Who hasn’t lived through the frustrating experience of being without a phone after forgetting to recharge it? This could one day be a thing of the past thanks to technology being developed by Hydro-Québec and McGill University.
If hearing the word marijuana (or weed, blunt, joint, ganja, hooch, Mary Jane or any of the other slang terms for cannabis) calls to mind Cheech and Chong movies or the stoner stereotype, then stop right there.
About 3.8 million working-age Canadians (aged 15 to 64) self-identified as disabled in 2012. That’s almost 14 per cent of us, or one in ten. Some disability activists say those of us who are not disabled are just “temporarily abled,” meaning that many of us are going to need assistance as we grow ol...
#McGill's flag is lowered today, April 20, in honour and memory of Dr Mark Wainberg, AIDS research at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research at the Jewish General Hospital, Director of the McGill University AIDS Centre, and Professor of Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology. McGill Faculty of Medicine [ Mcgill.ca Link ]
Third year student Zhong Ji Cai designs a capsule hotel for cyclists. Inspired by bicycle mechanisms, the building has rotating storage towers that display bikes. Built for the Griffintown area of Montreal, along Peel Basin, it draws inspiration from the materiality and grittiness of its industrial past. The facade is composed of concrete and copper, changing appearance as they age, slowly... View details ⇨
In Québec, 30% of undergraduate computer science students are women; this number drops to 15% at the doctoral level. The situation is similar in engineering, where women represent just 20% of students. Joelle Pineau, an artificial intelligence researcher and professor in McGill University’s School o...
Imagine one day fuelling your car with iron powder, rather than gasoline. That's the goal of some Canadian scientists who hope that metal will one day provide a cleaner, greener alternative for our cars and other vehicles.