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Seeing Evolution in Fast Motion

Close to one hundred experimental ponds at the Gault Nature Reserve for examining the impact of climate change and pollution on Quebec’s lakes
Fri, 2016-09-02 13:58

A new outdoor laboratory will serve as a facility for studying the effects on our lakes of climate change and chemicals commonly used in Quebec. It features a series of 96 experimental ponds containing 1,000 litres of water from Lac Hertel on McGill University’s Gault Nature Reserve in Mont St. Hilaire. This network of ponds, named LEAP (Large Experimental Array of Ponds), was opened on September 2, 2016.

Contact Information

Contact: Vincent C. Allaire
Organization: McGill Media Relations Office

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: David Maneli
Organization: McGill University’s Gault Nature Reserve
Office Phone: 450-467-4010, extension 229
Source Site: /newsroom

DEADLINE: Dr. Donald A. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Global Health Research

Fri, 2016-10-07 (All day)

Nominate outstanding, published research in the global health field by junior faculty appointed in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.

Source Site: /globalhealth

New Faces at the Faculty

Wed, 2016-08-31 15:14

We are delighted to welcome new colleagues, visiting professors, and fellows to the Faculty of Law. First, Professors Mark D. Walters and Kun Fan have joined the Faculty, arriving respectively from Queen’s and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

We are also welcoming Li Ka Shing Professor of Practice Cliff Manjiao Chi, from Xiamen University Law School, and Li Ka Shing Junior Fellow Dr. Hongqin Mu, from Shantou University Law School, who are both spending the fall term at the Faculty.

Source Site: /law

The 13th Annual McGill Interdisciplinary Geriatric Seminar

Thu, 2016-09-29 (All day)

A Global Approach to Chronic Illness during this Time of Change

Source Site: /familymed

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize

Tue, 2016-08-16 16:20

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. A panel of seven distinguished judges selected the following four papers among over 70 entries.

Source Site: /law

Gaming camera could aid MS treatment

Mon, 2016-08-15 09:52

3D depth-sensing camera shown to measure walking difficulties

A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

The Microsoft Kinect is a 3D depth-sensing camera used in interactive video activities such as tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windows computer.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute
Office Phone: 514 398 3376
Source Site: /neuro

We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University!

Thu, 2016-08-11 15:33

We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine! The role of Director aims to: promote the development and implementation of Global Health initiatives; create opportunities for teaching, learning and scholarly activities; and guide the Department and any individuals wishing to be involved in Global Health.

Source Site: /familymed

Dot-drawing with drones

Thu, 2016-08-04 11:36

McGill Newsroom

Flying robots could someday help artists create outdoor murals

You may have heard of plans to use drones for delivering packages, monitoring wildlife, or tracking storms. But painting murals?

That’s the idea behind a project in Paul Kry’s laboratory at McGill University’s School of Computer Science. Prof. Kry and a few of his students have teamed up to program tiny drones to create dot drawings – an artistic technique known as stippling.

Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Paul Kry
Organization: School of Computer Science

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Source Site: /newsroom