BBC NEWS | How socially-charged adverts could become the norm

Published: 21Jan2019

“Anything done too much is going to saturate. If you take any advertising technique – sex, celebrities – that’s used consistently for a long period of time, people tune it out,” says Ashesh...

George Karpati Lecture: Inherited disorders of neuromuscular transmission.


The Annual George Karpati Lecture commemorates a world-renowned neurologist and clinician-scientist who spent his extraordinary career at The Neuro.

Albert Aguayo Lecture: The Sensory Neurons of Touch


The 10th Annual Albert Aguayo Lecture is scheduled for October 10, 2019. The lecture entitled ‘The Sensory Neurons of Touch’ will take place in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre beginning at 4:00 pm.

NATIONAL POST | McGill science group takes aim at pharmacies for selling 'quack' flu remedy

Published: 18Jan2019

A McGill University science communication group is taking aim at a commonly available homeopathic flu remedy and questioning why pharmacies continue to sell what it calls “quack remedies.”

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | For Indigenous kids' welfare, our government knows better; it just needs to do better

Published: 17Jan2019

This week, the story of a newborn baby removed from her family in Manitoba added to a litany of reports about the over-representation of First Nations children in child welfare care. The number and...

Losing Ground on Carbon Pricing | TVO

Published: 16Jan2019

Director of the Max Bell School of Public Policy Chris Ragan sat down with TVO'S The Agenda with Steve Palkin to discuss carbon pricing....

CTV NEWS | National dementia strategy should include input from patients, caregivers: report

Published: 16Jan2019

"The report is not a plan," said Dr. Howard Bergman of McGill University, who chaired the six-member panel. "It will inform those preparing the plan by looking at the evidence and then assessing...

Landmark gift to McGill’s Faculty of Engineering deepens support for doctoral students and graduate research

Published: 16Jan2019

A landmark $15-million gift from McGill alumnus Les Vadasz, a founding member of Intel Corporation, and his wife Judy Vadasz, will enhance the prestigious doctoral fellowship program that bears...