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Stemming the tide of invasive species

Published: 11Mar2022

Ballast water release from ocean vessels has introduced hundreds of invasive species to coastal ecosystems worldwide, causing major disruptions to fisheries and biodiversity. Attempts to control...

Understanding how your romantic partner sees your emotions may help couples cope with conflict

Published: 13Feb2022

A study by researchers at McGill University is shedding new light on the importance of the perception of emotion in romantic relationships. The all-McGill team found that, regardless of how an...

Amid war and disease, World Happiness Report shows bright spot

Published: 18Mar2022

In this troubled time of war and pandemic, the World Happiness Report 2022 shows a bright light in dark times. According to the team of international researchers, including McGill University...

Société des Alcools du Québec (SAQ) & Bensadoun School join forces

Published: 12Mar2022

Consumer behaviour has changed dramatically during the pandemic. Public health restrictions have played a major role, but a trend toward e-commerce and omni-channel retail was already underway. It...

Prioritizing supports to specific neighbourhoods is key to curbing COVID-19 transmission

Published: 14Feb2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has uneven impacts across cities and provinces, with some regions struggling more than others. A new study shows hotspots of COVID-19 infections across Canadian cities are...

CHIME Outrigger telescopes boost search for fast radio bursts

Published: 30Mar2022

In the quest to identify the origins of one of astronomy’s biggest mysteries – fast radio bursts (FRBs) – Canada’s world-renowned telescope, the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment ...

Martha Crago Awarded the German Order of Merit

Published: 22Mar2022

On March 22, Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, was presented with the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The award was handed over by...

Child marriages violating statutory rape laws in many U.S. states

Published: 17Feb2022

In many U.S. states, children can legally marry at an earlier age than they can consent to sex, leading to situations where sex between spouses may be a criminal act. Some states exempt sex between...

$2.9 million from the Government of Canada for McGill research

Published: 6Apr2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disruptive effect on McGill’s research activities, particularly community and field-based research. The pandemic has also provided a unique opportunity to explore...

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