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.

McGill researchers in on 6 of 10 of Québec Science’s top discoveries

News

Québec Science magazine has selected its 10 Discoveries of the Year for 2016, and McGill researchers figure in six of them.

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.

Excelling in the classroom and on the field of play

Athletics

Recently, the McGill Reporter spoke to two of McGill’s most successful student-athletes – Olympian Dori Yeats and Top Eight Academic All-Canadian François Jarry – to find out how they handle the enormous demands placed upon them.

New V-Ps Finance and Research, renewed Dean of Medicine

News

Last night’s Board of Governors closed session saw the approval of three Vice-Principal appointments. Yves Beauchamp, former head of ÉTS, will join McGill as the new V-P (Administration and Finance). Former Dean of Graduate Studies Martha Crago will return to McGill from Dalhousie to take on the portfolio of V-P (Research and Administration). Dr. David Eidelman will begin a second term as V-P (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

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.

Jean Béliveau Award will support top athletes

Athletics

A new financial award in Athletics and Recreation – known as the Jean Béliveau Award – will recognize and support top McGill student-athletes as well as honour the memory of the legendary Montreal Canadiens captain and inspirational community leader.

Exceptional educators awarded Principal’s Prize

News

The McGill Reporter spoke to this year’s recipients of the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching and asked them about their early teaching gigs, their mentors and what conditions they must create in the classroom to get the most from their students.

Two researchers honored with the Prix du Québec

News

Yesterday, the Government of Quebec bestowed its highest citation for accomplishments in cultural and scientific fields, the Prix du Québec, on two McGill researchers. Prof. John A. Hall received the Prix Léon-Gérin for human and social sciences, and Prof. Alan Evans received the Wilder-Penfield prize for biomedical research.