- In the Headlines
In what is believed to be a medical world first, a doctor and his team at the McGill University Health Centre unblocked the clogged coronary arteries of two patients on Tuesday using a revolutionary new cardiac catheter that is considered safer and more effective than the current technology. Read more: Montreal Gazette
Charles Bourque, professor of neurosurgery at McGill University, details why you might want to be hydrated before zonking out for the night. Read more: The Academic Minute
Marguerite Deslauriers is a philosophy professor and the founder of McGill's Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. When it comes to emotional labour, Deslauriers says the stakes are high. This isn't just about the way people interact with each other. It goes right to the heart of our self-worth....
"The overall guiding principle is not open for the sake of 'open,' but whatever is necessary to find new treatments more rapidly for diseases." Dr. Guy Rouleau, director of the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University. Read more: CBC News
Karl Moore, professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management interviews Alain Bouchard. Read more: Financial Post
Op-ed by Arash Abizadeh, political science professor at McGill University. He will be making his case to a Dragons’ Den-style panel at a public forum Friday, 4 to 6 p.m., at New Chancellor Day Hall, 3644 Peel St. Read more: Montreal Gazette
Op-ed by Aruna Roy, Professor of Practice in Global Governance at ISID, McGill University. Read more: The Hill Times
Honorable mention: The Grid, by Gretchen Bakke [assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at McGill University]. This book, about our aging electrical grid, fits in one of my favorite genres: “Books About Mundane Stuff That Are Actually Fascinating.” Part of the reason I find this topic fascinating is because my first job, in high school, was writing software for the entity that controls the power grid in the Northwest. ...
Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society. Read more: Montreal Gazette
Canada’s prosperity has long been dependent on an educated population. Today, that’s not quite enough. To be globally competitive, Canada needs its newest graduates to arrive in the workforce equipped with international skills and experiences. Op-ed co-signed by Suzanne Fortier, principal and vice-chancellor of McGill University...
Today is World AIDS Day. We cannot end the HIV epidemic without adequately addressing the burden of tuberculosis. Op-ed by Madhukar Pai, Director, McGill Global Health Programs...
"We saw a lot of traffic on our social media sites the night of the election, as prospective students gave their opinions." Kim Bartlett, director of admissions at McGill. Read more: The Hollywood Reporter
“In the past we may never have had to go on autopilot. With GPS, you might have even less of a reason to pull out that cognitive map. The hippocampus may be lacking this requirement to work for decades when you only use it once in a while.” Véronique Bohbot, neuroscientist at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and an associate professor at McGill University. ...
Op-ed by David M. Bird, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology, McGill University, and Leader of Team Gray Jay. Read more: Montreal Gazette
Dr. Mark Ware, an associate professor of family medicine and anesthesia at McGill University, who is serving as vice-chair of the federal task force on the legalization and regulation of marijuana, says there's some suggestion that cannabis has been bred to boost THC levels and push down CBD levels. Read more: CBC News