Pardon my French: Quebec eases up on dozens of English terms, including 'grilled-cheese'

Published: 10Oct2017

"Quebec has had to fight to preserve French despite the very strong pressures of English," said Chantal Bouchard, a sociolinguist at McGill University in Montreal, who has described anglicisms in...

McGill to honour two trailblazing Canadian leaders

Published: 6Oct2017

McGill will confer honorary doctorates upon two remarkable women during the Fall 2017 convocation ceremonies. Heather Munroe-Blum and Heather Reisman will be awarded the University’s highest honour...

Q&A with Doina Precup

Published: 6Oct2017

DeepMind, the AI company famous for its Go-playing AlphaGo program, is setting up an office in Montreal, making it the latest high-profile company to join the city’s artificial-intelligence...

The CEO Series # 77 - Christopher Manfredi

Published: 5Oct2017

McGill Provost Christopher Manfredi sits down with Karl Moore for CJADs CEO Series. Listen here: CJAD800

Three ways precision medicine could drastically improve women’s health

Published: 4Oct2017

"Louise Pilote, professor of medicine at McGill University, is excited by the implications of including more women in clinical studies, a relatively recent change. Studying women has already...

Why are the leaves on Montreal's trees so green in October?

Published: 3Oct2017

Unseasonably warm September could be cause of slight delay in leaves changing colour, McGill professor says. Read more: CBC News     

Nobel Prize in Physics goes to gravitational wave scientists

Published: 3Oct2017

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the...

The Right Chemistry: Emil Fischer was one of the world's great chemists

Published: 2Oct2017

Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society...