SCIENCE | Artificial intelligence faces reproducibility crisis

Published: 19Feb2018

At the AAAI meeting, Peter Henderson, a computer scientist at McGill University in Montreal, showed that the performance of AIs designed to learn by trial and error is highly sensitive not only to...

MONTREAL GAZETTE | Outdoor hockey: one of Canada's great pleasures. Enjoy it while you can

Published: 19Feb2018

Two Montreal professors —Damon Matthews from Concordia and Lawrence Mysak from McGill — have studied the impact of climate change on outdoor hockey in Canada. Their 2012 research, which looked at...

The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership

Published: 19Feb2018

Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform will make disseminating and publishing data easier...

Albert Aguayo Lecture


The 9th Annual Albert Aguayo Lecture is scheduled for May 30, 2018. The lecture entitled ‘Molecular Mechanics of the Transduction Apparatus of Inner Ear Hair Cells’ will take place in the Jeanne...

RADIO CANADA | Voici comment la révolution du 5g va changer vos vies

Published: 16Feb2018

Avec le déploiement du réseau 5G, qui sera nettement plus rapide que le 4G, l’implantation de l'Internet des objets se fera « très rapidement », soutient Tho Le-Ngoc, titulaire de la Chaire de...

HINDU | ‘Holistic policy needed to promote small millets’

Published: 16Feb2018

Vijaya Raghavan, Professor, McGill University, which is one of the collaborators of the project, said that promoting the consumption of small millets was not only key for addressing malnutrition...

Media advisory: Who Pays for Canada? Taxes and Fairness

Published: 16Feb2018

Are Canadians fair or is that just a story we tell ourselves? Can we reason our way to lessened inequality or are violent cataclysms the only levelling power, as Thomas Piketty and Walter Schiedel...

McGill to participate in two of Canada’s five new ‘superclusters’

Published: 15Feb2018

McGill University will participate in two of the five “superclusters” selected by the Government of Canada for funding under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative:

Not being aware of memory problems predicts onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 15Feb2018

Doctors who work with individuals at risk of developing dementia have long suspected that patients who do not realize they experience memory problems are at greater risk of seeing their condition...