In the last decade, 7 million hectares of boreal forest in Eastern Canada have been destroyed by the spruce budworm, leaving devastation and fires in its wake.
As it celebrates its 375th anniversary, how does Montreal see itself? To mark the occasion, several UdeM professors lend their voices to our great city.
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Paul Raymond Robichaud is writing his doctoral thesis on the principle of locality in quantum physics.
For his doctorate, Sylvain Gaudet is studying how to help athletes cut down on injuries during training.
For her doctorate, Valentine Crosset is probing how the terrorist group goes about creating and organizing its online propaganda.
Morgane Bonamy hopes these misunderstood carnivores will someday be reintroduced to their natural habitat in northern Quebec.
For his doctorate, Simon Laperrière explores the phenomenon of “fan theories” about major feature movies.
Julie Saint-Laurent studies post-traumatic stress disorder among workers who’ve returned from abroad.
As part of his PhD, Vincent Denault explores why witnesses lie in court.
The rewarding effects of endurance activity are modulated by leptin, a key hormone in metabolism. Leptin inhibits physical activity through dopamine neurons in the brain.
An artificial intelligence programme to improve Tinder suggestions has been developed by Harm de Vries, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Montreal who was sick of swiping left.
Researchers find that the brain cells most at risk in the disease consume unusually high amounts of energy, gradually exhausting and killing themselves.
Temporary visual deprivation shortly after birth induces permanent auditory responses in the visual area of the brain.
While there are many worthy candidates for this honour, only 20 researchers have been selected.
51 Eridani b is the first exoplanet discovered by the Gemini Planet Imager. It is a million times fainter than its star.
Researchers highlight the important role of inferential confusion and dissociative experiences, which are signs that best predict OCD symptoms.
Globalink Research Intern from Université de Montréal will make detection of fatty liver disease easier for clinicians.
University of Montreal researchers present new technology at SIGGRAPH 2015 Conference.