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Life Sciences - Environment - 28.06.2022
Using native plants to filter a ubiquitous water contaminant
Using native plants to filter a ubiquitous water contaminant
This summer a biology student is testing the potential of three plants native to Canada to remove the widespread contaminant triclosan from water. Every day, large quantities of human-generated synthetic chemicals enter Quebec's wetlands and waterways, altering natural cycles. One example is triclosan, a chemical compound found in a wide range of everyday consumer goods such as toothpaste, soap and deodorant.

Religions - Health - 20.06.2022
Post-COVID, what’s the role of religion?
International researchers in four countries of the "Global North," including Canada, are looking into how majority and majority faiths are dealing with life after the pandemic. An international research project led by Queen's University Belfast, in Northern Ireland, and involving Université de Montréal will study and compare the changing role of majority and minority religions in 'global north' contexts: Canada, Germany, Ireland/Northern Ireland (UK), and Poland, as these societies emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Veterinary - Health - 16.06.2022
Major investments at UdeM’s Saint-Hyacinthe campus
The Quebec government grants $101 million for the construction of a veterinary simulation centre, a clinical skills centre and an animal shelter.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.06.2022
The unsuspected virtues of hot pepper
The unsuspected virtues of hot pepper
Hot pepper is hot. But it's also packed with potential therapeutic qualities. Capsaicin is the molecule that has it all! UdeM experts explain. It adds punch, heat, personality. It injects flavour, colour, aroma. It goes by many names-habanero, cayenne, jalapeño, poblano, bird's eye-but hot pepper by any name always gets a reaction.

Career - 24.05.2022
Younger generations are changing the face of the labour market
The workplace is changing: workers are in short supply and they want more autonomy, more recognition and greater flexibility to work from home.

Sport - Computer Science - 16.05.2022
Using math to improve your workout
Exercise physiologist and UdeM adjunct professor Guy Thibault is developing a web application for interval training.

Innovation - Pharmacology - 16.05.2022
A rapid and portable drug detection device using bio-nanotechnology
A rapid and portable drug detection device using bio-nanotechnology
UdeM chemistry professor Alexis Vallée-Bélisle and his team have received $500,000 to develop a rapid test for detecting drugs in saliva and blood.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 12.05.2022

Environment - Social Sciences - 26.04.2022
Stop talking about the ’refugee crisis’!
Expressions such as "refugee crisis" and "migrant crisis" are cropping up frequently in media coverage of Ukraine.

Computer Science - 22.04.2022
How machines behave
How machines behave
It's time for the science of behaviour to extend beyond humans and embrace machines, says UdeM behaviour analyst Marc Lanovaz.

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.04.2022

Social Sciences - 20.04.2022
Seniors living alone aren’t as socially isolated as you might think
According to research by Professor Maryse Soulières of the UdeM School of Social Work, living alone doesn't necessarily mean loneliness for seniors.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 19.04.2022

History / Archeology - 19.04.2022
The world's first photographically illustrated book is at UdeM
The world’s first photographically illustrated book is at UdeM
Botanist Anna Atkins was the first person in the world to publish a book illustrated with photographs.

Computer Science - Campus - 19.04.2022
The Fondation Courtois gives $159M to UdeM for the discovery of new materials
The Fondation Courtois gives $159M to UdeM for the discovery of new materials
The largest donation ever made for the natural sciences in Canada will enable researchers in chemistry, physics, computer science and operations research to solve the greatest challenges of our time.

Social Sciences - Campus - 14.04.2022

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 04.04.2022
Promising new treatment for ALS goes to clinical trials
Promising new treatment for ALS goes to clinical trials
After 12 years of research, Dr. Richard Robitaille is hopeful that we'll soon have a treatment to help people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) regain mobility.

Pharmacology - Campus - 31.03.2022
How risky is taking medications during pregnancy?
How risky is taking medications during pregnancy?
With a new, $2.4-million federal grant, UdeM pharmacy professor Anick Bérard and her clinical team will develop a cross-Canada training platform for students and young researchers to study the issue.

Health - Life Sciences - 31.03.2022

Campus - 28.03.2022

Music - 25.03.2022
Erin Gee unites mind and body through music
Erin Gee unites mind and body through music
An artist and UdeM doctoral candidate in music explores how emotional and physical responses and feminist theory can be translated into musical composition.

Computer Science - Politics - 23.03.2022
Invasion of Ukraine: Should we fear cyberattacks?
Invasion of Ukraine: Should we fear cyberattacks?
UdeM cybersecurity researcher Benoît Dupont discusses the use of cyberattacks in Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.03.2022
AI on the farm: A new path to food self-sufficiency
AI on the farm: A new path to food self-sufficiency
A team from UdeM's Department of Computer Science and Operations Research is using artificial intelligence (AI) and modeling to optimize and automate winter strawberry production.

Mathematics - Environment - 15.03.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 15.03.2022
After two years of pandemic, COVID-19 research is bearing fruit
At the height of the pandemic, researchers from different backgrounds joined forces to conduct novel research projects.

Campus - Environment - 14.03.2022

Social Sciences - 08.03.2022

Campus - History / Archeology - 07.03.2022

Campus - Social Sciences - 07.03.2022

Law - 05.03.2022
Fighting online hate speech
An expert advisory group on online safety was set up on March 30, 2022 to advise the Minister of Canadian Heritage on the government's proposed legislative and regulatory framework for combatting harmful content online.

Pharmacology - Health - 04.03.2022
Mathieu Nadeau-Vallée: Fighting disinformation among young and old on TikTok and Twitter
Mathieu Nadeau-Vallée: Fighting disinformation among young and old on TikTok and Twitter
Mathieu Nadeau-Vallée has a high profile as an "anti-disinformer" and has become one of the most influential Quebec scientists on social networks, with young and old alike.

Politics - 24.02.2022

Campus - Economics / Business - 16.02.2022

Social Sciences - Psychology - 11.02.2022
How to keep a relationship alive
How to keep a relationship alive
For Valentine's Day, a psychology professor and researcher specializing in loving attachment discusses the factors that make for a lasting relationship.

History / Archeology - Campus - 10.02.2022
Using Philip Smith's archaeological archives to rediscover Iran's 'Treasure Valley'
Using Philip Smith’s archaeological archives to rediscover Iran’s ’Treasure Valley’
Julien Riel-Salvatore has used archaeologist Philip Smith's archives from the Ganj Dareh dig in Iran to create a 3D reconstruction of a section of the important human heritage site. Faced with the constraints created by the pandemic, Julien Riel-Salvatore got creative. Unable to visit the Italian archaeological sites he specializes in, the professor in the University of Montreal's Anthropology Department set to work studying part of an orphaned collection of artifacts originally assembled by Canadian archaeologist Philip Smith.