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McGill Becomes a Full Member of TRIUMF, Canada’s National Particle Accelerator

McGill has become a Full Member of the expanded network of TRIUMF, Canada’s national particle accelerator. McGill has been involved in TRIUMF-led activities for several decades and has held associate membership since 2013.

TRIUMF constructed parts of the Large Hadron Collider that ultimately produced Higgs bosons. The co-discovery was made by the ATLAS experiment, and McGill played a key role in the development of the experiment's trigger system.

Published: 6 Mar 2023

l’Université de Montréal et ses partenaires, y compris McGill, créent le Pôle de préparation aux pandémies de l’Est du Canada

Un consortium mené par l’UdeM et codirigé par McGill et L’Université Laval reçoit une importante subvention de 2M $ du Fonds de recherche biomédicale du Canada afin de dynamiser l’écosystème de découverte et d’innovation en sciences de la vie.

Published: 2 Mar 2023

Daryl Haggard and Charles Gale honoured by the Canadian Association of Physicists

Two highly accomplished researchers in McGill’s Department of Physics have received prestigious distinctions for their research

McGill’s Department of Physics Professors Charles Gale and Daryl Haggard received medals from the Canadian Association of Physics (CAP) today.

Published: 22 Dec 2022

One-year extension for the Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

McGill’s Board of Governors has extended the current appointment of Professor Martha Crago as Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) for a one-year period, from June 30, 2023, to June 30, 2024. 

The extension will ensure stable leadership of the Research and Innovation portfolio during the upcoming Principal and Vice-Chancellor transition and allow the new Principal to actively participate in selecting Professor Crago’s successor.

Published: 19 Dec 2022

McGill now accepting nomination submissions for 2023 Earthshot Prize

The final deadline to submit proposals to McGill is Tuesday, January 24, at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Published: 5 Dec 2022

Cecile Baccanale joins McGill as University Veterinarian and Associate Vice-Principal, Animal Care

It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Cecile Baccanale has accepted the position of McGill University Veterinarian and Associate Vice-Principal, Animal Care. Dr. Baccanale is also appointed Full Professor (Professional) in the Department of Medicine (Division of Experimental Medicine) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her appointment will commence on October 17, 2022.

Published: 12 Oct 2022

Frontiers Planet Prize

Recently launched by the Frontiers Research Foundation, the inaugural Frontiers Prize has as its goal, the acceleration of scientific solutions for healthy lives on a healthy planet. The 2022 edition of the Prize, the Frontiers Planet Prize, in the area of sustainability science, seeks applications from researchers who have made scientific breakthroughs with the potential to stabilize our planet’s ecosystem.

Published: 30 Sep 2022

Niky Kamran appointed Deputy Research Integrity Officer

Professor Niky Kamran has been appointed Deputy Research Integrity Officer at McGill for a three-year term. As Deputy RIO, Professor Kamran promotes integrity in the conduct of research and carries out the assessment of research misconduct allegations.

Published: 2 Sep 2022

Professor Jeanne Paquette appointed as McGill Deputy Research Integrity Officer

Professor Jeanne Paquette has been appointed as a McGill Deputy Research Integrity Officer. She began the three-year, part-time appointment on June 15, 2022. As Deputy RIO, Professor Paquette promotes integrity in the conduct of research and carries out the assessment of research misconduct allegations.

Published: 11 Jul 2022

$12.7 Million for McGill Research from the Fonds de recherche du Québec

Tackling climate change and preserving biodiversity a key priority for McGill and Quebec

The Fonds de recherche du Québec announced its latest rounds of funding earlier this month in support of research, training, and initiatives to tackle major societal challenges—including climate change and biodiversity loss.

Published: 30 Jun 2022

Provide feedback on McGill's new Institutional Research Data Management Strategy

In March 2021, the Tri-Agency launched a Research Data Management (RDM) Policy with the objective of supporting Canadian researchers through the promotion of RDM and data stewardship practices.

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Published: 22 Jun 2022

Researchers tackle youth loneliness and technology dependence

McGill professors receive grant to explore the correlation between technology dependence, youth loneliness and the risk for exploitation.

Published: 19 May 2022

International lab dedicated to artificial intelligence kicks-off in Montreal

Montreal-based centre unites strengths of McGill University, ÉTS, Mila, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, and CentraleSupélec

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Published: 26 Apr 2022

$3.1 M for Eight McGill Research Projects

Eight projects funded through the Canada Foundation for Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) and the Government of Quebec acquire new tools and infrastructure to generate new knowledge, from improving breast cancer treatments to understanding the lives of parasitoid insects.

Published: 22 Feb 2022

Roman Szumski appointed as Special Advisor to the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation (VP-RI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Roman Szumski to the role of Special Advisor to the VP-RI in Public and Life Science Policy and Business Development. His appointment will commence on January 17, 2022 for a two-year term.

Published: 11 Jan 2022


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