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Geophysics could slow Antarctic ice retreat

 Gravitational effects, variations in Earth structure could damp rise in global sea levels

Published: 10Nov2015

Climate change adaption: a global snapshot

A McGill University-led group of researchers (TRAC3) are looking at whether progress is being made in designing initiatives and policies to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries. Their aim is to contribute new ways of monitoring the global climate adaptation process.

Published: 9Nov2015

Climate change adaptation in high income countries

McGill-led team developing new ways of tracking adaptation

Published: 9Nov2015

Black women in Canada: higher risk of preterm births

Similar to relative disparities in the United States, although rates lower among both racial groups in Canada

Published: 9Nov2015

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a devastating illness that kills 90 per cent of patients with weakened immune systems or lung diseases.

Published: 5Nov2015

The Guardians wins Cundill Prize

The winner of the 2015 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill was announced last night at a gala awards dinner held in Toronto. Now in its eighth year, the Cundill Prize is the world’s most lucrative international award for a nonfiction book.  The Guardians took home the top prize of US$75,000. 

Published: 3Nov2015