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Benoit Boulet appointed Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships

24 Mar 2021

Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, has announced the appointment of Benoit Boulet as Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships (I+P), effective June 1, 2021, for a...

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...

Methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas wells underestimated

20 Jan 2021

A recent McGill study published in Environmental Science and Technology finds that annual methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas (AOG) wells in Canada and the US have been greatly...

The future of shopping is here: McGill launches frictionless laboratory store

15 Jan 2021

As mom-and-pop stores and multinational corporations alike confront historic challenges to their industry during the pandemic, they are looking outward for ideas and technologies that will put them...

Stephanie Fernandez is Homeward Bound

14 Jan 2021

Stephanie Fernandez admits it: “The first thing that thrilled me about Homeward Bound was the prospect of adventure and seeing penguins in their natural habitat.”...

The quest for a low-cost ventilator for the world

21 Dec 2020

In March, as the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic was spreading like wildfire through Italy and other countries, hospitals worldwide grappled with the lack of ventilators to provide oxygen to...

Big data offers promise of better groundwater management in California

9 Dec 2020

To ensure that California’s groundwater is sustainably managed in the future and over the long-term, current state definitions of what constitutes groundwater may need to be revised, according to...

Combining fine art, food and high-tech

4 Dec 2020

Celeste Nantel is a robotics aficionado. Chloë Ryan has freelanced as a visual artist. One day last February, the two Mechanical Engineering students – weary of cramming for a thermodynamics...

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