Sunday, June 29th, 2014
Track-and-field star Olga Kotelko has died, at the age of 95. Headway had the honour of featuring her on the cover of the magazine in 2011.
Thursday, June 12th, 2014
The Festival Eureka! offers Montrealers a chance to meet researchers, professionals and future scientists. Two McGillians take part. Read more»
Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Hope for youth impacted by HIV in Tanzania; the burgeoning “urban water crisis”; a legend in the neuroscience world and active researcher wins international prize at the age of 95; a primer for using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities.
Thursday, May 29th, 2014
This award not only provides a welcome reminder that these efforts do not simply pass unnoticed, but perhaps more importantly it brings the research itself into the spotlight.Read more»
Thursday, May 8th, 2014
Friday, April 25th, 2014
The weekly round-up of the biggest and best research related stories from McGill.Read more»
Just how small is “nano?” To get a feel for it, consider that a strand of human hair is approximately 80,000 – 100,000 nanometers wide (a nanometer is 1/1,000,000,000 of a metre). How small is Headway’s magazine cover after a turn with the newly-arrived, one-of-a-kind microscopic 3D printer recently delivered to McGill? About a tenth of a nanometer! [...]
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
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»