Montreal and McGill University Become Blue Communities

Published: 22Mar2019

The Ville de Montréal and McGill University today received Blue Community certification on the occasion of World Water Day. To obtain this certification, they have undertaken to recognize water and...

Bartha Knoppers awarded 2019 Friesen Prize

Published: 19Mar2019

McGill University Professor Bartha Knoppers, a global leader in the study of legal, social and ethical issues related to biomedical research in human genetics and genomics, has been awarded the...

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

Published: 22Mar2019

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don’t, however, always prevent reinfection. Why this happens...

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN | A Common Anesthetic Could Ease PTSD and Other Stress Disorders

Published: 22Mar2019

Alain Brunet of McGill University in Montreal has done extensive research on propranolol and says it has now been proven in a randomized clinical trial he published last year that propranolol is...

RADIO-CANADA INTERNATIONAL | Do media need to scale down coverage of mass murders?

Published: 21Mar2019

Whenever a tragedy of such horrific proportions occurs as the recent New Zealand killings, the media flock to the site and begin massive coverage. [...] Robert Whitley (PhD) is a professor of...

Víctor Muñiz-Fraticelli receives Mellon New Directions Fellowship

Published: 14Mar2019

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Víctor Muñiz-Fraticelli has received a New Directions Fellowship from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The award will enable him to pursue...

WIRED | Women's pain is different from men's- The drugs could be too

Published: 20Mar2019

This represents the first direct human evidence that pain seems to be as sex-dependent in its underlying biology in humans as we have been suggesting for a while now, based on experiments in mice,"...

Impostor Cities exhibition to represent Canada at the 2020 Venice Biennale in Architecture

Published: 14Mar2019

Impostor Cities explores how Canadian cities double as other places on screen. 
The exhibition will represent Canada at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia 

NEW YORK TIMES | Boeing’s C.E.O. Speaks: ‘Our Hearts Are Heavy’

Published: 19Mar2019

“The F.A.A. has been something that Canada would follow to a considerable degree,” said Karl Moore, a business professor at McGill University in Montreal who closely follows the aviation industry. ...