Ovarian cancer has mystified oncologists for decades. A new discovery could revolutionize treatment of the disease. Read more »
There’s more to getting the world to notice your innovative ideas than just building the proverbial better mousetrap. Fessenden Professorships and Prizes help McGill researchers translate ideas into products//
The Ming Qing Women’s Writings (MQWW) project, an online digital archive of women’s writing in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties, from 1368–1911, provides a trove of information about literature, history, politics and gender in premodern China.
The past decade has seen graduates of McGill’s Faculties of Science, Engineering and Medicine parlay their education into several thriving medical imaging start-up companies. Now a $1.6-million NSERC grant is bringing together today’s students with an industry hungry for the next generation of engineers and computer scientists. //
Based at McGill and drawing together universities from around the globe, the new Learning Environments Across Disciplines project explores how a new generation of technology-rich classrooms can keep students more focused and engaged — and keep would-be drop-outs in school. //
What makes McGill’s research unique? What common characteristics deﬁne our work and bind us together as a community? What ﬁelds will demand our attention or produce the greatest breakthroughs in the next decade? //
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Tom Bureau specializes in detective-style plant genomics: he examines the little-understood elements in between genes called non-coding DNA and also meticulously documents plant growth to find defects caused by the suppression of a single gene.
THREE McGILL UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS ARE THE LATEST RECIPIENTS OF CLOSE TO $11 MILLION IN LEADING EDGE FUND AWARDS from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
In the same way that spring training is intended to whip baseball players into shape for the upcoming season, so can you put your brain through the paces and fend off dementia in old age with a new cognitive training project offered by the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute.
Administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Killam Program’s prizes and fellowships are an illustrious recognition of outstanding academic scholarship. Two McGill professors received Killam awards beginning in 2012: Colin Chapman and Mark Wainberg
Imagine descending to the bottom of a pitch black mine, or crashing through a wintry ocean to an iceberg to take measurements of a particular environment. Not too pleasant for the most hardy of creatures, not even robots.
Civilian honours such as the Order of Canada and the Ordre National du Québec recognize exceptional contributions to society and three McGill professors were recently named to these select ranks.