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Op-ed by Robert Whitley, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
"The notion that people with mental illness can act as community educators is a radical but relatively novel idea." Read more: Huffington Post
McGill Provost Christopher Manfredi sits down with Karl Moore for CJADs CEO Series. Listen here: CJAD800
Whether it is dancing or just tapping one foot to the beat, we all experience how auditory signals like music can induce movement. Now new research suggests that motor signals in the brain actually sharpen sound perception, and this effect is increased when we move in rhythm with the sound....
Unseasonably warm September could be cause of slight delay in leaves changing colour, McGill professor says. Read more: CBC News
Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society...
Op-ed by Noam Schimmel, associate fellow at the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, McGill Faculty of Law...
Op-ed by Charles Taylor, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at McGill University and one of the world's most celebrated living philosophers....
A prominent Chinese architect who studied at McGill University 27 years ago is donating $12 million to the School of Architecture, a landmark gift the university says will transform teaching and research and build stronger ties with China.
Read more: Montreal Gazette
We’re still a long way from understanding the causes of autism, but new research has shown some brain developmental issues even as early as 6-12 months in a baby, can be related to autism symptoms later in life....
"Human rights are a thousand humble stories."...
Op-ed by Suzanne Fortier, principal and vice-chancellor of McGill University; Meric Gertler, president of University of Toronto; Santa Ono, president and vice-chancellor of University of British Columbia....
McGill University researchers have discovered a mechanism through which mitochondria, the energy factory of our body’s cells, play a role in preventing cells from dying when the cells are deprived of nutrients – a finding that points to a potential target for next-generation cancer drugs....
There have been a few attempts, and a few failures, when it comes to low-budget airlines in Canada. But it might be time for a success. That’s because Canadians are more used to the model now, says Karl Moore, associate professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. Read more: Global News
“This is a hot new frontier in both science and bioethics. And it seems likely to remain contested for the coming years,” says Jonathan Kimmelman, a member of the bioethics unit at McGill University, in Montreal, and a leader of an international organization of stem-cell scientists. Read more: Technology Review
"It's definitely not something we'd thought of initially," Taylor Bell, a master's student in astronomy at McGill, and co-author of the paper, told CBC News. Read more: CBC News