Sustainable Sparks: Madhav Badami on uniting all sides of sustainability

5 Apr 2022

One of the greatest strengths of the McGill Environment Studies program is its emphasis on interdisciplinary work, and Madhav Badami, PhD, is no exception.

Applying engineering know-how to global health problems

22 Feb 2022

Bioengineering seeks to apply the engineer’s expertise and problem-solving approach to the very building blocks of life – biomolecules (such as DNA, RNA, and proteins), cells, and tissues – to...

Federal Government announces 17 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

12 Jan 2022

Plastics, textiles, and electronics have revolutionized our modern world, but their massive production has led to the accumulation of non-biodegradable and toxic wastes. This is a problem McGill...

Providing opportunities for women engineers

8 Dec 2021

On December 6, 1989, Ian Van Cortlandt McLachlin, BEng’60, was relocating from Toronto to his native Montreal. Later that evening he heard the news about the massacre at École Polytechnique, which...

Particles to Populations: Bioengineering Professor Caroline Wagner researches disease spread

1 Dec 2021

Professor Caroline Wagner is part of a new cadre of researchers who take an interdisciplinary approach, and her work combines immunology, epidemiology, climate science, mathematical modeling, and...

Technology to Transform Global Healthcare: The Viral Vectors and Vaccines Bioprocessing Group

1 Dec 2021

The Viral Vectors and Vaccines Bioprocessing Group, led by Bioengineering Professor Amine Kamen, develops cu¬tting-edge bioprocessing technologies and techniques, to accelerate the development of...

Synthetic tissue can repair hearts, muscles, and vocal cords

30 Nov 2021

Combining knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and engineering, scientists from McGill University develop a biomaterial tough enough to repair the heart, muscles, and vocal cords, representing...

Powering up solutions for a healthier planet

29 Nov 2021

With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) wrapped up, the hard work of transitioning to a greener economy lies ahead....

In conversation with McGill’s first IBET Momentum Fellowship recipient, Destiny Kirumira

16 Nov 2021

Earlier this year, six Ontario universities launched the Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology (IBET) Momentum Fellowship, a project aimed at addressing the systemic barriers that exist...


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