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Experts: US Presidential Inauguration (Jan. 20, 2017)

Published: 22Dec2016

These McGill University experts are available to comment on the US presidential inauguration of Donald Trump: Jacob Levy, Dept. of Political Science, McGill University

Lakes database

Published: 16Dec2016

A McGill geographer plumbs the depths of the world's million-plus lakes — and produces a computer model that will help us monitor everything from algae blooms to climate change. ...

MUHC scores medical world first in new TrapLiner heart surgery technology

Published: 15Dec2016

In what is believed to be a medical world first, a doctor and his team at the McGill University Health Centre unblocked the clogged coronary arteries of two patients on Tuesday using a...

Fast track control accelerates switching of quantum bits

Published: 15Dec2016

From laptops to cellphones, today’s technology advances through the ever-increasing speed at which electric charges are directed through circuits. Similarly, speeding up control over quantum states...

Taking stock of the world’s lakes

Published: 15Dec2016

The total shoreline of the world’s lakes is more than four times longer than the global ocean coastline. And if all the water in those lakes were spread over the Earth’s landmass, it would form a...

Bacteria control levels of dangerous pollutant in seabirds

Published: 16Dec2016

Despite ongoing global pollution, researchers have discovered that levels of mercury in seabirds off the coast of B.C. have remained relatively stable over the past 50 years. Surprisingly, mercury...

How the brain’s clock drives thirst before sleep

Published: 14Dec2016

Charles Bourque, professor of neurosurgery at McGill University, details why you might want to be hydrated before zonking out for the night. Read more: The Academic Minute

Expert: Famine in Nigeria

Published: 13Dec2016

“More than 2,000 people may have died of famine this year in parts of northeast Nigeria which cannot be reached by aid agencies due to an insurgency by Islamic militant group Boko Haram, hunger...

Are you doing your fair share of the emotional labour?

Published: 13Dec2016

Marguerite Deslauriers is a philosophy professor and the founder of McGill's Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. When it comes to emotional labour, Deslauriers says the stakes...

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