Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is a high profile, high priority multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral initiative located at McGill University made possible with support from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). The HBHL Strategic Research Plan outlines the vision, deliverables, and overall goals of the initiative, and the research priorities of its four research themes.

Classified as: brain, funding, grant, neuroscience, Research
Published on: 6 Mar 2018

This week McGill University announced their prestigious internal recognition awards for 2018. Among the awardees, recognized for their outstanding research contributions, were Faculty of Education professors Ratna Ghosh, Shaheen Shariff, and Eve-Marie Quintin.

Classified as: IHDW, definetheline, Research
Published on: 5 Mar 2018

McGill ResearchMcGill's Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, has produced a series of videos highlighting recent inductees to the Royal Society of Canada.

Classified as: Research, IHDW
Published on: 1 Mar 2018

The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce the 2018-2019 recipients for Innovation Fund AwardsThis annual $100,000 opportunity is meant to provide support for five projects formulated by membership targeting efforts in clinical innovation.

This year, due to quality and budgeting, the number of projects that will be funded has expanded to 6 in total. The projects that were selected are as follows:

Classified as: pediatrics, Research, clinical innovation
Published on: 1 Mar 2018

Dozens of McGill researchers will participate in two of the five “superclusters” announced Thursday, Feb. 15, by the federal government and funded under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

Classified as: supercluster, Research, grains, protein
Published on: 19 Feb 2018

 textPreventing Extremism through Educational Research (PEER), a research team headed by Professor Ratna Ghosh of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), have launched a new website at

Classified as: Research
Published on: 14 Feb 2018

Canada First Research Excellence Fund's investment of $150 million in McGill University's Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) and Western University's BrainsCAN marks a pivotal step that will unlock the mysteries of the human mind and lay the groundwork for a pan-Canadian network of collaboration that promises to uncover new ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders. 

Classified as: funding, grant, neuroscience, brain, Research
Published on: 6 Feb 2018

Professor Dilson Rassier, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been awarded a $687,430 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to pursue his research project on post-translational protein arginylation in skeletal muscles.

Classified as: path, Research
Published on: 30 Jan 2018

The IAM mobile App provides the most relevant recommendations for the follow-up care of breast cancer survivors (cancer survivorship). Through the App, you will receive a weekly alert to a key survivorship recommendation, for a total of 21 recommendations.

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine
Published on: 29 Jan 2018

 one or more people, people standing and textA new study by McGill researchers concludes that CFL players continue to under-report their concussions.

Classified as: path, Research
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

 Reflecting on Practice (Paperback) book coverLee Schaefer, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has coauthored a new book titled

Classified as: Research, path
Published on: 11 Jan 2018

We wish to congratulate Dr. Barry Slapcoff, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, on receiving the Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit Award!

The aim of this award is to promote medical education in Canadian medical schools and to recognize and reward faculty’s commitment to medical education.

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine, faculty development
Published on: 9 Jan 2018

Learning ActivismProfessor Mehmet Ugur, of the Department of International Business and Economics with University of Greenwich, has reviewed Aziz Choudry's book Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press, 2015

Classified as: Research
Published on: 14 Dec 2017

Five McGill researchers were granted renewals on their Canada Research Chair awards this week, including Professor Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Classified as: Research, Awards, CRC, IHDW, MIIE
Published on: 8 Dec 2017

Fonds Santé"How can we increase the attention skills of students with learning disabilities?

Classified as: Research, MIIE
Published on: 8 Dec 2017