Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Thursday, May 9th, 2013
Two McGill Materials Engineering students develop a start-up company through a business incubator in the new Quartier de l’innovation. Read more »
A new, $5 million gift to McGill’s Faculty of Religious Studies will support research, teaching and scholarship on the subjects of comparative religion and interfaith dialogue.
Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Friday, April 5th, 2013
It doesn’t boast the graphics prowess of, say, Splinter Cell Blacklist, but Tetris, that classic building-block video game that spawned its own world championship tournament, has now been put to use for more altruistic purposes: to help treat “lazy eye” in children and adults.
Michael Becker wraps up his New York Times blog today. We’ve written about Becker before–the PhD candidate in McGill’s Department of Geography is a five-time South Pole vet, who most recently partook in scientific dives into Lake Untersee, a permanently ice-covered lake that’s home to microbes not found anywhere else on Earth–but his blog is such a great read that it’s worth re-plugging.
Thursday, April 4th, 2013
What are you doing to mark World Health Day this Sunday? We’ve got research news that says you should consider at least training your brain and maybe also cutting your meat consumption…
Monday, March 25th, 2013
As the Charbonneau Commission’s inquiry into corruption and collusion in the construction industry in Montreal gears up for a spectacular week of questioning, Headway is stepping back to ask how we got here. Not why corruption exists… but rather why some acts of corruption become public while others remain secret in the first place.
Friday, March 15th, 2013
Reginald Aubrey Fessenden’s legacy as the holder of over 500 patents and the Canadian pioneer of radio communication lives on in the prizes that bear his name. Read more about this elite group of research accomplishments.
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
It wasn’t exactly a space oddity, but it was an unusual day for a class of Montreal high school students when they connected to a NASA field station in Antarctica via live satellite feed in February.
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
Respected professor and chemist Suzanne Fortier will lead McGill as its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor as of September 2013.
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
A new study by researchers at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute shows that women and visible minorities are under-represented among positions of senior leadership in many organizations.