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What you need to know to write a Best Seller

Professor Andrew Piper on what you need to know to write a Best Seller. It's a question many authors likely ask themselves: "what will make my book a best seller?" Unfortunately, for fiction writers wanting to make a living off their work, there hasn't been a set formula or list of rules to follow... until now. CBC News

Published: 25Jan2016

Why do some fish thrive in oil-polluted water?

By Melody Enguix

McGill Newsroom

When scientists from McGill University learned that some fish were proliferating in rivers and ponds polluted by oil extraction in Southern Trinidad, it caught their attention. They thought they had found a rare example of a species able to adapt to crude oil pollution.

Published: 26Jan2016

Leadership: Key to care, retention among nurses

By Cynthia Lee


Nurses faced with abusive managers are more likely to quit. But a recent study by McGill University and Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières researchers finds that the opposite is also true – transformational leadership - a style of management in which employees are encouraged  to work towards a collective goal within a supportive milieu, is linked to nurses’ well-being, and has positive impacts upon job retention.

Published: 25Jan2016

University must prepare students for new labour market

Universities will have to prepare students for multiple career changes and a longer working life if they are to contribute to reducing the global inequality that is a major focus of this week’s discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, says the principal of McGill University, Suzanne Fortier. The Globe and Mail

Published: 22Jan2016

School diversity is an asset

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, the first female dean of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, says it is important to embrace diversity in schools by having open communication. Financial Times

Published: 22Jan2016

Découvrez le Centre de la science de la biodiversité

Andrew Gonzalez, professeur à l’Université McGill, présente dans cette capsule vidéo, le Centre de la Science de la Biodiversité du Québec et ses axes de recherche. Média Terre

Published: 22Jan2016

The Neuro receives support from Montreal-based Vigilant Global for the development of first chemical brain atlas

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, today announced a significant donation from Montreal-based technology firm Vigilant Global that will enable the development of the world’s first chemical brain atlas. The Neuro team, led by neurosurgeon and research scientist Dr.

Published: 21Jan2016

Hôtel-de-Ville Residence celebrates eclecticism

Nik Luka, an architecture and urban planning professor at McGill University, says that the Hôtel-de-Ville project is remarkable. The Globe and Mail

Published: 21Jan2016

100 types of bugs likely share your home

The study published this week sampled 50 homes in Raleigh, North Carolina, but Canadian homes would have just as many species, said Chris Buddle, an entomologist at McGill University. Ottawa Citizen

Published: 21Jan2016