Our News on Newswise

Newswise: 63978cece9c61_EarthKepler138dENLabels.png

Astronomers find that two exoplanets may be mostly water

Astronomers has found evidence that two exoplanets orbiting a red dwarf star are “water worlds,” planets where water makes up a large fraction of the volume.
13-Dec-2022 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Newswise: 63939d7e98dbd_FluorescentBiofilm.jpg

Life and death of an "altruistic" bacterium

A new study led by Yves Brun shows how some bacteria living in a biofilm sacrifice themselves to ensure the survival of the community.
12-Dec-2022 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Violence on TV: The Effects Can Stretch From Age 3 Into the Teens

A study suggests that exposure to violent screen content in the preschool years is associated with a heightened risk of psychological and academic difficulties in adolescence.
7-Nov-2022 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Newswise: 635fe9302fc33_NatureCommunicationspaper10.1038s41467-022-33491-7002.jpg

DNA 'Nanotransporters' to treat cancer

Canadian chemists specializing in nanotechnology draw inspiration from nature to create molecular transporters that optimize the release of therapeutic drugs.
31-Oct-2022 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How the brain develops: a new way to shed light on cognition

Researchers introduce a new neurocomputational model of the human brain that could bridge the gap in understanding AI and the biological mechanisms underlying mental disorders.
20-Sep-2022 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 63052636565e7_TOI1452bexoplanetBenoitGougeon.jpg

An extrasolar world covered in water?

An international team of astronomers has discovered an exoplanet that could be completely covered in water.
24-Aug-2022 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Post-COVID, What’s the Role of Religion?

International researchers in four countries of the "Global North," including Canada, are looking into how majority and majority faiths are dealing with life after the pandemic.
21-Jun-2022 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: csm_20220503_Sport_App_intervalles_77c6671b37.jpg

Using Math to Improve Your Workout

Interval training is the best way to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness and overall sports performance. It works for everyone, from the elite athlete preparing for the Olympics to the regular weekend athlete to the patient who wants to improve...
20-May-2022 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


See All News

Our Experts on Newswise

Newswise: csm_20211026_cop26_9f095548fe.jpg

COP 26: des experts de l'UdeM prêts à éclairer les débats

1-Nov-2021 6:40 PM EDT

Newswise: csm_20211014_smog_changement_climatique_fc508a0e81.jpg

Ce climat n’existe pas (encore)

«Ça ne suffit pas d’avoir des données, c’est important de créer un lien», confie Victor Schmidt, doctorant à l’Université de Montréal sous la direction de Yoshua Bengio, professeur à l’UdeM et fondateur de Mila. Les effets des...
1-Nov-2021 6:05 PM EDT

Newswise: csm_India_2500_RCP6_JamesMcKay___7acc3e4de1.jpg

The climate emergency: a Q&A with Ariane Burke and Julien Riel-Salvatore

As world climate experts begin to gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), a provocative Canada-U.K. study co-authored by two Université de Montréal anthropologists is generating a lot of buzz around the...
1-Nov-2021 2:20 PM EDT

Not All Canadians Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Paris hammering out the details of the global fight against climate change, a new study out of the University of Montreal and the Trottier Energy Institute shows that Canadian attitudes are somewhat...
30-Nov-2015 7:05 AM EST

University experts available to journalists to clarify #ParisAttacks / #AttentasParis

16-Nov-2015 9:05 PM EST

Newswise: 4396927061_5de4bf2e59_b.jpg

Canadian University #Criminology Prof Supports #Legalization of #Marijuana. #Cdnpoli

9-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

Newswise: cc2a4ae5e5.jpg

#CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie - University Experts Available for Media Comment

16-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Referendum on Scotland #Independence – University Experts Available to Speak From Quebec/Canada Perspective #Indyref #Voteyes #Voteno

16-Sep-2014 9:20 AM EDT

See All Experts

Our YouTube Videos

About

About section not configured. Is this your member page? Login to edit, or contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.

Contacts

Sophie Langlois
Communications Directeur

sophie.langlois@umontreal.ca

514-343-7704

Julie Cordeau-Gazaille
Press Attache

j.cordeau-gazaille@umontreal.ca

514 343-6796

Regis Andy
Administrative Coordinator

andy.regis@umontreal.ca

514 343-6570

Geneviéve Bouchard
Director of International Communications

g.bouchard@umontreal.ca

514 343-6776

Jeff Heinrich
Press Attaché (Canada & International)

jeff.heinrich@umontreal.ca

514-343-7593

Genevieve O'Meara
Senior communication advisor
Science

genevieve.omeara@umontreal.ca

514-343-7704

Anne Quirion
Conseillère en communications

email@email.com

physics world
8 billion and counting: will the Earth survive?

