How can immigrant scientists give back to their homelands?

Point of View

McGill Director of Global Health Dr. Madhukar Pai made the move from India to Canada to pursue his education and career. Here is his advice for practical ways that scientists from developing nations can give back — and enrich — their home countries.

Alumni Association hands out 2017 awards

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It was an evening of accolades and applause for outstanding McGillians – as well as celebrity video cameos by a famous NHL coach and a famous Starship captain – at this year’s edition of the McGill Alumni Association’s (MAA) annual honours and awards banquet.

Going the extra mile to fight TB

Other News

March 24th marks World TB Day. Tuberculosis (TB) is curable and preventable but continues to affect more than 9 million people worldwide, and cause 1.5 million deaths every year according to the World Health Organization (WHO). For the past three years in Montreal, research leaders have been working together under the umbrella of the McGill International TB Centre to better understand, diagnose and treat TB and other mycobacterial diseases.

25 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

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As announced today, twenty-five outstanding McGill researchers are being awarded Canada Research Chairs. McGill research projects that will benefit from the new funds include those investigating the genetics of pain and childhood disability, as well as the ecology of the Arctic and engineered quantum systems.