"Peter Douglas, an assistant professor in McGill’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, and his team recently published a research paper on greenhouse gas emissions from tundra ponds in northern Canada, aiming to understand one of the most important environmental processes for predicting future climate shifts.
Research conducted by McGill researchers ranks among the year’s best, according to Québec Science magazine.
The magazine has published its annual top 10 list of the province’s most groundbreaking scientific discoveries, and three have ties to McGill researchers.
The three studies affiliated with McGill researchers address some of the world’s most pressing challenges: extreme climate change, treatment for cancer patients, and the quality of seawater.
"Led by researchers from the Trottier Institute for Research on Exoplanets at McGill University and the Université de Montréal (UdeM), a team of astronomers harnessed the power of the revolutionary Webb Telescope to study HAT-P-18 b.
How Climate Change Affected Dinosaurs
CTV News Montreal Interview with Dr. Don Baker
" ... new evidence from McGill University suggests dinosaurs were already dying off due to climate change caused by massive volcanic eruptions.
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World-leading exoplanet researcher recognized by NSERC for visionary science as well as commitment to public outreach and equity activities
By Junji Nishihata, Senior Communications Adviser, Office of Research and Innovation
Professor Natalya Gomez of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences has been selected to receive the American Geophysical Union’s 2023 James B. Macelwane Medal, awarded annually to three to five early career scientists in recognition of their significant contributions to Earth and space science.
Matt Dobbs, Galen Halverson, Joelle Pineau, and Simon Caron-Huot honoured by the Royal Society of Canada
Congratulations to McGill Science's new Royal Society of Canada inductees, the Fellows Matt Dobbs, Galen Halverson, Joelle Pineau, and College Member Simon Caron-Huot! The four professors join 15 other scholars in McGill's 2023 cohort.
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
Using real geochemical data from the archaeological site of Itzan, Guatemala, and computer-generated artwork, PhD candidate Benjamin Keenan has produced a video that brings ancient Mayan civilization to life.
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Summer internship (starting May 23, 2023) with Kinross Gold Corporation, in Toronto, for a geology student entering the final year of a B.Sc. next fall 2023
Posted on September 29, 2022
Apply now at https://jobs.kinross.com/go/Student-&-New-Graduate-Jobs/1552200/
CSEG Foundation University Scholarship for students in a program directed towards a career in geophysics [Deadline: November 1, 2022]
Deadline: November 1, 2022 for the $2000 CSEG Foundation University Scholarship (Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicist) aimed at undergraduate students enrolled
Tundra Oil & Gas Limited is seeking a Geoscience Summer Student for a four-month position – May 20, 2021 to September 3, 2021. This will be a remote position reporting to their Calgary, AB office.