McGill University

$5-million gift to McGill’s global food security institute supports efforts to understand and reverse world hunger and malnutrition

Published: 10Oct2018

Every night, some 800 million people – one in nine people on earth – go to bed hungry. And projections suggest that unless creative solutions are found, the world will need to increase food...

Habit change is key to success for weight loss

Published: 27Sep2018

Can experts in behaviour change help boost weight loss for overweight people? McGill University researchers think so: they report significant results -- up to 10% of body-mass loss with this approach.

Quebec funds next steps in RVH project

Published: 22Jun2018

The Government of Quebec is investing $37 million for McGill University to continue its plans to transform the old Royal Victoria Hospital into a global hub for learning, research and innovation in...

$10-million gift strengthens McGill's commitment to brain research, young researchers and faster results for patients

Published: 20Jun2018

A transformative gift of $10 million from the Irving Ludmer Family Foundation in support of the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health will expand the Centre’s internationally...

Bright warning colours on poison dart frogs also act as camouflage

Published: 4Jun2018

Poison dart frogs are well known for their deadly toxins and bright colours, which have made them a classic example of warning coloration....

Brain genes related to innovation revealed in birds

Published: 14Mar2018

Wild birds that are more clever than others at foraging for food  have different levels of a neurotransmitter receptor that has been linked with intelligence in humans, according to a study led by...

Media advisory: Reaction to the 2018 Federal Budget

Published: 26Feb2018

Will the upcoming federal budget deliver and implement the Naylor report’s recommendations to fund and revitalize fundamental science research in Canada?...

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