Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Using a revolutionary new technique, researchers at The Neuro have trained people to control their own brain functions simply by thinking. The technique is based on magnetoencephalography (MEG), a non-invasive imaging technology that measures magnetic fields generated by nerve cell circuits in the brain and displays that activity on a screen. By observing the display and [...]
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
The Canadian Association of Physicists has recognized Professor Dobbs’ work in developing a new generation of telescopes that can peer into the history of the cosmos. Read More»
On January 20, Dr. Lorne A. Babiuk, a leader in vaccine, immunology, pathogenesis, virology, and molecular virology research, and the 2014 Killam Prize Winner in Health Sciences, delivered the second edition of the Canada Council Killam Prize Lecture Series to a packed crowd at McGill’s Faculty Club.
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Friday, November 15th, 2013
The popular panel discussion about women in research returned last month. This year’s version featured Professor Grace Fong, Principal Suzanne Fortier and Professor Morag Park in conversation about professional challenges, career choices and work-life balance. Read more»
We all know people who have a knack for languages or an uncanny ability to remember a new song but what is it about these folks that makes it easier for them to learn that new language or recognize a song? Robert Zatorre at the Montreal Neurological Institute investigates how exactly these affinities work in the brain.
Thursday, November 7th, 2013
The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal held its inaugural public event on October 18, 19 and 21, with three days of talks to address Montreal as a multicultural city, issues of governance, democracy, citizenship, architecture, design, language and creativity.
Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
Friday, September 27th, 2013
A bold new conference held last week at McGill showcased the growing movement of research creation.
Luda Diatchenko awarded more than $10 million in federal funding under the prestigious Canada Excellence Research Chair program.
Friday, September 20th, 2013
You’re a hard-working scholar and you just landed that big research grant. So, now what? McGill’s Office of Sponsored Research has some answers.
Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
When it comes to on/off switches, maybe all brain receptors aren’t the same: Some may be controlled by good old sodium—and that could change how we treat epilepsy and neuropathic pain.