Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Achievements of McGill Professors celebrated in latest round of NSERC prizes

Published: 25 October 2022

McGill University announced that six of its Professors (two individually, four as part of a multi-institutional team) have been declared winners of this year’s Natural Sciences and Engineering...

$26.5 million for McGill Research from NSERC Discovery Research Programs

Published: 23 June 2022

Asked to list the most earthquake prone countries, few people would earmark Canada. Yet, in 2021, Natural Resources Canada identified 46 earthquakes, which registered between 1.8 and 5.3 magnitude...

McGill University researchers working to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 on high-touch metallic surfaces

Published: 17 September 2020

McGill University professor Stephen Yue and Dr. Chen Liang, a researcher at the McGill AIDS Centre and Lady Davis Institute, received an NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grant to produce a cost-effective,...

McGill-led training program receives $1.65M NSERC CREATE grant

Published: 2 June 2020

An inter-university collaboration led by Dr. Mark Lefsrud, Associate Professor in the Department of Bioresource Engineering, has received a $1.65 million research grant, to be distributed over six...

Serotonin linked to somatic awareness, a condition long thought to be imaginary

Published: 19 June 2019

An international team spearheaded by researchers at McGill University has discovered a biological mechanism that could explain heightened somatic awareness, a condition where patients experience...

Creating attraction between molecules deep in the periodic table

Published: 22 January 2019

Imagine a waterproof computer. It’s not going to happen tomorrow, but it may no longer be a pipedream since a McGill-led international research team has shown for the first time that it is possible...

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