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CFI invests $3.9 M in McGill research

Published: 29Sep2022

Prof. Daiva Nielson (SHN) has received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF) to establish the Sensometric Lab to investigate what influences...

Langwieder: Boating around James Bay to collect polar bear hair

Published: 29Sep2022

Researcher Alexandra Langwieder (PhD candidate NRS/Humphries) spent her summer boating over 1200 kilometres around James Bay, setting up hair snares and camera stations to keep an eye on a unique...

Building agricultural capacity in Quebec

Published: 29Sep2022

In the 1960s, only about three percent of the land in Quebec was suitable for cultivation. The Province’s population and need for food outstripped the yield from Quebec farms. More than half of...

Liu named MI4 Pfizer Early Career Investigator Award Winner

Published: 29Sep2022

Qian Liu, PhD, an Assistant Professor at McGill University’s Institute of Parasitology, received the award for her project, Single-molecule interactions between Nipah virus and the interferon...

Jenny Eng named 2022 Campus Public Safety Ambassador

Published: 29Sep2022

“Jenny is very proactive when it comes to safety in the workplace, always reaching out to ask questions to ensure a safe workplace and building for all,” wrote the Security Services Macdonald team....

U.S. fruit sellers look to Canada for berry production amid drought, rising costs

Published: 29Sep2022

While there is a lot of trial and error, partnering with larger players may be worth it for the Canadian growers, says Mary Doidge, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics at McGill...

Bennett co-authors The Guidebook for the Engaged University

Published: 29Sep2022

Co-authored by Prof. Elena Bennett (#NRSMcGill/#McGillBSE) the Guidebook for the Engaged University gives the academy both a vision and a roadmap to a more impactful future, in which universities,...

Feeding the World Population Sustainably


A Path from Impactful Development to Empowerment Without Jeopardizing Environmental Health ...

Alfonso Mucci elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Published: 29Sep2022

Alfonso Mucci, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has been elected an American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellow. He joins 53 other individuals in the 2022 Class of...


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