Volume 8, Number 1


Philosophers, statisticians and computer scientists have been wrestling with questions about how to derive meaningful insights from large volumes of information for decades. Three McGill researchers showcase the different applications of Big Data and offer insights on how to make sense of it all… Read more »


Volume 8, Number 1


McGill’s Inquiry Network brings research and scholarship skills to undergraduate coursework and, in so doing, is expanding its ideas across the University and beyond. Read more »


Volume 8, Number 1


A three-year research-creation project at McGill called “Les Gestes” had yielded a futuristic-looking way of thinking about music. Read more »


Volume 8, Number 1


Do citizens today have a real say in policy decisions affecting how and where they live? Two interdisciplinary SSHRC grants awarded to professors at McGill examine citizen engagement: where it comes from, where it went and how to get it back. Read more »


Volume 7, Number 1

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//


Volume 7, Number 1

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.


Volume 7, Number 1

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. //


Volume 7, Number 1

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. //


Volume 6, Number 2


As a vibrant site of traditional artistic practice, you might think the Schulich School of Music is the odd man out in McGill’s research-intensive environment. The school’s composers want to change your tune.

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Volume 6, Number 2

As the Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry celebrates 25 years of studying the good and the bad in food, one of its hallmark innovations — a specialized infrared technology that identifies food-borne pathogens — is getting ready to leave the nest.
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