Prof. Henri Darmon of McGill's Department of Mathematics is the recipient of the 2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize for his exemplary contributions to number theory as well as his service as a mentor to students and colleagues. Read more here. 

Québec Science magazine has selected its 10 Discoveries of the Year for 2016, and McGill researchers figure in six of them. The annual list highlights top scientific research from across Quebec. Read about McGill's six discoveries here

Prof. Charmaine Nelson of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies speaks at her induction into the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars. McGill's new Fellows and Members were inducted at the RSC's Annual General Meeting in November. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand to announce the creation of the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute at the McGill Neurological Institute and Hospital on December 16th. A donation of $20 million by the Larry and Judy Tanenbaum family funded this transformational development. 

On November 22, 2016, Prof. Claudia Mitchell of the Department of Integrated Studies in the Faculty of Education was awarded the Social Science and Humanities Research Council's highest honor, the Gold Medal. Read more about the social impact of Prof. Mitchell's work here.  

Margaret Atwood signed books following her 2016 Beatty Memorial Lecture, held on October 27 at Pollack Hall. Ms. Atwood spoke about the importance of the humanities in an age of environmental collapse. Read more here

Principal Suzanne Fortier joined dignitaries from Montreal and Ottawa in celebrating the announcement of $213 million in research funding for Montreal institutions from the Canada First Excellence Research Fund (CFREF). $84 million will fund McGill's Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives initiative. 

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