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Good public policy doesn’t just happen. It takes hard work

Published: 8Nov2017

Op-ed by Christopher Ragan, an economist and the inaugural director of McGill University's Max Bell School of Public Policy, which launches this week in Montreal....

McGill University launching school of public policy

Published: 7Nov2017

The university will launch the Max Bell School of Public Policy Tuesday at noon at Montreal’s Hotel Omni Mont-Royal. The launch will be followed by a panel discussion on Canada’s policy challenges....

4th Annual MNI Epilepsy Day: Epilepsy Surgery Today and Pierre Gloor Lecture

19Apr2018

This year’s Epilepsy Day will discuss the current status, gaps, and future perspectives of epilepsy surgery in general and Quebec in particular.

A $10-million donation establishes a new school of public policy at McGill University

Published: 7Nov2017

In a world of political polarization, environmental threats, a changing labour market and growing gaps between rich and poor, there has never been a greater need to engage in a thoughtful...

Montreal conference addresses problematic artificial intelligence issues

Published: 6Nov2017

“If you have an algorithm that sees biased data, gender biased, racially biased, biased based on economic status and so on, the algorithm is going to ingest that and result in a biased model,”...

Statistical tool reveals climate change impacts on plants

Published: 6Nov2017

Early flowering, early fruiting: Anecdotal evidence of climate change is popping up as quickly as spring crocuses, but is it coincidence or confirmation that plants’ timing is shifting in response...

Election issues: Who will improve public transit in Montreal?

Published: 3Nov2017

Ahmed El-Geneidy, an associate professor at McGill’s School of Urban Planning, disagrees with his Concordia counterparts, saying both mayoral candidates are promising major transit projects and he...

Breastfed babies are less likely to develop eczema as teenagers, study shows.

Published: 13Nov2017

A new study, which is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, and was led by researchers from King’s College London, Harvard University, University of...

Identification of a new gene causing scoliosis and bone malformations

Published: 2Nov2017

A unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in a rare disease that...

Gaona: Here's why Catalonia’s 'independence' isn't viable

Published: 1Nov2017

Op-ed by Jose Mauricio Gaona, O’Brien Fellow at the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Saul Hayes Fellow at McGill University’s Faculty of Law. 

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