McGill University

McGill University

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845 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 0G4

Environment - Mar 22

How well species can move among habitat -islands- in human transformed landscapes is key to their survival, study finds When natural habitats are cleared to make way for cities, roads and agriculture, this often leaves behind -islands- of fragmented habitat that can place species at risk of extinction.

BPA is banned in some countries but similar chemicals like BPS are still allowed. Steps were taken in Canada to reduce the use of Bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic chemical linked to prostate and breast cancer, commonly found in plastics, the lining of food cans, water bottles, and paper receipts.

Pedagogy - Mar 14

Headlines about severe climate events can make the future seem bleak. A new climate crisis and climate action course at McGill University is helping students find enough hope to be inspired to act.

Health - Mar 8

COVID-19 has taken a relatively limited toll on the mental health of most people around the globe, according to a paper published today in the by a McGill University-led research team involving collaborators from McMaster University, the University of Toronto, and other institutions.

Health - Feb 28

Those living in unstable housing conditions, such as hostels or informal dwellings and those who had not completed post-secondary studies were more likely to contract HIV in South Africa, according to a new study from McGill University.

Life Sciences - Mar 14

Depression is widely reported to be more common in women than in men, with women twice as likely to receive a diagnosis than men.

A large majority of Nunavik Inuit report Inuktitut as their first language. In their work in Puvirnituq, McGill University ophthalmologist Dr. Christian El-Hadad and his colleague Shaan Bhambra , a recent graduate of McGill's medical school, noticed that many patients either read only, or mainly, Inuktitut.

Transport - Feb 28

As we age, access to transportation becomes even more crucial, as it enables us to remain connected to social networks, maintain mental and physical health and reduce social isolation.

Health - Feb 28

Recent events, including the murder of George Floyd and the COVID-19 pandemic, have drawn global attention to the reality of inequities in health care, the justice system, and higher education that disadvantage Black people.

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