In 1912, when the McGill Board of Governors appointed Carrie Derick as the Professor of Comparative Morphology and Genetics, she became the first woman in Canada to be appointed as a full professor. But most people know little about the life and work of Canada’s first woman geneticist, who was also a botanist, gardener, suffragette, social reformer and founder of McGill’s Genetics Department.
On Feb. 3, Dr. Ivan Oransky will be deliver a lecture on whether academic fraud is on the rise, and the growth of post-publication peer review. The event is open to all.
Schulich School of Music professor Ilya Poletaev has organized a four-concert celebration of the works of famed Romanian composer George Enescu.
In advance of her World Economic Forum lecture, Elena Bennet spoke to the Reporter about complexity in decision making; the wide range of sustainability-related initiatives at McGill and in her own research; and how she stays hopeful in a world that at times seems rather bleak.
In advance of his presentation at the World Economic Forum, Andrew Gonzalez, talks to the Reporter about the ways in which dense urban areas have caused a serious disconnect between ecosystems – a disconnect that can have a negative impact on people’s wellbeing.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Andrew Neil Beckett, a Canadian Armed Forces Major and combat surgeon brings his experience and expertise to the MUHC’s Trauma Centre.
Dr. Janet Rossant, world-renowned expert in developmental biology, discusses the future of stem cell research.