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Cutting Edge lecture @ Redpath Museum: The neuroscience of balance

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The neuroscience of balance - From athletes and astronauts to t he elderly by/par Kathleen Cullen (Professor, Physiology and Directorof McGill's Aerospace Medical Research Unit) Aristotle described five senses: sound, sight, touch, smell and taste that provide us with a con scious awareness of the world around us. But he missed one of our most imp ortant senses, the vestibular (inner ear) system which contributes to a s urprising range of functions from reflexes to the highest levels of percep tion and consciousness.
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Samuel Aberman Leadership Seminar

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration is now closed for any last minute inquiries, cont act Charlotte Niedermann. Mr. Anthony Calvillo, former Canadian Footba ll League quarterback and Grey Cup champion, is the special guest for thi s event. He will speak on leadership skills and development. A reception w ill follow Mr. Calvillo's presentation.
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Cutting Edge Lecture @ Redpath Museum

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Nutrients and the brain (Les éléments nutritifs et le cerveau) by/par L. John Hoffer (Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McGill Univers ity, Principal Investigator, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research a nd Senior Physician, Divisions of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, J ewish General Hospital, Montreal) Do vitamin and mineral nutrition a nd malnutrition affect brain function and mood? Yes, they do! Regrettably , the topic of nutrition and the brain is badly muddled by ignorance, co nfusion, bias and hype.
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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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