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McGill University appoints H. Deep Saini as new Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Published: 14Nov2022

The Board of Governors of McGill University is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. H. Deep Saini as the University's 18th Principal and Vice-Chancellor. He will begin his five-year,...

Low levels of air pollution deadlier than previously thought

Published: 8Nov2022

The World Health Organization’s most recent estimates (2016) are that over 4.2 million people die prematurely each year due to long-term exposure to fine particulate outdoor air pollution (often...

Vaccine uptake remains low among at-risk Canadians

Published: 2Nov2022

As the flu season begins and the COVID-19 pandemic continues, pneumococcal vaccination is more important than ever to prevent disease and death from pneumonia and other forms of pneumococcal...

McGill University to establish high-profile discussion series on Canada’s place in the world

Published: 27Oct2022

Thanks to an endowment of $5 million from Canadian philanthropist Charles Bronfman, LLD’90, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) is launching a new flagship event entitled...

Hats off: McGill University celebrates graduates and honorary doctorate recipients at Fall Convocation

Published: 3Oct2022

On October 26, 2022, 1,800 graduating students will cross the stage at McGill University’s Fall 2022 convocation ceremonies. They will celebrate with family and friends at Place des Arts, 175 St....

Penguin feathers may be secret to effective anti-icing technology

Published: 24Oct2022

Ice buildup on powerlines and electric towers brought the northern US and southern Canada to a standstill during the Great Ice Storm of 1998, leaving many in the cold and dark for days and even...

Seawater: memory keeper, energy source, and pollution tracking

Published: 21Oct2022

Sampling seawater just below the surface of a seagrass bed in Quatsino Sound, British Columbia. Credit: Mike McDermid What can a bottle of seawater tell you about the fish living below?

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