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Student art exhibition to highlight McGill Bicentennial

Published: 12Jan2021

The Faculty of Science is celebrating McGill’s 200th anniversary with a student art exhibition on the theme of “Science!”. McGill students at all levels and all faculties are invited to submit...

Special Public Lecture - Surveying the Universe


A very special virtual public lecture by Steven M. Kahn, the Director of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory, a unique new major astronomical facility that will stitch together a completely new image of...

McGill Physics Hackathon 2020 *VIRTUAL*


This year's Physics Hackathon will be the first to take place entirely online, meaning that anyone from anywhere can participate. We hope you will join us, whether you are a high school, CEGEP,...

McPherson Public Lecture in Physics - Gravitational waves: a Window Into the Universe


This year's Anna McPherson Public Lecture will be given by Dr. Nergis Mavalvala from MIT on gravitational waves! You can read Dr. Mavalvala’s bio here./scienceCategory: Dept. of Physics...

Public Lecture on Gravitational Waves by Dr. Nergis Mavalvala


Anna McPherson Public Lecture 2020 Livestream: Public outreach Lectures Dept. of Physics Faculty of Science

A more sustainable way to make DNA-based medications

Published: 24Aug2020

Scientists at McGill University have developed a solvent-free method for making oligonucleotides, short strands of DNA of growing significance in research and the pharmaceutical industry.

Innovative simulations and analysis accelerate search for COVID-19 treatment

Published: 23Jun2020

McGill University researchers are using cutting-edge computer simulations and analytical techniques to identify and validate promising compounds in the search for a treatment for COVID-19....

McGill-made instrument reveals previously unseen quantum mechanical behaviour

Published: 22Jun2020

In a step forward for the field of quantum mechanics, McGill University researchers have achieved a breakthrough in sensitive measurements of the wave-like properties of electrons.


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