Sensing a moment, Canadian scientists swing for the fences

Published: 19Dec2017

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan and McGill University’s Martha Crago attend a prebudget discussion with scientists and researchers at the Royal Ontario Museum in...

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

Published: 28Nov2017

McGill University is committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040, under its new Climate & Sustainability Action Plan (2017-2020), released today.

Montreal's booming tech industry juggles ethics with innovation

Published: 18Dec2017

As a consequence, researchers such as Abhishek Gupta are trying to help Montreal lead the world in ensuring AI is developed responsibly. "The spotlight of the world is on (Montreal)," said Gupta,...

Better data for governments

Published: 15Nov2017

Today, the Center for Government Excellence (GovEx), part of Johns Hopkins University, and GeoThink, a part of McGill University, launched a new open data standards directory that will identify...

American cities with large Hispanic populations are less likely to police the police

Published: 14Dec2017

How individual police forces treat those that they suspect of being illegal immigrants varies greatly from one city to the next in the U.S. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the police department has a...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Published: 14Dec2017

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may have dominated recent headlines but Chagas – the ...

Does Trump want peace in the Middle East?

Published: 14Dec2017

"To some extent, it is beyond the control of world leaders, and has more to do with the cycle of protest," says Rex Brynen, a political science professor at McGill University whose work focuses on...

Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers

Published: 28Apr2016

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom...

Expert - Democrat Wins Senate Seat in Alabama (USA)

Published: 13Dec2017

“Doug Jones on Tuesday became the first Democrat in a generation to win a Senate seat in Alabama.” (CNN) Harold Waller, Political Science, McGill University