Using Artificial Intelligence to combat sexism in the literary world

Other News

Do women only write about family? Do men only write about war? Just Review is a new advocacy project that uses Artificial Intelligence to uncover and combat sexism in the literary world.

McGill project wins digging into Data Challenge

Extra! Extra!

Professor Morgan Sonderegger of the Department of Linguistics, is part of an international team that has recently been awarded $897,000 in funding through the Trans-Atlantic Platform Digging into Data Challenge, to develop and apply user-friendly software for large-scale speech analysis, investigating how English speech has changed over time and space, and across dialects.

McGill duo shortlisted for annual Donner Prize

Extra! Extra!

Two McGill professors have had their books shortlisted for the annual Donner Prize, which rewards excellence and innovation in public-policy writing by Canadians. Established by the Donner Canadian Foundation, the $50,000 prize is the largest and most prestigious prize of its kind.

Feds pledge $50K for student-designed net-zero energy housing

Other News

Minister of Environment Catherine McKenna visited the downtown campus in support of TeamMTL, the only Canadian team competing in the 2018 Solar Decathalon. The event challenges collegiate teams from around the world to design, build and operate a high-performance, sustainable home. The competition will be held in Dezhou, China.

Beethoven course and concert series explores the man, music and myth

Other News

McGill’s School of Continuing Studies’ PRIZMA program is offering a unique six-lecture, six-concert program exploring the genius of Beethoven, beginning on April 18 (in English) and April 19 (in French).

Nearly $3.8M for Mac’s Farm Management and Technology program

Extra! Extra!

On March 31, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard; and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier, announced on behalf of the Government of Quebec $3,772,000 in funding for the Farm Management and Technology Program.

$5 Million for agri-food innovation

Headline News

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard; and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Native Affairs, announced on behalf of the Government of Quebec $5 million for the Consortium de recherche précompétitive en transformation alimentaire at the Macdonald campus on Thursday, March 31. The funds will be awarded in five annual instalments of $1 million.

The instrumental role of musical therapy

Extra! Extra!

Music has proven to be a powerful medium throughout the history of humankind. The sounds of the guitar, drums, and piano paired with striking vocals have spearheaded revolutions. They’ve brought people together in the streets, in dimly lit concert venues, and even in the family living room. Music heals, soothes, and comforts. It’s this powerful expression through music that Lachine Hospital long-term care patient Hans Stutz knows very well.

Carbon neutrality: Join the campus-wide conversation

Other News

After six months of consultations, a possible target has emerged for the Vision 2020 Climate & Sustainability Action Plan: To make McGill a carbon-neutral university. To learn more about Vision 2020 and share your thoughts on carbon neutrality, join in one of three upcoming Community Conversations on Carbon Neutrality.

McGill24 is back!

Headline News

Today, the global McGill community is coming together for McGill24, the University’s day of giving. Join in and give to the area of McGill that matters most to you. Gifts on this day go further than ever.