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. //
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.