A new paper published today.

A new paper from my lab is now published online in a Nature paper Today. (Writes Parisa Ariya)

Published: 20 Jun 2023

Peter Yau wins Patterson Distinguished Service Medal

The Patterson Distinguished Service Medal is a prestigious award recognizing service to meteorology in Canada. Peter Yau is the 2022 winner of this award.

Published: 26 Apr 2023

Announcing Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Opportunities

There are currently three undergraduate research funding opportunities for Summer 2021: SURA, NSERC USRA, and Schull Yang International Experience Awards. These allow students to engage in a full-time summer research activity, and to gain research experience in an exciting academic setting, while receiving financial support.  These are open to all B.Sc. and B.A. & Sc. students in the Faculty of Science.

Published: 19 Feb 2021

Keep me safe! - Mental health resources

Please check the below link for resources available regarding mental health concerns:

Published: 25 Aug 2020

International students entering Canada

Please check the link below if you are an international student planning to enter Canada:

Published: 25 Aug 2020

Useful links for incoming/potential students

Please check the below link for useful information regarding working and learning remotely at Mcgill



Published: 25 Aug 2020

Collaboration between McGill AOS and ECCC

Excerpt from 'Metamorphosis of the solitary genius' Published on Nov 21 2019 on the CANADA'S INNOVATION LEADERS website (

Published: 16 Dec 2019

VIP article in CHEMSUSCHEM (Volume 12, Issue 23)

This week, an article submitted by the Prof. Ariya's research group to ChemSusChem has been identified as VIP (very important article). The journal article is titled: 

Published: 9 Dec 2019

2019 a Safety Ambassador award- AOS Weather Forecasting Team

Congratulations to the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Weather Forecasting Team (Prof. John Gyakum, Dr. Eyad Atallah, Christopher McCray (PhD student), Kai Melamed-Turkish (MSc student), Yeechian Low (MSc student) for the Safety Ambassador 2019 award for all their weather related-services for major events such as convocation ceremonies for the past years to the Emergency Management and Preparedness Unit.

Published: 13 Sep 2019

Roddy Rogers, Professor Emeritus in AOS department, has passed away

It is with great sadness that I convey the news that Roddy Rogers, Professor Emeritus in our department, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, has passed away on February 20.

Roddy, a giant in our field, was a world-renowned scientist, particularly in the areas of cloud physics and radar meteorology. His text, co-authored with Professor Yau, entitled “A short course in Cloud Physics” has been used by students and faculty throughout the globe.

Published: 5 Mar 2019

Christopher McCray crunches Environment Canada numbers to show winters are getting more turbulent

Our very own Christopher McCray (PhD Student, McGill AOS) crunches Environment Canada numbers on rain, snow, temperature and freezing rain ' to quantify the weather whiplash Montrealers have been experiencing this winter'.

Published: 28 Feb 2019

Maria Gheta, McGill artistic swim team wins the national title

Congratulations to our very own undergraduate student Maria Gheta on leading the Martlets to a national championship in the Canadian University Artistic Swimming League.


Published: 25 Feb 2019

Amélie Desmarais attends the Emerging Leaders 2019 Conference

Amélie Desmarais, our MSc student, attended the Emerging Leaders 2019 Conference that was held in Norway in January of this year.

Published: 1 Feb 2019

PDF Mainak Ganguly and prof. Parisa Ariya article published in Nature Publishing

Our department is happy to share another achievement of prof. Parisa Ariya's scientific group.

Published: 5 Nov 2018

F1000Prime distinction for significant research contribution

Congratulations to Professor Parisa A. Ariya and Research Associate Roya Mortazavi  for their published paper:

Published: 1 Feb 2018


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