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Museum and Dawson family - news from our connections

Published: 13Aug2020

The Dawson family and McGill have a long and storied connection. Sir John William Dawson, founder of the Museum in 1882 and Principal of McGill for 38 years died in 1899. His great grandaughter...

New species of ancient swimming reptile discovered by Museum student

Published: 13Aug2020

The Hauffiopteryx altera, a new species of Ichthyosaur discovered by a McGill student Dirley Cortés, a PhD candidate in paleontology with Dr. Hans Larsson, Director of the Redpath Museum, has been...

Remembering Henry Reiswig - the sponge specialist

Published: 7Jul2020

Henry Reiswig, the former Biology professor and curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the Redpath Museum, died on July 4, 2020. You can read his obituary here:...

Rock On! Erin Gibbons

Published: 28Jun2020

The Redpath Museum Society Vice President External, Erin Gibbons, has won the prestigious Vanier Scholarship. 

FB Livestream - Minerals and Crystals

23Jun202014:00
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In this livestream with Rebeca, learn to differentiate minerals and crystals. You will even make your very own crystals!...

Museum researcher warns of increased growth in Quebec tick populations

Published: 21Jun2020

According to Virginie Millien, an assistant professor at McGill and curator of zoology and paleontology at McGill's Redpath Museum, warmer temperatures preferentially benefit one of the Lyme...

Thanks for your donations!

Published: 27May2020

The McGill 24 Seeds of Change project to create a Virtual Fossil and Dinosaur kit closed at midnight on May 26, 2020, and raised $2,069.78 from 9 donations (including $290 in McGill24 Matching Funds).

Captain Catalyst wins Youth Mentor Award

Published: 24Apr2020

Captain Catalyst (aka Steve Rosenstein from Montreal) has won the 2019 Youth Mentor Award from the Canadian Wildlife Federation. This award honours an individual who has made significant...

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