“Citizen Science” field observations yield updated predicted distributions for rare species

Published: 8Aug2018

Online “citizen science” data initiatives may be able to help map the distribution of rare species in the wild, according to a study published August 8 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Yifu...

Paul Gérin-Lajoie 1920 - 2018

Published: 7Aug2018

The University Flag is lowered August 9, 2018, on the day of the state funeral, for The Honourable Paul Gerin-Lajoie; C.C., G.O.Q., L.L.D. honoris causa....

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | It’s time to put a price on the risk of mining disasters

Published: 6Aug2018

(Opinion by Christopher Ragan, director of Max Bell School of Public Policy, McGill University.) ...

THE GUARDIAN | 'Five years ago there was nothing': inside Duqm, the city rising from the sand

Published: 6Aug2018

“Several dozen new cities are being constructed in the Middle East, mainly to transition away from the petroleum industry to a variety of other industries, including tourism, manufacturing,...

GLOBAL NEWS | Invasive Zebra mussels reach Lac Memphramagog

Published: 6Aug2018

As an invasive species of mussels begins to appear in Quebec’s Lac Memphramagog, local officials are trying to figure out just how big the infestation is....

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | Legal Gambling Can Be Good for Sports—and Even for Opera

Published: 6Aug2018

(Opinion by Reuven Brenner, Professor, Finance/History/Political Science/Economics at McGill University) 

Expert: Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy over criticism

Published: 6Aug2018

"Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador on Monday and froze "all new business" with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom's arrest of women's rights -- yet another...

Quebec funds next steps in RVH project

Published: 22Jun2018

The Government of Quebec is investing $37 million for McGill University to continue its plans to transform the old Royal Victoria Hospital into a global hub for learning, research and innovation in...