Each year, influenza kills half a million people globally with the elderly and very young most often the victims. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 37 children have died in the United States during the current flu season. Aside from getting the flu shot and employing smart hand hygiene, there are no other methods of prevention. However, a team of scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University, led by Immunologist Dr.

Classified as: Flu, muhc, Maziar Divangahi, McGill, flu season, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)
Published on: 14 Feb 2018

Dr. Richard Tomlinson made philanthropic history for Canadian universities in 2000 when he donated $64 million to McGill. At the time, it was the largest gift ever made in support of higher education in Canada by an alumnus, and still ranks as the largest single gift McGill has ever received from an individual.

Classified as: richard tomlinson, McGill, philanthropy, Obituary, mcgill alumni, university advancement, tomlinson fellowships
Published on: 3 Feb 2018
First published in 2006, Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by  the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in Greater Montréal that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. This year's winners, including McGill University, were announced on February 1, 2018 in a special magazine published in the Montreal Gazette.
Here are some of the reasons why McGill University was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers (2018):
Classified as: Montreal, McGill, top employers, HR, on campus
Published on: 1 Feb 2018

A sixth round of NAFTA negotiations is taking place this week in Montreal, with key players say the focus is on constructive discussion.” (CTV News)


Kryzsztof Pelc, Political Science, McGill University

Classified as: NAFTA, Kryzsztof Pelc, Andrea Bjorklund, Ken Lester, McGill
Published on: 22 Jan 2018



This 2018 Winter semester, CIRM’s Professor of Practice of the McConnell Foundation, Gorka Espiau, will be teaching a seminar – URBP 542 New Social Innovation Dynamicsat the School of Urban Planning of McGill University.

The one credit seminar will be held January 16th, 18th, 22nd and 23rd 2018, from 6:05 to 8:55 p.m.:


January 16th    Introduction to Social Innovation: Theory and Practice.

Classified as: Gorka Espiau, CIRM, Professor of practice, McConnell Foundation, seminar, winter, 2018, innovation, Social Innovation, social transformation, Teaching, inscription, School of Urban Planning, McGill
Published on: 11 Dec 2017

To celebrate Montreal’s 375th anniversary, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal wanted to examine the mechanisms and processes that have made it possible, in the history of the city, to maintain a relative social peace. The CIRM is now proud to present its first publication (in French)Vivre ensemble à Montréal. Épreuves et convivialités.

Classified as: CRIEM, Vivre ensemble, Montreal, Atelier 10, Annick Germain, Valérie Amiraux, Julie-Anne Boudreau, Harold Bérubé, Aliki Economides, Julia Freeman, Mariève Isabel, Mathieu Lapointe, Mary Anne Poutanen, McGill
Published on: 30 Nov 2017

According to a 2015 census, there are just over 3,000 homeless people living in Montreal. This number does not account for those who are dealing with hidden homelessness, such as temporarily living with friends or family or other short-term accommodation.

In addition to the many challenges and stresses of homelessness—such as meeting immediate survival needs for food, water, clothing and shelter from the elements—taking care of health needs might seem insurmountable.

Classified as: homelessness, Nursing, McGill, students
Published on: 27 Nov 2017

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Here are some McGill professors available to comment on the US Executive order that suspends the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and suspends entry by citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days:

Classified as: jacob levy, Andrea Bjorklund, Professor, professors, McGill, McGill University, Jose Mauricio Gaona
Published on: 26 Jun 2017

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This is not your ordinary sales job. Our business development team members are the bridge between academia and industry partners or organizations. They spot opportunities and take action on behalf of Mitacs. They are at the forefront of marketing Mitacs programs and are analogous to matchmakers, who find the common interests between companies and researchers. To help you make your decision, we’d like to introduce you to someone in the role!

Meet Sherry

Classified as: neuroscience, Research, McGill, mitacs, employment opportunity
Published on: 1 Jun 2017

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global health threat. So much so that a 2014 study commissioned by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom predicted that, if the problem is left unchecked, in less than 35 years more people will die from antibiotic resistant superbugs than from cancer. It is critical that researchers develop new antibiotics informed by knowledge of how superbugs are resistant to this medication.

Classified as: medicine, McGill, mcgill research, antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance, berguis, mcgill medicine
Published on: 3 May 2017

For the third time in its history, the Acfas Annual Congress, the largest multidisciplinary research event in the Francophonie, will be hosted by McGill University.

Classified as: McGill, ACFAS
Published on: 12 Apr 2017

McGill University is the world’s third-best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology, behind only the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.


Classified as: faculty of medicine, McGill
Published on: 8 Mar 2017

Here are McGill professors available to comment on the Quebec mosque shooting:

Classified as: McGill University, McGill, Daniel Weinstock, Professor, Morton Weinfeld, cécile rousseau, alain, brunet, dia dabby
Published on: 31 Jan 2017