Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

Published: 15Nov2019

Julia Lovell, China expert and translator of Chinese literature has been named the winner of the 2019 Cundill History Prize for Maoism: A Global History, published by The Bodley Head (UK) and Knopf...

Air pollution nanoparticles linked to brain cancer

Published: 13Nov2019

New research from McGill University links air pollution nanoparticles to brain cancer.

Promising discovery could lead to a better, cheaper solar cell

Published: 31Oct2019

McGill University researchers have gained tantalizing new insights into the properties of perovskites, one of the world’s most promising materials in the quest to produce a more efficient, robust...

Abrupt shifts in Arctic climate projected

Published: 29Oct2019

Researchers from McGill University project that as the permafrost continues to degrade, the climate in various regions of the Arctic could potentially change abruptly, in the relatively near future...

Scientists identify key knowledge gaps in sustainability research

Published: 28Oct2019

The loss of biodiversity continues at an alarming rate despite decades of research and international policies setting out clear goals in the area. In an article published this week in Nature...

Mix and Match: Technology and Policy for Canada’s Energy Future


Shifting and complex, Canada’s energy sector occupies a critical role in the economy and politics of the country.Omni Hotel Mont-Royal, Salon Saison A, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC,...

Election 2019 Breakfast Series | Emerging policy themes          


Canada’s federal parties have begun to share their main policy proposals./maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach Public lectures

Greater local earthworm diversity in temperate regions than in the tropics

Published: 24Oct2019

Surprisingly, in any single location, there are typically more earthworms and more earthworm species found in temperate regions than in the tropics, according to a study published this week in...

Mapping international drug use by looking at wastewater

Published: 23Oct2019

Wastewater-based epidemiology is a rapidly developing scientific discipline with the potential for monitoring close to real-time, population-level trends in illicit drug use. By sampling a known...


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