Research

Canada Research Chairs Program announces new and renewed chairs for McGill Profs

Published: 9Jul2020

The Canada Research Chairs Program (CRC) stands at the centre of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world's top countries in research and development. The CRCs aim to achieve research...

$2-million gift from Montreal philanthropist Stephen Jarislowsky to explore the impact of new technology on society

Published: 30Jul2020

As society grapples with myriad technology-related issues, including biases in facial recognition software, algorithms to identify hate speech and misinformation, as well as growing concerns over...

Feeling insecure about your relationship? Your biology may play a role

Published: 6Jul2020

Imagine tracking your feelings during daily interactions with your romantic partner. What would you learn? That’s what approximately 100 heterosexual couples in Montreal did each day for 3 weeks...

CTV NEWS | COVID-19 pandemic unites Canadians like no other event in recent history: study

Published: 25May2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has united Canadians more than any other event in decades, according to a new study by McGill University and University of Toronto researchers. The study found that among...

TORONTO STAR | Research says Tyrannosaurus rex was built for distance, not speed

Published: 14May2020

Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the most feared predators in the Age of Dinosaurs, may have been built for endurance, not speed. A paper published Wednesday takes recent research on how mammals move and...

Canada launches serological testing initiative to help manage COVID-19

Published: 23Apr2020

The Government of Canada is launching a task force to measure the scope of coronavirus infection in Canada and rapidly provide information needed to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and safely get...

McGill Genome Centre to share in $20M funding for COVID-related DNA research

Published: 23Apr2020

The McGill Genome Centre today announced it has received funding from the Canadian government to sequence the genomes of people affected by COVID-19. The Federal Government is committing $40...

The placebo effect and psychedelic drugs: tripping on nothing?

Published: 30Mar2020

There has been a lot of recent interest in the use of psychedelic drugs to treat depression. A new study from McGill suggests that, in the right context, some people may experience psychedelic-like...

FRQ to create a province-wide COVID-19 Biobank

Published: 27Mar2020

The Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) and Genome Québec today announced the launch of the Québec COVID-19 Biobank, a Province-wide initiative to enable the collection, storage and sharing of...

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