As part of McGill’s Bicentennial and 24h de science, join BrainReach on a virtual tour of the brain and its fascinating neurons followed by a brief history of neuroscience. Young minds will discover how scientists at McGill set on a journey to understand the human brain.
Topic: What is neuroscience? History of neuroscience at McGill
Karissa Leduc, ECP, Wins the Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Psychological Foundation
Karissa Leduc, a PhD candidate in the Human Development Program supervised by Dr. Victoria Talwar, has won the competitive Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Psychological Foundation.
This prestigious fellowship is awarded to promising young scholars to pursue innovative research in the area of child psychology.
McGill Education Updates – Spring 2021: News About the Faculty's Strategic Initiatives and Priorities
McGill Education's Spring updates for alumni and friends of the Faculty helps to keep you informed of the great things we're doing, with news about the Faculty’s strategic initiatives and priorities, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis.
To subscribe to our e-newsletter contact Associate Director of Development, Rayna Goldman (rayna.goldman [at] mcgill.ca).
KPE's Dr. Gordon Bloom was featured on TSN's "Yes Guy" (Episode 18 that aired on March 27th, starting at 15:30 timestamp) talking about today's issues in sports psychology. Aside from navigating the challenges of "sports life", professional athletes have the same personal life issues that most of us do, plus the added vulnerabilities of their job performance being scrutinized by journalists and everyday critics online.
Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, which includes researchers from McGill University, who produced the first ever image of a black hole, has revealed this week a new view of the massive object at the centre of the M87 galaxy: how it looks in polarized light. This is the first time astronomers have been able to measure polarization, a signature of magnetic fields, this close to the edge of a black hole.
BIOL 201 students baked protein-shaped cookies so good even Chef Bruno Feldeisen from The Great Canadian Baking Show couldn't resist.Read more
Two students from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education were selected for the Pathy Foundation Fellowship which provides community-focused experiential learning opportunities for exceptional young leaders to become active and effective change-makers. Eleven McGill fellows will join peers from St.
The snow may be melting, but it is leaving pollution behind in the form of micro- and nano-plastics according to a McGill study that was recently published in Environmental Pollution. The pollution is largely due to the relatively soluble plastics found in antifreeze products (polyethylene glycols) that can become airborne and picked up by the snow.
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a global competition, founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, that cultivates graduate students' academic, presentation and research communication skills.
Dr. Shaheen Shariff, DISE, was recently interviewed on CTV News on the women who work in the front-line jobs in the fight against COVID-19 and how they have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
Millions of people die prematurely every year from diseases and cancer caused by air pollution. The first line of defence against this carnage is ambient air quality standards. Yet, according to researchers from McGill University, over half of the world’s population lives without the protection of adequate air quality standards.
Office of Science Education Communications Assistant Brent Jamsa sat down with four students to discuss their upcoming presentations at the second annual Undergraduate Poster Showcase. This year, the highly-anticipated event will be hosted on March 16, 6-8 PM EST via Zoom. Register here to attend: https://mcgill.ca/x/odx.
According to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the world’s largest international higher education network, McGill’s Faculty of Education has ranked 26th in the world for the organization’s 2021 university subject rankings. Each of the subject rankings is compiled using four sources.
Many species might be left vulnerable in the face of climate change, unable to adapt their physiologies to respond to rapid global warming. According to a team of international researchers, species evolve heat tolerance more slowly than cold tolerance, and the level of heat they can adapt to has limits.