Research

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...

Ambitious local company partners with McGill to tackle global competition

24 Feb 2020

By many measures, the Quebec economy has never had it so good. Unemployment is at its lowest level in over 40 years, while GDP is at its highest. The province is repaying its debt, and on the...

Montreal’s English dramatic tradition comes to life in showcase of free staged readings

12 Feb 2020

Audiences are invited to attend a series of free staged readings, which unearth plays from English Montreal’s not-so-distant past. The event will spotlight influential writers like Leonard Cohen,...

Is it possible to reduce political polarization?

Published: 5Feb2020

In the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, an unusual experiment suggested that it might be possible to influence American voters to adopt less polarized positions....

New technique nets scientists haul of key proteins

Published: 9Jan2020

Using a new microscopic "fishing" technique, scientists from the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), Université de Montréal and McGill University have successfully snagged thousands of...

Cities and their rising impacts on biodiversity - a global overview

Published: 9Dec2019

Cities and their rising impacts on biodiversity versity. To gain a clearer picture of the situation, an international group of scientists, including Professor Andrew Gonzalez from McGill’s Biology...

As rural China rapidly adopts clean energy, use of traditional wood and coal stoves persists

Published: 5Dec2019

Old habits are hard to break. A McGill-led study of replacement of traditional wood and coal burning stoves with clean energy in China suggests that, without a better understanding of the reasons...

McGill researchers among the world’s most cited: Web of Science

Published: 22Nov2019

In the world of research, one of the most meaningful measures of success is the number of times a paper has been cited by another researcher. Based on this yardstick, McGill researchers are among...

Human song is universal

Published: 21Nov2019

Music, including songs with words, appears to be a universal phenomenon according to a paper published this week in Science. An international team of researchers involving musicians, data...

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