Walking in Joseph Conrad's footsteps, Maya Jasanoff Wins 2018 Cundill History Prize

Published: 15Nov2018

The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World blends history, biography, travelogue, and literary criticism into a unique work of scholarship that identifies Conrad as a pioneer in understanding...

Cognition and Circuits Seminar Series: Cholinergic regulation of cognition revealed by genetically-targeting the vesicular acetylcholine transporter


Presented by Dr. Marco Prado Professor at the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology and the Robarts Research Institute, Western University. Hosted by Dr. Nathan Spreng and Dr. Taylor Schmitz

Parents shouldn’t worry if their infant doesn’t sleep through the night by 6-12 months of age

Published: 12Nov2018

New parents often expect their baby to start sleeping through the night by around six months of age. Indeed, they often receive messages from paediatricians and others about the importance of early...

ALS Quebec launches Taking Care, a virtual learning environment for caregivers

Published: 8Nov2018

Montreal, Thursday, November 8, 2018 – With the financial support of L’Appui national pour les proches aidants d’aînés and the collaboration of McGill University’s Steinberg Centre for Simulation...

Key molecule responsible for learning and memory discovered

Published: 5Nov2018

Unlike old dogs, old adults can indeed learn new tricks thanks to a protein molecule called netrin....

Music improves social communication in autistic children

Published: 5Nov2018

Engaging in musical activities such as singing and playing instruments in one-on-one therapy can improve autistic children’s social communication skills, improve their family’s quality of life, as...

Entre-Nous with Dr. Mark Ware

Published: 2Nov2018

In July 2018 Dr. Mark Ware took a leave of absence from his position as Associate Professor in the Departments of Anesthesia and Family Medicine at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine in order...

For new HPV DNA test, study finds there may be little benefit in screening women aged 55 with a negative test

Published: 2Nov2018

Regular cytology screening (pap or smear test) is still the most commonly used HPV screening method, and can prevent cancers up to age 75 years, although benefits decline with age...