In defence of psychiatry

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 3:25 pm

In his new best-selling book How Can I Help?, David Goldbloom, MDCM’81, DipPsych’85, offers an inside look at the world of psychiatry and tries to puncture a few myths along the way.

Looking for love on a laptop

Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 3:48 pm

You would think that anonymity would benefit women using online dating services, but according to research by McGill’s Jui Ramaprasad, it might actually put them at a disadvantage.

Taking the “creepy” out of online shopping

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 2:59 pm

VarageSale’s Tami Zuckerman, BEd’02, credits much of the popularity of her virtual garage sale app to the way it helps nurture a sense of community.

A champion for First Nations children

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 4:15 pm

When Cindy Blackstock, MMgmt’03, took on the federal government, the government didn’t always fight fair. She prevailed and her victory could be a game-changer for aboriginal children.

A computer’s perspective on how literature works

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 3:37 pm

Can a computer’s quantitative analysis shed light on some of the inner workings of literature? That’s the mission for McGill professor Andrew Piper and .txtLAB.

Big thinking for small spaces

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 1:41 pm

With his award-winning micro-apartments, Eric Bunge, BSc(Arch)’89, BArch’91, might radically change the way that people live in New York.

Speaking volumes without a word

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 8:13 pm

Want to convey how you’re feeling? It’s quicker to do it with a roar or a grunt than with words. McGill professor Mark Pell explains the findings of a recent research study.

Parliament from a woman’s perspective

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:58 pm

McGill’s Women In House program offers female students a unique opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes glimpse at life on Parliament Hill.

A business conference like no other

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Wayne Gretzky will be one of the big names at APEX 2016, a unique business conference that McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management has helped put together.

The man who stuck around

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 5:10 pm

A lot of people have been congratulating me lately, patting me on the back, shaking my hand. It’s weirding me out. I don’t think I’ve done anything all that exceptional. All I’ve done is stay put—and, apparently, if you do that for 25 years, it’s sort of a big deal. You get your photo taken [...]