Exploring Potential Signatures of Life on Ocean Moons

Published: 6 July 2023

A New Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration for Upcoming NASA Missions and Mission Concepts...

What controls the pathways of the Labrador Current?

Published: 28 June 2023

Changes to the flow of the Labrador Current along the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador to Nova Scotia are leading to sudden warmings or drops in the oxygen levels of the waters in several regions...

Jamie Kirkpatrick awarded 2023 W.W. Hutchison Medal

Published: 31 May 2023

Jamie Kirkpatrick, Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has been awarded the 2023 W.W. Hutchison Medal from the Geological Association of Canada. The medal is...

McGill receives $4.8 million to advance climate change science and technology

Published: 25 November 2022

Three projects will fill knowledge gaps about the environmental and economic impacts of greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen Canada's capacity to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

Earth & Planetary Sciences Open House

Saturday, November 26, 2022 10:00to14:00

On Saturday November 26th, from 10am-2pm, the Earth & Planetary Sciences department at McGill will be hosting an informal Open House event where some of our students and researchers will be...

Reconstruction of the Kuroshio Current Extension through the Pliocene to earliest Pleistocene

Friday, November 19, 2021 11:00to12:00

Dr. Adriane R. Lam  Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Binghamton University  /epsCategory: Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS)

Family Science Day: Virtual Field Trips Metro@Monteregie

Saturday, May 8, 2021 13:00to14:00

For a behind the scenes glimpse with the creation team register in advance, come with your questions and learn more about the making of virtual field trips. /epsCategory: Bicentennial...

New technique for measuring greenhouse gas production from thawing permafrost

Published: 26 March 2020

A research team led by McGill University geochemist Peter Douglas has used a new method for measuring the rate at which methane is produced by microbes breaking down thawing permafrost. “There is a...

Keeping the beat – it’s all in your brain

Published: 1 September 2020

How do people coordinate their actions with the sounds they hear? This basic ability, which allows people to cross the street safely while hearing oncoming traffic, dance to new music or perform...


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