The good news is that global population growth has slowed and won’t in itself cause climate change, says Ude...
25 Jan 2023

physics world
Bacterium decreases effectiveness of immunotherapy

A new study finds that antibodies linked to Helicobacter pylori infections may be associated with lower overal...
25 Jan 2023

physics world
UdeM says goodbye to single-use containers

UdeM’s food purveyors are eliminating single-use food containers – paper as well plastic – starting Feb....
20 Jan 2023

physics world
Seven additional years of accreditation for UdeM's School of Public Health

The U.S.-based Council on Education for Public Health has renewed the accreditation of the ESPUM for the maxim...
20 Jan 2023

physics world
When the screen harms the teen

Adolescents face problems of lowered self-esteem and higher risk of symptoms associated with eating disorders ...
20 Jan 2023

physics world
A trail of dust from Africa to Antarctica

An international research team including UdeM professor James King has shown that dust from southern Africa ma...
19 Jan 2023

physics world
The making of an incel

Caroline Deli’s doctoral research aims to understand the trajectories that lead men to self-identify as ‘i...
19 Jan 2023

physics world
UdeM holds its spot among Canada’s top research universities

In its latest ranking, Research Infosource places the university fourth in the country, about the same positio...
19 Jan 2023

physics world
Better understanding cancer and heart disease

A Canadian-led team of researchers finally identifies the molecular mechanism by which a key protein regulates...
19 Jan 2023

physics world
Can killer robots learn to do the right thing?

And what can we learn from the wisdom of the ages?...
17 Jan 2023

physics world
Technologically assisted communication may impair brain development

According to an international study, the use of videoconferencing platforms such as Zoom and FaceTime has a ne...
17 Jan 2023

physics world
Water babies: is it time to demedicalize childbirth?

A recent study shows most women would give birth in water as long as it's safe for their baby, but despite the...
13 Jan 2023

physics world
Datagotchi: the voting-prediction tool keeps learning new things

Released in September during the Quebec provincial elections, the app analyzes people’s lifestyles to give a...
11 Jan 2023

physics world
Obesity linked to macular degeneration

Canadian researchers find that being overweight can make the cells of people’s immune system destructive to ...
10 Jan 2023

physics world
An UdeM computer-science professor wins a big U.S. prize

As part of a U.S. Department of Energy program and as the sole Canadian-based researcher, Irina Rish gets to s...
21 Dec 2022

physics world
$1M for new students working on AI and the environment

UdeM graduates Hugo Larochelle and Angèle St-Pierre make a big donation that will fund scholarships for one o...
20 Dec 2022

physics world
Found: a protective probiotic for ALS

Scientists at the CRCHUM find that a bacterium called Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus HA-114 prevents neurodegene...
20 Dec 2022

physics world
Hubert Aquin in the media

The first volume in an extensive anthology of Hubert Aquin’s journalism and work in film, radio and TV has j...
19 Dec 2022

physics world
UdeM adopts a policy on academic freedom

After consulting with the university’s general assembly, UdeM’s council approves one of the first policies...
16 Dec 2022

physics world
A "muscular" response to regeneration

Therapies to target neuromuscular disorders affecting million of people worldwide are on the horizon thanks to...
16 Dec 2022

physics world
Université de Montréal astronomers find that two exoplanets may be mostly water

A team led by UdeM astronomers has found evidence that two exoplanets orbiting a red dwarf star are “water w...
15 Dec 2022

physics world
Healthy humans for a healthy planet

The climate crisis is the gravest threat to human health today, and in its training programs UdeM’s Faculty ...
12 Dec 2022

physics world
Life and death of an "altruistic" bacterium

A new study led by Yves Brun shows how some bacteria living in a biofilm sacrifice themselves to ensure the su...
09 Dec 2022

physics world
Supporting the fight against sexual violence in Africa

With a Canadian government grant of over $20 million, Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege enlists UdeM...
09 Dec 2022

physics world
The TUMAINI project is launched

Partnering UdeM and the Panzi Foundation, the women, teens and children’s health-and-rights project kicks of...
09 Dec 2022

physics world
Pop’Balloons, the first serious mixed reality game for autistic children

There are years of basic research in neuroscience behind the development of the first mixed reality game to di...
08 Dec 2022

physics world
Eleven Quebec universities unite for biodiversity

Université de Montréal is one of eleven Quebec universities to make the commitment to protect biodiversity b...
08 Dec 2022

physics world
The three dimensions of a flower

Montreal biologists publish a study demonstrating that photogrammetry allows rapid and precise three-dimension...
07 Dec 2022

physics world
Anton Boudreau Ninkov: revealing the information that lies hidden

Anton Boudreau Ninkov, a specialist in information visualization, has joined the School of Library and Informa...
06 Dec 2022

physics world
A virtual pharmacy simulator for students

UdeM is the first university in Canada (and in the French-speaking world) to introduce an online simulation th...
06 Dec 2022

physics world
Quebec literature: transforming darkness into a thing of beauty

Alex Noël, a specialist on the modern Quebec novel and queer memory, comes to UdeM to teach Quebec literature...
01 Dec 2022

physics world
Incurable neurodegenerative myelin diseases: a hopeful advance

A study shows that Riluzole could be effective in the treatment of certain leukodystrophies, neurodegenerative...
01 Dec 2022

physics world
Revisiting the colonial narrative around Kateri Tekakwitha

Drawing on insights from intercultural and decolonial theology, Jean-François Roussel deconstructs the story ...
30 Nov 2022

physics world
Help for virtuous pedophiles

In his doctoral research in criminology, Étienne Garant is looking at the adaptation mechanisms used by peopl...
30 Nov 2022

physics world
Using artificial intelligence to accelerate energy transition in large buildings

