Faculty of Science

Happiness really does come for free

Published: 8Feb2021

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...

Ice sheets on the move: how north and south poles connect

Published: 25Nov2020

Over the past 40,000 years, ice sheets thousands of kilometres apart have influenced one another through sea level changes, according to research published today in Nature. New modelling of ice...

Vertebrate biodiversity- a glimmer of hope

Published: 18Nov2020

Vertebrate populations - from birds and fish to antelope - are not, in general, declining. Despite what has previously been thought and said.

McGill researchers awarded $2.5M for COVID-19 infrastructure

Published: 6Nov2020

Five projects led by McGill University researchers are included among the 79 receiving a total of $28 million in research infrastructure support through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)...

Keeping the beat – it’s all in your brain

1 Sep 2020

How do people coordinate their actions with the sounds they hear? This basic ability, which allows people to cross the street safely while hearing oncoming traffic, dance to new music or perform...

Six McGill Students Receive Canada’s Largest Science, Technology, Engineering And Math (STEM) Scholarships

Published: 27Aug2020

A record number of McGill students have been named recipients of Canada’s largest scholarship program, Schulich Leader Scholarships. This year, the program has doubled in size from 50 to 100 annual...

Smog in Montreal

Published: 3Feb2020

A smog warning is still in effect for the Greater Montreal area Monday as high concentrations of pollutants are expected to infiltrate the air. According to Environment Canada, this could "result...

Fossilized wing gives clues about Labrador’s biodiversity during the Cretaceous

Published: 21Feb2020

A fossilised insect wing discovered in an abandoned mine in Labrador has led palaeontologists from McGill University and the University of Gdańsk to identify a new hairy cicada species that lived...

Are humans changing animal genetic diversity worldwide?

Published: 22Oct2019

Human population density and land use is causing changes in animal genetic diversity, according to researchers at McGill University....

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