McGill University


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Location: Montréal
845 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 0G4
Campus - Apr 7
Twenty aspiring innovators, community-builders, and leaders will join the first class of McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill, recipients of Canada's first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master's and professional studies.
Campus - Apr 7

Sutures are used to close wounds and speed up the natural healing process, but they can also complicate matters by causing damage to soft tissues with their stiff fibers. To remedy the problem, researchers from Montreal have developed innovative tough gel sheathed (TGS) sutures inspired by the human tendon.

Health - Apr 6

Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading from the United States into Canada, undermining efforts to mitigate the pandemic. A study led by McGill University shows that Canadians who use social media are more likely to consume this misinformation, embrace false beliefs about COVID-19, and subsequently spread them.

History - Mar 31

Today marks McGill University's 200 th anniversary. As one of Canada's first universities to reach this significant milestone, McGill will commemorate this historic occasion with a special broadcast Celebrate 200: Launching Our 3 rd  Century , along with a series of signature 200 th anniversary events and activities planned for this bicentennial year.

Environment - Mar 29

In the Arctic, climate change and pollution are the biggest threats to top predators like narwhals. Studying the animals' tusks reveals that diet and exposure to pollution have shifted over the past half century in response to sea-ice decline.

Health - Mar 26

Experts across Canada, including researchers at McGill, are working to understand the impact of COVID-19 virus variants of concern on the health of Canadians and our public health measures. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced an investment of $14.3 million from the Government of Canada, through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), to support new research on the COVID-19 virus variants.

Life Sciences - Mar 25

Comparing two neural maps reveals the roles of genes in cognition, perception and feeling Many psychiatric disorders have genetic causes, but the exact mechanism of how genes influence higher brain function remains a mystery.

Health - Apr 7

Gum disease linked to increased rates of complications, hospitalization, and death among patients with severe cases of COVID-19 Infected and inflamed gums may result in higher rates of complications and more fatal outcomes for individuals diagnosed with the SARS-COV-2 virus, according to a new international study led by McGill researchers recently published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology .

Innovation - Apr 1

Bensadoun School of Retail Management to leverage funding to advance interdisciplinary research, develop talent, and support Quebec SMEs in the new retail world McGill University's Bensadoun School of Retail Management will receive $5 million in funding to drive retail innovation and research, and support the province's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Environment - Mar 29

Microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic that are microscopic and up to 5 millimetres in size. McGill research project aims to provide an understanding of how these contaminants end up in Canadian aquatic environments and what impacts they have.  Microplastics have been found on almost every beach, on the surface of every ocean, in deepest parts of the sea, and in some of the most remote parts of the planet.

Environment - Mar 29

In the Arctic, climate change and pollution are the biggest threats to top predators like narwals. Studying the animals' tusks reveals that diet and exposure to pollution have shifted over the past half century in response to sea-ice decline.

Astronomy - Mar 25

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, which includes researchers from McGill University, who produced the first ever image of a black hole, has revealed today a new view of the massive object at the centre of the M87 galaxy: how it looks in polarized light.

Environment - Mar 25

Water scarcity in rural Alaska is not a new problem, but the situation is getting worse with climate change. Lasting solutions must encourage the use of alternative water supplies like rainwater catchment and grey water recycling.




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