How will climate change impact Quebec’s protected areas?


A team of researchers believe that Quebec’s protected areas are poised to become biodiversity refuges of continental importance because of climate change.

Living with MS – A patient’s story


Diagnosed with MS almost two decades ago, Marc Vaillancourt refused to change his lifestyle

Dispatches from the Africa Mercy #5: Crossing the Bridge

Notes from the field

In his final dispatch aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship, Dr. Sherif Emil reflects upon the lessons to be learned in serving others.

McGill alum to compose new opera for OSM’s season opening

Four Burning Questions

To open the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal’s 85th season, composer Matthew Ricketts (BMus ’09) has been commissioned to write a new chamber opera. To celebrate this exciting opportunity, we asked Ricketts a few questions in a recent email exchange.

Board approves FY2019 budget in anticipation of new Quebec funding policy


McGill’s Board of Governors approved the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 at its meeting on Thursday, April 26, following a presentation by Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Christopher Manfredi.

Dispatches from the Africa Mercy #4: Irene of Montreal

Notes from the field

In his fourth dispatch aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship (currently in Douala, Cameroon), Dr. Sherif Emil writes about Irene Blotsky who volunteers in the ship’s kitchen because, even though she retired after 35 years as a nurse, still wants to help people.

Canadian Association of Radiologists honours Lawrence Stein


The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) recently presented the 2018 CAR Gold Medal Award to Dr. Lawrence Stein, Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology for his long and successful career in academia and teaching, and for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of radiology as a specialty. 

McGill named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers


McGill has been chosen as one of Canada’s greenest employers in an editorial competition that recognizes employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness.

In conversation with neuroscientist Dr. Nguyen-Vi Mohamed

Four Burning Questions

As part of the new Neuro XXceptional video series featuring women researchers, neuroscientist Nguyen-Vi Mohamed talks about her work with mini brains, miniature balls of human brain cells smaller than a pea.

Bball’s Kiss-Rusk and Ogundokun named athletes of the year


Basketball players Alex Kiss-Rusk of Beaconsfield, Que., and  Dele Ogundokun of Hamilton, Ont., were named female and male athletes of the year, respectively, at the 41st annual McGill varsity sports awards gala.