What makes societies happy? The dawn of happiness-guided policies


Are we ready to enact happiness-guided policies? It has been four decades since economists began to be interested in a subjective measure, "life satisfaction", as an overall assessment of well...

Advancing genomic medicine for next generation therapies

Published: 17Apr2019

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, this morning announced a new Canada Excellence Research Chair in Genomic Medicine: Genes to Drug Targets for Next-Generation Therapies

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children

Published: 16Apr2019

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves, according to a new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the...

McGill’s Honorary Degree recipients for Spring Convocation 2019

Published: 16Apr2019

Alain Bouchard, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Michel de la Chenelière,  The Honourable Irwin Cotler, Dame Ann Dowling, Paul Farmer,  Giuliana Elena Garzone, Michael Harris, Agnes Kalibata, John Michael...

Same-sex marriage legalization associated with reduced anti-gay bias in the U.S.

Published: 15Apr2019

A new study of evolving attitudes toward gay marriage across the U.S. suggests that state legislation has had a significant impact in reducing anti-gay bias in many parts of the country....

The Canada-U.S. Relationship: Past and Future


The United States and Canada have one of the largest trade relationships in the world./maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach Public lectures

Celebrity fat shaming has ripple effects on women’s implicit anti-fat attitudes

Published: 15Apr2019

Celebrities, particularly female celebrities, are routinely criticized about their appearance—indeed, celebrity “fat-shaming” is a fairly regular pop-cultural phenomenon. Although we might assume...

Decision about Redmen name

Published: 12Apr2019

Principal Suzanne Fortier has announced her decision regarding the name of McGill’s men’s varsity sports teams. Read her statement...


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