Fossils, cow brains, Skittles and owls on the menu for 24 Hours of Science

In the Community

People who are curious about science can participate in four public events at McGill campus starting Friday, May 11, and ending Sunday, May 13. It’s all part of  the province-wide 24 Hours of Science event.

Celebrating researchers who help spread the word


The Principal’s Prizes for Engagement Through Media were awarded on March 15 at the Bravo Awards Gala, McGill’s annual celebration of its prize-winning researchers. This year, the Prizes for Engagement Through Media expanded from two awards, to five, emphasizing the importance of outreach and public engagement through media by the University’s researchers.

Prize-winning initiative teaches public to ‘dig’ archaeology

In the Community

In 2016, archaeologist Jennifer Bracewell was named Project Director of the Maison Nivard-de Saint-Dizier Community Archaeology Project in Verdun, in which people from the community were invited to help out with the archaeological dig. She writes about her experience.

Why Physics Matters?

In the Community

There’s a new kid on the public science lecture series block: Physics Matters. Here’s why.