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McGill professor introducing Canada's slave history at Harvard

Published: 5Sep2017

"In America’s collective imagination, Canada is not associated with slavery. That perception will be challenged at Harvard University this fall, where McGill professor Charmaine Nelson will be...

McGill pilots new bursary program for students coming from foster care

Published: 5Sep2017

As a child growing up in and out of the Ontario foster care system, Arisha Khan never thought she'd attend a university. "As a former youth in care I wouldn't think that I have the capacity to go...

Cancer's invasion equation

Published: 5Sep2017

"I talked to Anthony Ricciardi, Professor of Invasion Ecology at McGill University, in Montreal. Ricciardi, a biologist, grew up on the banks of Lake Saint-Louis, which bulges out from the St....

Students at McGill University receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarship

Published: 31Aug2017

Katherine Sirois of Quebec and Iveta Demirova of British Columbia have been named McGill University’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.

The overwhelming gender bias in 'New York Times' book reviews

Published: 30Aug2017

"A team of five undergraduate researchers at McGill University analyzed over 10,000 reviews in the New York Times Book Review, tracking metrics including the gender of authors whose books were...

Erosion alarm for Herschel Island in the High Arctic

Published: 30Aug2017

"This year scientists on Herschel Island just off the Yukon coast in the Beaufort Sea recently expressed concern about unusual and extensive erosion there. Wayne Pollard is a professor at McGill...

Expert: Airbnb and the Quebec government

Published: 30Aug2017

“Airbnb and the Government of Quebec have finalized the first-ever tax agreement in Canada that will allow Airbnb to collect and remit the tax on accommodation on behalf of hosts using its...

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