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Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Expert: World Happiness Report 2024

Published: 20 March 2024

The World Happiness Report reflects a worldwide demand for more attention to happiness and well-being as criteria for government policy. It reviews the state of happiness in the world today and...

Amid war and disease, World Happiness Report shows bright spot

Published: 18 March 2022

In this troubled time of war and pandemic, the World Happiness Report 2022 shows a bright light in dark times. According to the team of international researchers, including McGill University...

Experts: COP 26 United Nations Climate Change Conference

Published: 1 November 2021

The twenty-sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be hosted by the United Kingdom, in partnership with...

Expert: Canada ranks 15th in latest World Happiness Report

Published: 19 March 2021

While happiness may have felt far off as the COVID-19 pandemic raged across the globe, the latest World Happiness Report (WHR) has ranked Canadians in 15th place, slipping down from the 10th...

Happiness really does come for free

Published: 8 February 2021

Economic growth is often prescribed as a sure way of increasing the well-being of people in low-income countries, but a study led by McGill and the Institute of Environmental Sciences and...

Street network patterns reveal worrying worldwide trend towards urban sprawl

Published: 14 January 2020

New research from McGill University and the University of California, Santa Cruz has found that the local streets of the world’s cities are becoming less connected, a global trend that is driving...

Global well-being in coming decades hinges on non-material factors

Published: 4 February 2019

To improve people’s well-being as much as possible in coming decades, policy makers should look beyond narrow economic calculations and prioritize non-material factors when making big decisions.

Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world

Published: 6 February 2018

A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.  

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