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.
For her doctorate in political science, Alexandra Manoliu explores the impact of political TV series on cynicism in the electorate.
The Journal of Immunology has ranked the most recent research of Professor Delisle among the top 10% of its best scientific articles.
Sociologist Sandrine Malarde has devoted her master’s studies to the phenomenon of Hasidic Jews leaving their community. She has just published a new French-language book, La vie secrète des hassidim.
Low social status alone can alter immune regulation, even in the absence of variation in access to resources, health care, and at-risk behaviours for health.
A group of international researchers has set up a website where soccer fans can vote for their favourite player. The goal: to learn more about how various voting processes work around the world.
Only a minority of medical studies take sex and gender into account when analyzing and reporting research results. Dr. Cara Tannenbaum demands more rigor from scientists.
A favourite mode of urban transit in Vietnam's capital, independently owned "moto-taxis" are now getting a run for their money from Uber and other foreign companies.
A new study suggests that children exposed to secondhand smoke at home are more likely to be antiscocial, aggressive, have trouble at school and, in some cases, will eventually drop out.
The majority of international and national rankings published in 2016 confirm that the Université de Montréal remains a key player in research worldwide.
This major event will bring together some 600 decision-makers from international governmental, university, college and business organizations.