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Lecture with Nobel Prize Winner Sir Paul Nurse - Trial and Error: The politics of science

Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA



Trial and Error: The politics of science

Easing the burden of terminal illness

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is pleased to announce the launch of a new clinical program designed to ease the suffering of seriously ill patients through specialized consultation and comprehensive care. 

Published: 20Oct2016

2016 Friesen Prize Lecture: Dr. Janet Rossant, "From embryos to stem cells to personalized medicine"

Faculty Club 3450 McTavish, Montreal , 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

"From embryos to stem cells to personalized medicine"

Public Forum on Electoral Reform (Oct. 20)

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Research Chair in Electoral Studies at the Université de Montréal will be hosting a public forum on the Canadian electoral reform on October 20.

When: October 20, 2016 from 19h30 to 21h30
Where: McGill New Residence Hall, 3625 Av du Parc, Montréal

Published: 13Oct2016

How migratory cells find their way through body tissue

A new study published in Nature Communications could help biologists understand how various types of migratory cells, such as immune cells, find their way through tissues in the human body.

Published: 13Oct2016

11 new invasive species detected in Canadian ports

A mussel never reported in Canada was identified in the port of Montreal, a soft shell clam never seen in the Arctic was discovered in the Hudson Bay in Churchill, Manitoba, and a barnacle that was not thought to occur north of San Francisco was detected in Nanaimo, British Columbia. These are invasive species and researchers from McGill University detected 24 of these non-indigenous species across 16 major ports in Canada, including 11 that were identified in previously unreported locations. Their findings were published Biodiversity Research.

Published: 13Oct2016

Science and the media

There is widespread worry today about the health effects of just about everything around us -- from the food we eat and water we drink, to the plastics we use and medications we take. A journalist’s task of sorting through all the latest studies and reporting the findings in a responsible fashion is more critical than ever.

Published: 11Oct2016

Pair of proteins found to drive neuroinflammation

McGill researchers have identified two proteins that work together to drive neuroinflammation in acute conditions such as microbial or autoimmune encephalitis, and in chronic conditions such as multiple sclerosis. 

Published: 11Oct2016

Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees from McGill

Two inspirational McGill alumni -- Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders -- will receive honorary doctorate degrees at the university’s fall convocation ceremonies.

Published: 7Oct2016

Short list announced for 2016 Cundill Prize in historical literature

Today the jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical non-fiction writing announced this year's short list. Antonia Maioni, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts and Chair of the Cundill Prize, said, “With this year's finalists for the Cundill Prize in History, the jury has identified three books that combine tremendous erudition, insight and élan.

Published: 6Oct2016