Technology perfected by BrainBox AI uses artificial intelligence to help large buildings reduce their CO2 emis...
29 Nov 2022

physics world
Promoting the well-being of immigrant children

Psycho-education professor Sarah Dufour and her team get a $1.2-million federal grant to evaluate the Espace P...
28 Nov 2022

physics world
Acokanikew: building bridges to keep Atikamekw kids in school

Representatives of UdeM’s Cap Campus visited Nikanik high school in Wemotaci to build bridges and encourage ...
24 Nov 2022

physics world
Developing AI-based therapies to fix the nervous system

Researcher and UdeM professor Guillaume Lajoie is working on projects that use AI to optimize direct interacti...
23 Nov 2022

physics world
An exoplanet atmosphere as never seen before

The James Webb Space Telescope reveals another first: a full menu of atoms, molecules, and even signs of activ...
22 Nov 2022

physics world
$26 million to propel space research at McGill and UdeM to the outer limits

Landmark gifts from the Trottier Family Foundation ensure Montreal’s place as a leading hub of space researc...
21 Nov 2022

physics world
Three astrophysicists promoting science through iREx

Astrophysicists Marie-Eve Naud, Frédérique Baron and Nathalie Ouellette are at the heart of outreach efforts...
21 Nov 2022

physics world
iREx making major contribution to astronomy

A look back at some of the important discoveries made by members of UdeM’s Institute for Research on Exoplan...
21 Nov 2022

physics world
Where are they now after their time at iREx?

Portrait of two scientists who worked at the Institute for Research on Exoplanets...
21 Nov 2022

physics world
Can a work of art reveal the presence of a neurodegenerative disease?

An international research team is looking for systematic evidence of linkages between changes in art-making an...
17 Nov 2022

physics world
How do you become one of the world’s most influential scientists?

Professor Yoshua Bengio has just been named the third most cited researcher in the world, according to a ranki...
16 Nov 2022

physics world
Can AI make cities more sustainable?

UdeM faculty members helped write a white paper on how AI systems could support the development of socially an...
16 Nov 2022

physics world
How Islam and Buddhism can help prisoners

Why are inmates in the Quebec prison system turning to two of the world's major religions? ...
14 Nov 2022

physics world
Who are the sexual abusers?

Psychologist Jean Proulx, a professor from School of Criminology, has been working for more than 30 years to d...
14 Nov 2022

physics world
Towards a 'robust, reasoning and responsible' AI

IVADO CEO Luc Vinet lays out his vision for the future of the artificial-intelligence institute, as it awaits ...
11 Nov 2022

physics world
Suffering in silence: the cost and impact of domestic violence

UdeM professor Carolina Bottari is working to raise awareness about the impact of traumatic brain injury on wo...
10 Nov 2022

physics world
A better understanding of how HIV-1 evades the immune system

The expression of the viral protein Vpu is essential in allowing infected cells to evade the elimination mecha...
08 Nov 2022

physics world
Violence on TV: the effects can stretch from age 3 into the teens

An UdeM study suggests that exposure to violent screen content in the preschool years is associated with a hei...
08 Nov 2022

physics world
Where does the public stand on geopolitical issues?

Public opinion on geopolitical issues was polled in 14 countries on both sides of the Atlantic, including Cana...
02 Nov 2022

physics world
DNA 'nanotransporters' to treat cancer

Canadian chemists specializing in nanotechnology draw inspiration from nature to create molecular transporters...
02 Nov 2022

physics world
Patrick Garon-Sayegh: the expert on expert opinions

Professor Patrick Garon-Sayegh of the Faculty of Law, an expert on rules of evidence, explores the limits of t...
01 Nov 2022

physics world
A new research chair for dementia-causing diseases in children

Thanks to a large donation and the work of UdeM biochemist Alexey Pshezhetsky, the Elisa Linton Research Chair...
31 Oct 2022

physics world
A front-row seat to a high-level talk on foreign affairs

Some 15 students of UdeM’s CERIUM were able to attend an exchange today in Montreal between Canada’s Méla...
28 Oct 2022

physics world
The impact of war on those who experience it and the next generation

On November 2, the Faculty of Arts and Science is hosting a discussion of the traumatic effects of war on peop...
27 Oct 2022

physics world
Nationalism is not the enemy of immigration, says Catherine Xhardez

Catherine Xhardez, a new professor in the Department of Political Science, is an expert on immigration policy ...
25 Oct 2022

physics world
Community partnerships: UdeM is open to the community and part of the community

Vice-Rector Valérie Amiraux discusses the University's commitment to community partnerships and invites organ...
24 Oct 2022

Twitter

close
3.57682