Society and Culture

“Rebalancing society” module launched

Published: 19Jul2017

On the occasion of the High Level Political Forum held on 18 and 19 July at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, PRME in collaboration with McGill University and KEDGE Business School are...

Crafting better beer

Published: 6Jul2017

Canada’s extensive malting and brewing industry could get a further boost from new insight into the science of malting.

Teaching practices could play an important role in preventing bullying

Published: 23May2017

Classrooms that encourage competition between students may inadvertently be creating settings where bullying is more likely to take place. That’s one of the conclusions that can be drawn from work...

McGill and Schulich School of Music award honorary doctorate to Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Published: 13Apr2017

McGill University is proud to present the degree of doctor honoris causa to a great name on the Quebec cultural scene, Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

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...

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