Nine McGill experts named new Canada Research Chairs


Nine McGill scholars, whose expertise ranges from cosmological string theory to reducing the health burden of poverty, became Canada Research Chairs today. Another four McGill chair holders had their terms renewed. The total investment for McGill tops $9 million. Nationally, more than $158 million was granted for research and development.

Youth violence impedes socio-economic development


Youth violence undermines social and economic development, especially in the poorest corners of the world, according to research from McGill. However, increased government spending on education may be the key to facilitate policy efforts to protect youth.