Researchers from McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal are part of a multinational team led by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), whose project was recently selected for funding through Cancer Research UK’s (CRUK) Grand Challenge competition — an international funding initiative that ai
MA student Shailee Rajak joins CBC Radio One's "All in a Weekend" this Sunday, September 24th, to discuss her recently published children's book Sita and Helen. Shailee and host Sonali Karnick will be talking about the book, its intercultural value, its foregrounding of a feminist perspective, and the importance of having it read by children of all backgrounds.
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The Department of English is proud to recognize the following students who have been selected for the awards and scholarships listed below for the 2022-2023 academic year.
(The writing prizes are determined by committees made up of professors in the Department of English, who review submissions with the authors’ names removed.)
NSERC Alliance Grant supports McGill-led Canadian team, new global climate center on AI for biodiversity change
The FRQS Dual AI Chairs Program supports research collaborations across disciplines in pursuit of the significant potential of AI to address some of humanity’s greatest health challenges.
After a decade marred by bribery and corruption scandals, the Montreal-headquartered engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group is changing its name to AtkinsRéalis. This rebrand demonstrates the company’s desire to move beyond its past transgressions, even if it wasn’t explicitly framed that way, according Prof. Karl Moore. The firm’s former name has been tarnished by scandals in Canada, Libya and India, but its new name signals that it wants to break with its troubled past.
Despite growing awareness about the high rates of suicide among men, research is still needed to examine men’s mental health challenges. Existential psychology, with its focus on questions of meaning and value, may bring new insights that can aid in this examination.
Bernard Belleau was famous for developing the nucleoside analogue 3TC for viral treatment. Here, we show that a nucleoside analogue triggers a cell death mechanism named after Thanos, the Greek God of nonviolent deaths. The nucleoside analog, cytarabine, has been used as the frontline treatment of leukemia for more than 50 years, but patient survival rates are less than 20%.
McGill University is once again proud to be an Official Nominator of the Earthshot Prize. As an Official Nominator, we are part of a global community invited to submit nominations, selected for our ability to identify the most impactful solutions across all sectors worldwide.
The Earthshot Prize is a global environmental prize and platform for impact, dedicated to finding and growing solutions that will repair our planet this decade, in five categories or Earthshots.
Date: October 11 2023 | Time: 5:30 pm | Location: McGill Engine
Calling all graduate students in McGill's Faculty of Engineering!
Join our engaging info sessions to learn more about the enriching SEDTalks! Presentation Skills Training program, designed to elevate your education and skills.
Refreshments will be provided!
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In line with our commitment to advancing brain research excellence at McGill, HBHL is happy to introduce five exceptional recruits who have recently joined McGill across three different faculties. These talented individuals have received funding through HBHL's New Recruit Start-Up Supplements program, which provides critical supplementary funding to McGill's hiring faculties, empowering them to attract standout faculty members whose research aligns with HBHL's scientific priorities.