society and culture

McGill duo honoured by the Royal Society of Canada

Published: 19Sep2017

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced today that Professor Michel Tremblay (Department of Biochemistry and the Director of the McGill Cancer Institute) has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal...

Playing with your brain

Published: 8Aug2017

Human-computer interactions, such as playing video games, can have a negative impact on the brain, says a new Canadian study published in Molecular Psychiatry. For over 10 years, scientists have...

“Rebalancing society” module launched

Published: 19Jul2017

On the occasion of the High Level Political Forum held on 18 and 19 July at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, PRME in collaboration with McGill University and KEDGE Business School are...

Crafting better beer

Published: 6Jul2017

Canada’s extensive malting and brewing industry could get a further boost from new insight into the science of malting.

Teaching practices could play an important role in preventing bullying

Published: 23May2017

Classrooms that encourage competition between students may inadvertently be creating settings where bullying is more likely to take place. That’s one of the conclusions that can be drawn from work...

McGill and Schulich School of Music award honorary doctorate to Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Published: 13Apr2017

McGill University is proud to present the degree of doctor honoris causa to a great name on the Quebec cultural scene, Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

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