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Experts: Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Published: 28Sep2022

Here are some experts from McGill University who can provide comment on this issue:...

Melanoma map shows skin cancer is on the rise in Canada

Published: 20Jun2022

Rates of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, are on the rise in Canada. Those living in southern and coastal areas are most at risk, according to a new study led by McGill University....

Exposure to wildfires increases risk of cancer

Published: 10May2022

A new study from McGill University finds higher incidence of lung cancer and brain tumors in people exposed to wildfires. The study, which tracks over two million Canadians over a period of 20...

Experts: Canada releases plan for a 40 per cent cut in carbon emissions by 2030

Published: 31Mar2022

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault released the government's plan to dramatically curb greenhouse gas emissions over the next eight years to meet ambitious 2030 reduction targets. It's a plan...

Martha Crago Awarded the German Order of Merit

Published: 22Mar2022

On March 22, Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, was presented with the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The award was handed over by...

Prioritizing supports to specific neighbourhoods is key to curbing COVID-19 transmission

Published: 14Feb2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has uneven impacts across cities and provinces, with some regions struggling more than others. A new study shows hotspots of COVID-19 infections across Canadian cities are...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation

Published: 6Apr2021

Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading from the United States into Canada, undermining efforts to mitigate the pandemic. A study led by McGill University shows that Canadians who use social...

Gender gap: Women represent two-thirds of doctorates, but hold only one-third of academic jobs

Published: 11Feb2021

Women today represent two-thirds of all Canadian doctorates in archaeology, but only one-third of Canadian tenure-stream faculty. While men with Canadian PhDs have done well in securing tenure...

Expert: Canada continues to ‘make the case’ for Keystone XL to Joe Biden’s team

Published: 19Jan2021

Canada’s Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan says the government is continuing to “make the case” for the Keystone XL pipeline expansion despite reported plans from Joe Biden to immediately...

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