McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.


March 3 | Planned electrical shutdown at Marvin Duchow Music Library and Schulich Library

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A major electrical shutdown scheduled to take place on the morning of Sunday, March 3, 2024* will affect multiple buildings on the downtown campus. The intervention will consist of a set of electrical shutdowns, starting at 6 a.m. and concluding by 12 p.m. (noon).  

Published: 23 Feb 2024

Energy poverty in Canada

As many as one in five Canadian households can be considered to be in energy poverty, according to researchers from McGill University. Energy poverty occurs when households cannot afford or access the levels of energy necessary to meet their daily needs, live decent lives, and maintain healthy indoor temperatures all year round. More Canadians potentially suffer from energy poverty than from food insecurity.

Published: 20 Feb 2024

Uncertainty in measuring biodiversity change could hinder progress towards global targets for nature

More than ever before, there is a growing interest in dedicating resources to stop the loss of biodiversity, as recently exemplified by the

Published: 16 Feb 2024

New understanding of avian eggshell attachment

Athletes often suffer injuries to ligaments in their knees, particularly to the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL. While surgery to replace these torn ligaments is becoming increasingly common around the world it often needs to be repeated.

Published: 13 Feb 2024

New and renewed McGill CIFAR AI chairs turn focus on neglected research topics

Professor David Ifeoluwa Adelani (School of Computer Science) is McGill’s newest Chair, as Professors Joelle Pineau and Reihaneh Rabbany have their appointments renewed

Published: 13 Feb 2024

B.Ed. Alum Finalists for McCall MacBain Scholarships

Margaret Mackenzie and Samantha Nepton, both 2023 graduates of the Bachelor of Education program, are finalists for the McCall MacBain Scholarships, Canada’s largest leadership-based scholarships for master’s and professional studies.

Each finalist was chosen based on their character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, and intellectual curiosity.

Published: 8 Feb 2024

Surprising new evidence on happiness and wealth

Global polls typically show that people in industrialized countries where incomes are relatively high report greater levels of satisfaction with life than those in low-income countries.

But now the first large-scale survey to look at happiness in small, non-industrialized communities living close to nature paints quite a different picture.

Looking at happiness in non-industrialized settings

Published: 8 Feb 2024

HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship

New funding program launching for undergraduate students

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2024 HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship. Created in collaboration between HBHL and the HBHL Trainee Committee, this opportunity aims to include students at all levels in brain health research, providing McGill und

Published: 7 Feb 2024

BOS Lab's Luke Spagnuolo Receives Gord Sleivert Young Investigator Award

Luke Spagnuolo has received The Gord Sleivert Young Investigator Award at the 2023 Sport Innovation Conference.

Luke received this award for his thesis project examining muscle fatigue in USports rowers which he presented at the conference in Halifax.

Published: 7 Feb 2024

Education in the Longhouse

Members of McGill's leadership including the Faculty of Education’s Associate Dean of Academics, Dr. Sheryl Smith-Gilman, were hosted by the Mohawk community of Kahnawà:ke on November 22, 2023 for a day of learning and collaboration.

Published: 5 Feb 2024

Silar Gardy of KPE Receives RSBO Fellowship Award

Silar Gardy, PhD candidate in the the DKPE's Musculoskeletal Health & Physical Activity (MPAct) Laboratory (Supervisor: Dr. Jenna Gibbs), has received a research fellowship from the RSBO Network (Réseau de recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse).

Silar's research aims to understand the role of nutrition and exercise in preventing bone fragility in endurance-trained individuals and athletes.  

Published: 2 Feb 2024

Ryan O’Loughlin (Université Laval)

Title: Symmetric Tensor Products: An Operator Theory Approach

Published: 2 Feb 2024

ECP's Nancy Heath Honoured for Graduate Student Mentorship

Dr. Suning Wang Award celebrates academic staff who exemplify the highest standards in teaching, training, and mentoring.


Published: 1 Feb 2024

Indigenous Hockey Summit – October 2023 in Tiohntià:ke

In October 2023, a team of Indigenous hockey players, advocates, researchers, and change makers gathered here at McGill University in Tiohntià:ke/Montréal for a three-day Summit on Indigenous hockey.

Published: 29 Jan 2024


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