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McGill Conference on Global Food Security: Food Security Beyond 201 5

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:00am - 8:00pm
The 7th McGill Conference on Global Food Security will be held on Tuesday, October 28th and Wednesday, October 29th, 2014. The theme o f this year's Conference is Food Security Beyond 2015. The Conference brings together different players from the agricultural sector, from prod ucers to policy makers, and includes a breadth of subjects critical to fo od security, with speakers and participants from more than 20 developing and developed countries.
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Global Food Security: Public Lecture

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Focusing on strategies and solutions against food insecurity an d hunger, propelled by McGill's longstanding dedication and expertise in agriculture and environment, nutrition, and food security, the Conferen ce provides a unique forum to foster a global paradigm shift; a shift tow ards convergence of understanding and commitment to reduce hunger and maln utrition. The Public Lecture kicks off the 7th McGill Conference on Glo bal Food Security and will feature leading specialists in the field of foo d security.
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Cancer Prevention: Incurable to Incredible

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
This is the fourth lecture of the series presented by The Rosal ind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre: Cancer: A Disease of a
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Gastrointestinal Cancer: Prevention, Risk Factors, and Treatment

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 6:30pm
This is the third lecture of the series presented by The Ro salind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre: Cancer: A Disease ofa Thousand Faces Facilitator: Dr. Peter Siegel 'Gastro-esophageal ca ncer - Light at the end of the scope?' Lorenzo Ferri, MD, PhD, FRCSC , FACS Associate Professor of Surgery & Oncology Director, Division ofThoracic Surgery Director, Upper GI Cancer Program David S.
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McGill's first ever MOOC (massive open online course) is open for r egistration

Fri, 01/24/2014 (All day) - Fri, 04/18/2014 (All day)
The year was 1982. 'Food for Thought', a new and innovative co urse conceived by Drs. David Harpp, Joe Schwarcz & Ariel Fenster. Designe d to provoke some thought, separate fact from fiction and of course, dig est everything there is to know about food. And now, 14,000 students lat er, you too can take this course. FOR FREE. That's right. McGill presentsits very-first MOOC (massive open online course), & the McGill Office fo r Science and Society (OSS) is up at bat. Are you ready for some Food for Thought? Register below
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Lymphoma, Leukemia & other Hematological Cancers - Understanding your Blood

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
This is the second lecture of the series presented by The Rosal ind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre: Cancer: A Disease of a Thousand Faces Facilitator: Nicole Beauchemin, PhD 'The Best LymphomaTherapies in 2013' Nathalie A.
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Communications: Tips for Caregivers

Mon, 11/25/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Council on Palliative Care presents: A FREE WORKSHOP 'Communications: Tips for Caregivers' by Joan Foster, BN, CSSS Hom ecare Nurse and Zelda Freitas, PSW, CSSS Social Worker Light refreshm ents will be available.
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DEFINING THE LEGAL LINE: Youth, Cyber bullying & Wellbeing

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Co-sponsored by: the Institute of Human Development and Well-be ing; McGill's Dean of students; and Define the Line projects at McGill. 9:00 am - Opening session Prof. Claudia Mitchell or designate (Instit ute for Human Development and Well-being). Prof. Shaheen Shariff, Defin e the Line projects Andr
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SOLD OUT! The 2013 Seagram Lecture with Malcolm Gladwell

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Malcolm Gladwell, one of the best-known writers in the world t oday, is coming to McGill for the 2013 Seagram Lecture. On November 14 , join us for a very special talk from the author of bestsellers includin g Blink, Outliers and The Tipping Point. Gladwell - who grew up in Elmira , Ont. and has served as a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996 - w ill discuss his most recent effort, David and Goliath, a work exploring the struggle underdogs face against favourites.
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Food for Thought: McGill Entrepreneurs on Hospitality

Tue, 11/05/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
This event is targeted to recent McGill alumni who have graduat ed since the year 2000 from all faculties, schools, and departments. Alu mni who started their own business or framed their careers around food, beverages and hospitality will be talking about how they went from BAs to brewing, fermenting, critiquing and hosting. If you have considered s hifting your career path and becoming your own boss, starting your own ve nture or if you are just curious about what it takes to start your own bus iness, this event will help answer some of your initial questions.
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