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Combatting quackery 

Dedicated to promoting science literacy and to pushing back against misinformation, McGill’s Office for Science and Society (OSS) regularly reaches large audiences through a variety of means (podcasts, newspaper columns, YouTube, online courses) to further its mission of “separating sense from nonsense.”

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Derek Drummond smiling from behind a podium On Campus

Remembering Derek Drummond

One of a kind. Genuine and fun. A very special human. A steady and kind presence. A glance at the tributes flooding Derek Drummond’s Facebook page in the wake of his passing on November 17 tells you just how beloved he was in the McGill community and beyond. If you didn’t know him, you wish you […]

Lesley Fellows and Viviane Yargeau On Campus

Trailblazing deans

Two Faculties recently made McGill history with the appointments of their first female deans. Vivianne Yargeau (Engineering) and Lesley Fellows, BSc’90, MDCM’96, MedResident’01 (Medicine and Health Sciences) talk about their careers and the work they hope to do in their new roles.

Deep Saini posing in his office On Campus

President’s Perspective: A serious threat to our special culture

On October 13, the Quebec government announced plans to change the tuition model for students from outside the province studying at Quebec’s universities. The changes, which wouldn’t affect students who are already studying at McGill, are expected to take effect in the fall of 2024.

Pearl Eliadis (right) is the coach for a team of students from the Max Bell School of Public Policy taking part in its Policy Lab (Photo: Christinne Muschi) On Campus

The assignment? Solving a real-world problem

When the students at the Max Bell School of Public Policy take part in its Policy Lab, they know they’ll be tackling a challenge with real-life stakes.

President Deep Saini in front of McCall MacBain Arts building People

A new principal for McGill’s third century

Deep Saini, McGill's new principal, discusses his approach to decision-making, why he came to McGill, and what it’s like to return to Montreal, the city where his children grew up.

Teacher standing and students sitting around a whiteboard On Campus

Educational insights that aren’t just for the classroom

McGill’s new Bachelor of Arts (Education); Major in Education in Global Contexts was created for students who want an in-depth understanding of teaching and learning, but who aren’t interested in becoming school teachers. Instead, they are considering careers in NGOs, international aid agencies, and governments.

Charles Bronfman speaking into a microphone on stage On Campus

A Conversations starter

Charles Bronfman, LLD’90, played an instrumental role in the creation of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. He recently visited McGill to announce a new initiative that will be led by MISC – Conversations, sponsored by Charles Bronfman, a high-profile discussion series that will be launched next year.

Nancy Mayo smiling outdoors On Campus

McGill Innovation Fund takes aim at the “valley of death”

McGill professors like Nancy Mayo who want to commercialize the fruits of their research and take them to the marketplace face daunting obstacles. The McGill Innovation Fund aims to improve the odds for their success.

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