Visiting scholar earns Getty/ACLS Postdoc Fellowship

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Gül Kale, a visiting scholar at the Institute of Islamic Studies, is one of 10 recipients of the new Getty/ American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art.

$5M gift endows Chair in Democratic Studies

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A $5-million gift from McGillians G. Garvin Brown IV, BA’91, and his wife Steffanie Diamond Brown, will make a major contribution to research and teaching at McGill’s Max Bell School of Public Policy by establishing an endowed Chair in Democratic Studies.

McGill participates in CRIAQ Collaborative Project

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Quebec Deputy Premier, Dominique Anglade, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, announced on April 23 an investment of $4.3 million to the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec (CRIAQ). McGill researchers, led by Professors David Meger and Gregory Dudek, from the School of Computer Science are participating in one of the collaborative projects being funded partially under the CRIAQ and Stratégie québécoise de l’aérospatiale investments.

McGill medical students and residents work to conquer HPV

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One of three inaugural projects supported by the CHASM, the health-related incubator launched last year by a group of McGill medical students, hopes to contribute to conquering HPV.

HM The Queen joins the celebration of Quebec-Belgian academic relations

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On Friday, March 16, McGill was graced by a royal visit, when Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians was the honoured guest at a special lunch at the Faculty Club. The visit came on the second-to-last day of a week-long Belgian state visit to Canada.

MASH unit encourages collaboration between health care students

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Health care today requires a collaborative effort by a team of professionals from diverse fields to provide the best standard of patient care. Despite this reality, students training in the various health care disciplines have little interaction with their interprofessional colleagues until they commence their careers. A student-led initiative known as the McGill Association of Students in Healthcare (MASH) is looking to change that status quo.

McGill students brave the elements to help the homeless

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McGill students are in the homestretch of this year’s Five Days for the Homeless fundraiser, braving the cold and snow to help Montrealer’s in need.

McGill24 returns March 14

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The annual McGill24 fundraiser is back for a third year. On March 14, 2018, the global McGill community will share stories about the transformative power of giving—and support the initiatives that are nearest to their hearts.

The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership

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Today Health Canada and Brain Canada announced a $10M grant to establish the Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform, a partnership of researchers from 15 universities that will facilitate the dissemination of neuroscience data.

Cannabis 101

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Earlier today, Anja Geitmann, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, announced that McGill will offer two one-day professional workshops on the industrial production and quality control of medical cannabis.