RSC elects seven McGill scholars to The College

Kudos

On Sept. 12, the Royal Society of Canada announced 70 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, including seven McGill scholars. With seven members, McGill has more new inductees this year than any other university in the country.

Vicky Kaspi wins top Canadian science prize

Kudos

NSERC has named Vicky Kaspi as this year’s recipient of the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, NSERC’s highest honour. Researchers Elena Bennett and Yasser Gidi were also honoured by NSERC.

“Teaching What’s Important”: register now for symposium

In Focus

Have you ever wanted to try something different in your classroom, but weren’t sure how to go about it—or whether your out-of-the-box idea would even fly at McGill? On December 11, Teaching and Learning Services is hosting a symposium about education strategies. Hear other instructors’ success stories and experiment with your own approach to teaching.

Plan vert

Research

En cartographiant la perte de biodiversité dans la région de la Montérégie, des chercheurs de l’Université McGill aident les planificateurs municipaux à éviter de perturber davantage les écosystèmes de la ceinture verte de Montréal.

Green plan

Research

By mapping biodiversity loss in rural regions near Montreal, McGill researchers are helping municipal land management planners prevent further disruptions to the ecosystems of Montreal’s green belt.