to the younger generation?

Published: 18 March 2022

Researchers from McGill and Concordia universities have teamed up to examine how Quebec's secularism law, Law 21, is affecting the career choices and experiences of discrimination of students,...

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