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.  

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. 

Dr. Janet Rossant, winner of the Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research, spoke to students after the Friesen Lecture at McGill on November 9. Dr. Rossant is one of the world's developmental biologists and stem cell researchers. Read more 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

Murray Humphries, Associate Professor in McGill's Department of Natural Resource Sciences, was named the McGill Northern Research Chair at the Institut Nordique du Quebec (INQ). Prof. Humphries work will focus on wildlife biology and traditional food security. 

MP Marc Miller was at McGill on September 15th to announce $13 million in cyberinfrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Over $1 million will fund the CBRAIN program at the McGill Neurological Institute. Read more about CBRAIN and the cyberinfastructure funding here

On October 18, Prof. Isabelle Daunais of the Département de langue et littérature françaises presented the 2016 Killam Talk at the McGill Faculty Club. Prof. Daunais, left, was in conversation with Carole Graveline, Director of Media Relations at McGill. Read more about Prof. Daunais' Killam Prize in the Humanities here

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