mcgill research

Helping children with autism and hyperlexia learn to understand what they read

Published: 9Sep2021

Hyperlexia is a condition where preschool children display an intense early interest in letters in a way that is very advanced for their age. They can decode words accurately, but without...

Lighting the way to improved biomaterials

Published: 9Aug2021

Researchers from McGill University believe that they have found a way to improve the development of biomaterials that could be instrumental in drug delivery, tissue regeneration, nano-optics and...

Measuring creativity, one word at a time

Published: 20Jul2021

Can you think of three words that are completely unrelated to one another? What about four, five, or even ten? According to an international team of researchers from McGill University, Harvard...

STOPMTL.CA: First interactive map to self-report police stops in Montreal

Published: 14Jul2021

In 2019, an independent report commissioned by the City of Montreal demonstrated racial and social profiling by the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) targeting Black, Arab and...

Cell structure previously associated with disease actually improves brain function

Published: 8Jul2021

Researchers at McGill University have shown that a brain cell structure previously thought to be pathological in fact enhances cells’ ability to transmit information and correlates with better...

The digestive system of cows influences human’s vitamin B12 intake

Published: 8Jun2021

Milk is the main source of vitamin B12 consumption for Canadians. A glass of cow’s milk contains about 46% of the daily-recommended dietary intake of vitamin B12 for adults. But what factors...

Painting a picture of the oral health of Canadians

Published: 7Jul2021

A new study “Oral health and oral health care of Canadians” led by Prof. Paul Allison of McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry, has received $3.3 million of funding from the Canadian Institutes...

Six New Canada Research Chairs, and Three Renewals for McGill

Published: 15Jun2021

Today, at l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry announced investments of more than $635 million for...

New mothers negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic policies

Published: 10Jun2021

Giving birth can be a joyous, yet stressful experience in the best of times – but what happens when a global public health crisis is thrown into the mix? McGill University and the University of...

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