Society and Culture

Ottawa to provide $70 M to McGill for research-facility upgrades, energy-saving renovations

Published: 2Mar2017

The Government of Canada announced today in Montreal that McGill University and two of its affiliated hospitals will receive $70.7 million through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic...

Lack of joy from music linked to brain disconnection

Published: 4Jan2017

Have you ever met someone who just wasn’t into music? They may have a condition called specific musical anhedonia, which affects three-to-five per cent of the population....

McGill announces Dr. Thomas Robinson as the 2016 winner of the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

Published: 7Dec2016

McGill University, in association with Lawrence and Frances Bloomberg and Manulife, is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Robinson, a Stanford University professor of Pediatric Medicine and...

The Work of the Dead wins Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Published: 18Nov2016

The winner of the 2016 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill was announced tonight at a gala awards dinner held in Toronto. Now in its ninth year, the Cundill Prize is one of the world’s...

Montreal universities unite to host the 2017 Conference of the Americas on International Education

Published: 15Nov2016

Montreal, November 15, 2016 – The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Concordia University, McGill University, Université de Montréal and ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure) will host the...

Short list announced for 2016 Cundill Prize in historical literature

Published: 6Oct2016

Today the jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical non-fiction writing announced this year's short list. Antonia Maioni, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts and Chair of the...

The truth about lying? Children’s perceptions get more nuanced with age

Published: 5Oct2016

Parents don’t like it when children lie. But what do the kids themselves think about it? New research suggests truth telling isn’t black and white....

Is there such a thing as “rape culture” on campuses in Canada?

Published: 21Oct2016

Who are the key players and actors on the issue of sexual violence on university campuses across Canada and internationally?...

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