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...

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...

McGill researchers working to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 on high-touch metallic surfaces

19 Sep 2020

McGill University professor Stephen Yue and Dr. Chen Liang, a researcher at the McGill AIDS Centre and Lady Davis Institute, received an NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grant to produce a cost-effective,...

Future Ready: A Giant on a Nano Scale

10 Sep 2020

Marta Cerruti talks glowingly of the colourized photos her students recently made. Most researchers would reserve what’s under their microscope for purely scientific inquiry. But while the...

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...

Future Ready: Is This Spinal Tap?

12 May 2020

Have you ever wondered what the future really looks like? Or wondered what it would be like to be able to touch it? Faculty of Engineering Professor Mark Driscoll does so on a regular basis. In...


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