Study sheds light on how neurotransmitter receptors transport calcium, a process linked with origins of neurological disease

Published: 26 February 2024

A new study from a team of McGill University and Vanderbilt University researchers is shedding light on our understanding of the molecular origins of some forms of autism and intellectual disability.

McGill launches legal challenge against government measures

Published: 23 February 2024

Following a unanimous vote at a special Board meeting on February 15, McGill University today launched a legal challenge against two measures announced by the Government of Quebec on December 14,...

Can hunger be eradicated by 2030?

Published: 22 February 2024

World hunger is growing at an alarming rate, with prolonged conflicts, climate change, and COVID-19 exacerbating the problem. In 2022, the World Food Programme helped a record 158 million people....

Is it possible to predict when prejudice will occur?

Published: 22 February 2024

What if it were possible to use a scientific model to predict hate crimes, protests, or conflict? Researchers at McGill University and University of Toronto have begun the groundwork to develop a...

Fighting the flu: The surprising power of a century-old vaccine for tuberculosis

Published: 22 February 2024

As Canada’s flu season collides with record strep A cases and ongoing COVID-19 concerns, a new study is shedding light on our understanding of respiratory immune responses. Scholars from the...

Lin Centre Annual Lecture - Ayşe Zarakol (Cambridge)

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 16:00to19:00

3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA/lin-centreCategory: Faculty of Arts

McGill researcher receives 2024 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Published: 20 February 2024

Today, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced the selection of 126 extraordinary early-career researchers as recipients of the 2024 Sloan Research Fellowship. Amongst the recipients is Courtney Y...

Energy poverty in Canada

Published: 20 February 2024

As many as one in five Canadian households can be considered to be in energy poverty, according to researchers from McGill University. Energy poverty occurs when households cannot afford or access...

Uncertainty in measuring biodiversity change could hinder progress towards global targets for nature

Published: 16 February 2024

More than ever before, there is a growing interest in dedicating resources to stop the loss of biodiversity, as recently exemplified by the

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