External

MONTREAL GAZETTE | Google chief sees continuous learning as key to overcoming ‘disruption anxiety’

Published: 27May2019

“Disruption anxiety is in every single field,” Sabrina Geremia said Friday during an exchange with Jui Ramaprasad, a professor of information systems at McGill University. “Part of the anxiety is...

HUFFPOST | Georges Awaad Can Speak 19 Languages. He's Only 20

Published: 27May2019

At the age of 20, the Montreal linguistics student can already speak 19 different languages, most of which he taught himself through a combination of internet videos, music and conversation with...

Opinion: How we can help kids get the rest they need by Dr Gruber in The Gazette

Published: 24May2019

Research says well-rested children and youth do better in school. Healthy sleep improves memory and attention, so kids are better able to learn. Well-rested children also have improved executive...

A cross-country "energy corridor" for Canada? | CTV News

Published: 24May2019

MAY 24, 2019 | Conservative leader Andrew Scheer revived the idea of a coast-to-coast energy corridor, a policy that has picked up interest in recent years. Chris Ragan, Director of the Max Bell...

NEW ATLAS | Flipper-legged robot runs, swims, and is ready to hit the bigtime

Published: 24May2019

Back in 2013, we heard about an all-terrain walking robot known as RHex. Designed in a collaboration between McGill University and the University of Pennsylvania, it used six flipper-like legs to...

MONTREAL GAZETTE | Immigrant war survivor brings inspiring message to students

Published: 24May2019

Thomas Hecht’s memories of his first school days in Montreal weren’t pleasant. He was bullied because he looked different, dressed differently and spoke no English.

UNDER TECHNOLOGY | Canadian researchers on promising path towards developing flu treatment using lipid target

Published: 24May2019

How can we help our immune system to balance the two main host defense strategies: attacking pathogens (called host resistance) and preserving our own tissue (called disease tolerance)? Dr. Erwan...

Dr Bloom dénonce la perpétuation de mythes autour de la pratique d'électrochocs

Published: 23May2019

« Il y a un aspect hollywoodien du traitement psychiatrique sauvage qui perdure lorsqu’on parle des électrochocs. Nous avons beaucoup évolué depuis les interventions du Dr Cameron dans les années ...

Dr Pineau parle de l’intelligence artificielle au service de la médecine à La Presse

Published: 23May2019

L’intelligence artificielle ne sert pas qu’à vous proposer des films sur Netflix. À l’Université McGill, la chercheuse Joëlle Pineau l’utilise pour mieux traiter l’épilepsie, concevoir des...

Pages