Davos 2017: Elena Bennett on hope and sustainability

Four Burning Questions

In advance of her World Economic Forum lecture, Elena Bennet spoke to the Reporter about complexity in decision making; the wide range of sustainability-related initiatives at McGill and in her own research; and how she stays hopeful in a world that at times seems rather bleak.

Davos 2017: Andrew Gonzalez on building more sustainable cities

Entre Nous

In advance of his presentation at the World Economic Forum, Andrew Gonzalez, talks to the Reporter about the ways in which dense urban areas have caused a serious disconnect between ecosystems – a disconnect that can have a negative impact on people’s wellbeing.

Davos 2017: Graham MacDonald on global food systems

Four Burning Questions

In advance of his presentation at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, the Reporter spoke to Graham MacDonald from the Department of Geography about the state of global food systems.

Leading medical device entrepreneur joins Dept. of Surgery

Profile

Prominent McGill alumnus Steve Arless, returned to his alma mater this fall as Professor of Practice in the Faculty of Medicine as part of the new, cutting-edge, Surgical Innovation Program.

The neuroscience of HIV

Entre Nous

On World AIDS Day, Dr. Lesley Fellows discusses Positive Brain Health Now, a major study to better understand the effects of HIV infection on brain health.

Lessons from the battlefield

Profile

Dr. Andrew Neil Beckett, a Canadian Armed Forces Major and combat surgeon brings his experience and expertise to the MUHC’s Trauma Centre.

From embryos to stem cells to personalized medicine

Entre Nous

Dr. Janet Rossant, world-renowned expert in developmental biology, discusses the future of stem cell research.

Graham Abbey on the Bard and Brussels sprouts

Four Burning Questions

Prior to delivering the annual Shakespeare Lecture on Nov. 15, Canadian actor Graham Abbey talked to the Reporter about the power of Shakespeare and the importance of finding a healthy work-life balance.

In conversation with Margaret Atwood

Entre Nous

In anticipation of her sold-out Beatty Memorial Lecture on Oct. 27, legendary novelist Margaret Atwood spoke with the McGill Reporter about the bird population crisis, cats and her new comic book series.

Trudeaumania: The rise to power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau

Four Burning Questions

In advance of his Oct. 28 discussion of Pierre Trudeau, author Robert Wright spoke to the McGill Reporter about the Trudeau “the visionary” and compares his rise power to Justin Trudeau’s victory in the 2015 federal election.