Mapping global biodiversity change

Published: 17Oct2019

A new study, published in Science, which focuses on mapping biodiversity change in marine and land ecosystems shows that loss of biodiversity is most prevalent in the tropic, with changes in marine...

Christopher Manfredi reappointed Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

Published: 11Oct2019

Christopher Manfredi, a founding member of the Research Group on Constitutional Studies and of the Yan P. Lin Centre (which absorbed RGCS), has been reappointed for a second term as Provost and...

Interactive map shows nature’s contributions to people

Published: 10Oct2019

Nature supports people in critical ways, often at a highly local level. A wild bee buzzes through a farm, pollinating vegetables as it goes. Nearby, wetlands remove chemicals from the farm’s runoff...

UNAIDS likely not to meet its HIV targets among gay men in Africa

Published: 7Oct2019

Despite improvements in HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa, they are missing out on HIV treatment....

Big data reveals extraordinary unity underlying life’s diversity

Published: 7Oct2019

The diversity of life is staggering. From microscopic algae to elephants, life has devised countless ways to thrive in every environment on the planet. But while biologists have tended to focus on...

Lin Centre Emeritus Member Charles Taylor co-recipient of 2019 Ratzinger Prize

Published: 7Oct2019

Charles Taylor, CC, GOQ, FRSC, FBA, McGill BA 1952, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at McGill, former Professor of Political Science at McGill, and the only emeritus member of the Yan P. Lin...

"Does Justice Require Open Borders?"


RGGJ Book lecture and round-table with Sarah Song (Berkeley) 

Wall Symposium


The Research Group on Transitions and Global Modernities present The Wall Symposium Speakers: Michael Fronda (McGill) - Ancient Rome Griet Vankeerberghen (McGill) - Ancient China