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McGill researchers collaborate on potential design for Bank of Canada digital currency

11 Feb 2021

The Bank of Canada has announced the top three proposals of the Model X Challenge, a project seeking new designs and business models from North American institutions for Central Bank digital...

McGill professors part of federally-funded Covid-19 research initiative

6 Mar 2020

Earlier today, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced an investment of $6.75M to support the Canadian 2019 Novel COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity, created to...

Two McGill professors awarded Killam Research Fellowships

26 May 2020

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced six recipients of the prestigious 2020 Killam Research Fellowship, including two from McGill. Professors Myriam Denov and Nathalie Tufenkji were...

McGill’s community builders honoured

28 Apr 2020

Under ordinary circumstances, the presentation ceremony of McGill’s Equity and Community Building Awards is a happy extension of the awards themselves – a bringing together of McGill students,...

ChangeMakers conference builds bridges and topples barriers

12 Dec 2019

In McGill’s Art Hive the drum pounded to the rhythmic arm swings of the high school students sitting around it. The youth on the drum were led by Ben Geboe (Coordinator of the Indigenous Access...

Clean concrete technology ready for ramp-up

23 Jan 2020

The year is off to an auspicious start for Carbicrete, whose made-at-McGill technology could make concrete products more environmentally friendly....

McGill researchers lay foundation for next generation aortic grafts

30 Jan 2020

A new study by researchers at McGill University has measured the dynamic physical properties of the human aorta, laying the foundation for the development of grafts capable of mimicking the native...

Electrifying truck fleets to cut Canada’s carbon emissions

6 Apr 2020

While electric cars are rolling off assembly lines in increasing volumes around the world, development of electric trucks has lagged behind. That’s largely because bigger vehicles require bigger,...

Metal makes for promising, recyclable alternative to fossil fuels

7 Apr 2020

McGill University researchers are exploring a potentially important source of clean energy that has so far been largely overlooked: metal particles....

PhD student earns Borealis AI Graduate Fellowship

9 Jun 2020

A PhD student in the Faculty of Engineering, Ibtihel Amara is a bridge builder. But not the kind of bridge one usually associates with engineers. Affiliated with the Department of Electrical and...

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