Volume 5, Number 2

Between 2007 and 2010, the number of people around the world without regular access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food increased 20 per cent to over one billion. That’s one person for every seven on this planet.


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To understand climate change, we must understand the Arctic. McGill University’s polar researchers are focused on building a sustainable, healthy future for the people, land and resources of Canada’s North—and the rest of the planet.


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McGill is an international research leader in an area that has broad implications The photon is the fundamental physical particle of light, in the same way the electron is the fundamental particle of electricity. Just as electronics revolutionized our world during the past half-century, photonics – the application of light – is having a similar transformative impact on all aspects of our lives, from communications and health care to entertainment and sustainable energy.


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Since the 1960s, McGill University and India have forged a relationship through countless research ventures, teaching activities and development projects.


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By Valerie Henderson In the world of science, where carving out a specialty is often the key to success, Jack Szostak is a master of the nook and cranny. The soft-spoken Nobel laureate and McGill alumnus built his career on conducting research few others dare attempt, steering clear of popular and better-funded fields. As he [...]