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Robert L. Carroll, vertebrate paleontologist, has been appointed to the Order of Canada.

Robert L. Carroll, vertebrate paleontologist, has been appointed to the Order of Canada.

For his academic leadership and contributions to his field as Canada’s pre-eminent vertebrate paleontologist.

The press release can be found here:

https://www.gg.ca/en/media/news/2019/governor-general-announces-83-new-appointments-order-canada

 

Published: 4 Jul 2019

New Math Course for Major Students

MATH 125 Mathematical Techniques for Economics

Published: 19 Jun 2019

Outstanding emerging researchers honoured at McGill’s Spring 2019 Convocation

Three highly accomplished early career researchers have received a prestigious McGill distinction: the Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers  

By Amanda Testani, Communications Associate, Office of the Vice-Principal - Research and Innovation

JUNE 11, 2019

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Published: 14 Jun 2019

Post-doctoral fellow Mingxin Liu wins prestigious 2019 IUPAC-Zhejiang NHU International Award for Advancements in Green Chemistry

The IUPAC-Zhejiang NHU International Award for Advancements in Green Chemistry is a collaborative award established to encourage young and experienced chemists, and to emphasize the importance of advancements in Green Chemistry and the value of sciences to human progress. Mingxin is one of the 3 awardees in the junior category

Published: 11 Jun 2019

The passing of Prof. Laurie Hendren

Colleagues,

It is with great sadness that I share with members of the Faculty and entire University community news of Professor Laurie Hendren’s passing, on May 27, 2019.

As a member of the School of Computer Science, Laurie was an exceptional teacher, researcher, colleague, and above all, friend.

Published: 29 May 2019

Chandra finds stellar duos banished from galaxies

Astronomers use the term "binary" system to refer to pairs of stars orbiting around each other. These stellar pairs can consist of combinations of stars like our Sun, or more exotic and denser varieties such as neutron stars or even black holes.

Published: 28 May 2019

Widespread permafrost degradation seen in high Arctic terrain

Rapid changes in terrain are taking place in Canada’s high Arctic polar deserts due to increases in summer air temperatures.

Published: 22 May 2019

Update #1 - Schulich Library now closed temporarily: Collection, services & staff relocation information

Background: The Macdonald-Stewart Library Building that houses the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering will undergo significant structural repairs and major internal upgrades over the next two years, beginning May 15, 2019. As a result, Schulich Library is now closed temporarily. Collections, services and staff will be relocated to the Humanities and Social Sciences Library for the duration of the renovation.

Published: 15 May 2019

A Governor General’s Innovation Award for AI Pioneer Joelle Pineau 

By Meaghan Thurston 

Published: 13 May 2019

The Canadian Society for Chemistry and Chemical Institute of Canada are highlighting our department for excellence

This year, the department was recognized by 4 prizes and awards from the Canadian Society for Chemistry and Chemical Institute of Canada to highlight the excellent of our researchers. Congratulation to profs. Lumb, Ariya, Barrett and Friscic for your remarkable successes:

1) JP Lumb – Keith Fagnou Award in organic chemistry (link: https://www.cheminst.ca/awards/csc-awards/keith-fagnou-award)

Published: 30 Apr 2019

Matt Dobbs awarded 2019 Killam Research Fellowship in Natural Sciences

McGill University astrophysicist Matt Dobbs is the recipient of the 2019 Killam Research Fellowship in Natural Sciences.

The announcement was made today by the Canada Council for the Arts, which revealed this year's winners of the prestigious Killam Program, composed of the Killam Prizes and the Killam Research Fellowships. 

Published: 25 Apr 2019

Global warming hits sea creatures hardest 

The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish and shellfish for food and economic activity, according to the study published in the journal Nature. 

Published: 24 Apr 2019

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