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The Eye of the Beholder

Published: 22Feb2017

How Rorschach’s inkblots turned personality testing into an art. Op-ed by Merve Emre, assistant professor of English at McGill University.  Read more: New Republic

No publication without confirmation

Published: 22Feb2017

Concern over the reliability of published biomedical results grows unabated. Frustration with this 'reproducibility crisis' is felt by everyone pursuing new disease treatments: from clinicians and...

Expert: NASA News Conference on exoplanet (Feb. 22, 2017)

Published: 22Feb2017

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA...

Opinion: Canada shouldn't throw NAFTA partner Mexico under the Trump bus

Published: 21Feb2017

One of the kernels of international trade theory, which I drill into McGill undergraduates every year, is that countries don’t “compete” against one another; firms do. And those firms compete...

The Case of the ‘Missing Link’ Neutron Star

Published: 20Feb2017

“This is the final missing link in the chain that connects pulsars and magnetars,” said Victoria Kaspi, astrophysicist at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It seems like there’s a smooth...

Robots rule at Swiss factories as strong Franc and wages bite

Published: 17Feb2017

“We are going to see a large number of jobs disappearing or changing significantly,” she said. “Obviously, that’s lower skill jobs initially, but with the increased sensory capacity of many of the...

Expert on Israel: What's happening to the Two-state solution?

Published: 16Feb2017

"Palestinians reacted with anger and bafflement on Wednesday after the Trump administration apparently backed away from insisting that having two states — one for Israelis, one for Palestinians —...

Opinion: Montreal, world's best city for students, must do more to recruit them

Published: 16Feb2017

This week, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) named Montreal the best city in the world for university students. It is yet another reason to be proud as we celebrate the 375th anniversary of our incredible...

Nine innovative projects backed by NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants

Published: 16Feb2017

During an announcement at the University of Ottawa today, 94 research projects in universities across the country were awarded funding from the NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants program. Nine...

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