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A major electrical shutdown scheduled to take place on the morning of Sunday, March 3, 2024* will affect multiple buildings on the downtown campus. The intervention will consist of a set of electrical shutdowns, starting at 6 a.m. and concluding by 12 p.m. (noon).  

Classified as: temporary closure, temporary service disruption
Published on: 23 Feb 2024

As many as one in five Canadian households can be considered to be in energy poverty, according to researchers from McGill University. Energy poverty occurs when households cannot afford or access the levels of energy necessary to meet their daily needs, live decent lives, and maintain healthy indoor temperatures all year round. More Canadians potentially suffer from energy poverty than from food insecurity.

Classified as: Faculty of Science, Mylene Riva, Energy poverty
Published on: 20 Feb 2024

More than ever before, there is a growing interest in dedicating resources to stop the loss of biodiversity, as recently exemplified by the

Classified as: mcgill research, Andrew Gonzalez, brian leung, Department of Biology, Bieler School of Environment, Faculty of Science, biodiversity
Published on: 16 Feb 2024

Professor David Ifeoluwa Adelani (School of Computer Science) is McGill’s newest Chair, as Professors Joelle Pineau and Reihaneh Rabbany have their appointments renewed

Classified as: Artificial intelligence
Published on: 13 Feb 2024

Global polls typically show that people in industrialized countries where incomes are relatively high report greater levels of satisfaction with life than those in low-income countries.

But now the first large-scale survey to look at happiness in small, non-industrialized communities living close to nature paints quite a different picture.

Looking at happiness in non-industrialized settings

Classified as: Faculty of Science, climate change, Happiness, Chris Barrington-Leigh, eric galbraith
Published on: 8 Feb 2024

New funding program launching for undergraduate students

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2024 HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship. Created in collaboration between HBHL and the HBHL Trainee Committee, this opportunity aims to include students at all levels in brain health research, providing McGill undergraduate students with a hands-on research experience.

Published on: 7 Feb 2024

Title: Symmetric Tensor Products: An Operator Theory Approach

Classified as: #DepartmentofMathematicsandStatistics
Published on: 2 Feb 2024

 

Dear Students and Fellow Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to announce the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award winners for the Fall 2023 term.

Congratulations to Gabriel Crudele (MATH 356), Shereen Elaidi (MATH 133), Christopher Karpinski (MATH 235), and Aaron Shalev (MATH 242).

This prestigious award recognizes exceptional performance from TAs in our Department each Fall and Winter term. Winners are selected based on course evaluations received by the Department.

Thank you all very much for your excellent work!

Published on: 22 Jan 2024

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, including Professor Daryl Haggard at McGill University, has released new images of M87*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy Messier 87, using data from observations taken in April 2018.

Read the full article here.

Published on: 19 Jan 2024

MSSI has announced the results of its latest Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Ideas Fund competition. The SSH Ideas Fund awards seed funding to explore bold projects and novel ideas drawn specifically from humanities, arts, and social sciences research with the potential to illuminate or solve sustainability-related challenges.

Read more about the funded projects.

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Published on: 17 Jan 2024

Every year, the MSSI Innovation Fund provides support to McGill faculty members to accelerate the development of an idea or a technology toward widespread societal adoption by funding research that informs policy or moves an innovation toward commercialization. This year’s fund will distribute $100,000 to two projects that have the potential to make electric vehicle batteries and groundwater management more sustainable.

Read more about the funded projects.

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Published on: 17 Jan 2024

Les STIM au féminin” is a new campaign geared towards high school and cegep-level youth which highlights the initiatives of women in STEM and raises awareness about pathways and careers in science through a series of informative videos.

Classified as: STEM Outreach, Redpath Museum
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Published on: 15 Jan 2024

Fleeting blasts of energy from space, known as fast radio bursts (FRBs), are a cosmic enigma. A Canadian-led international team of researchers has published new findings suggesting that supernovae are the predominant contributors to forming sources that eventually produce FRBs.

Published on: 11 Jan 2024

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