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La Presse - Du travail pour les avocats français?

Grâce à l'entente France-Québec, la première cohorte d'avocats français débarquera bientôt au Québec. Mais trouveront-ils un job? Pas si sûr...

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Published on : 21 Oct 2010

Montreal Gazette - Astronauts Robert Thirsk and Dave Williams to star at McGill Open House

Two of McGill's very own astronauts, Robert Thirsk and Dave Williams (Julie Payette is the third), will visit the campus this Sunday, Oct. 24 for a very special open house event. Thirsk and Williams, both graduates of McGill's medical school, will talk about their experiences in outer space and the journey that got them into the international space program at Reach for the stars!

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

Montreal Gazette - Big Hanna lays waste to McGill trash

It's Waste Reduction Week and to mark the occasion, McGill University has just unveiled the latest addition to the campus -- an industrial waste composter named Big Hanna.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

Winnipeg Free Press - Professor researching 3D surprised how many Canadians can't see

CBC's recent 3-D broadcast of a documentary about the Queen may help provide clues about how many Canadians can't actually see programming in the third dimension.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

National Post - Meet Dr. McSleepy, your robot anesthetist

They may sound like an odd couple, but da Vinci and McSleepy are a robotic surgical dream team.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

La Presse - Quatre millions pour les hôpitaux universitaires

La Fondation du Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) et la Fondation du Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) ont annoncé aujourd'hui que la Banque Royale du Canada (RBC) a versé une contribution de quatre millions de dollars à la campagne de financement...

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

Toronto Star - Synaptic symphony; Audience takes part in experiment on 'Beethoven and your brain'

Think of a new piece of music you heard recently. Chances are you knew right away if you liked it, hated it, or didn't care. Now try to describe what caused that instant reaction. If you're like most people, it isn't easy translating a visceral impulse into words.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

Industrie & Technologies - Observer l'énergie électrique à l'échelle d'une molécule

Des chercheurs canadiens ont trouvé un moyen d’étudier le transport d’électricité à l’échelle d’un seul polymère. Leurs observations ont pour but de comprendre dans quelles conditions ce phénomène est le plus efficace.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2010

CTV.ca - Newsmaker: Dr. Joe Schwarz, 'Confronting Pseudoscience'

Dr. Joe Schwarcz talks "Confronting pseudoscience" as part of the upcoming Lorne Trottier Science Symposium, on CTV Montreal yesterday at noon.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2010

The Globe and Mail - Brenda Milner nominated one of 25 'Transformational Canadians'

The search is on to find 25 living citizens whose accomplishments answer that question. Through their vision, leadership and actions, each of these people has immeasurably improved the lives of others.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2010

Toronto Sun - Researchers hoping to recreate the Big Bang

A researcher at Montreal's McGill University is the first to publish results collected from experiments at the Large Hadron Collider. Physicist Andreas Warburton is among the 3,171 scientists who have collected data from the LHC, which is housed 100 metres underground at the Swiss-French border.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2010

The Herald-Sun - Principal as University Day speaker

Teachers, alumni, students and the community gathered Tuesday at Memorial Hall [in Chapel Hill, NC] to honor the day on Oct. 12, 1793, when the cornerstone was laid to build what would become Old East, which still remains on campus and is the oldest university building in the nation…

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Published on : 13 Oct 2010

Financial Post - Professing truths about management

Leaders Series: A true management and leadership guru, Dr. Henry Mintzberg of McGill University joins us to speak about management misconceptions, and his new book: "Management? It's Not What You Think!".

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Published on : 13 Oct 2010

Montreal Gazette - Collateral damage: Dissent takes a hit; War on terror used as pretext, conference told

Governments and law-enforcement agencies are using the war against terrorism as a pretext to clamp down on legitimate protest and free themselves from constraints on their activities, an international conference on human rights hosted by McGill University heard Saturday.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2010

Le Devoir - Prix J.-Armand-Bombardier: Tout est affaire d'intelligence artificielle; Gregory Dudek est un inventeur en robotique marine

Si Armand Bombardier était un jeune inventeur aujourd'hui plutôt que de l'avoir été au début du XXe siècle, il serait attiré par la robotique. En ce sens, le professeur Gregory Dudek se situe tout à fait dans le sillage du concepteur de la motoneige.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2010