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Repenser les paradigmes : Quel avenir pour l'approche transsystémique du droit?

Mon, 2017-05-01 08:30 - 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312-316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

In the context of the renewal of McGill University’s Faculty of Law transsystemic program, 17 years after its creation, the Crépeau Centre wants to create a forum to exchange on the past, current state and future challenges of that approach.

Source Site: /law

How Tetris therapy could help patients

Tue, 2017-03-28 15:05

Dr Robert Hess, from McGill University in Canada, who ran the study said: "Using head-mounted video goggles we were able to display the game dichoptically, where one eye was allowed to see only the falling objects, and the other eye was allowed to see only the ground plane objects."

Read more: BBC News

Source Site: /newsroom
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Improving memory with magnets

Discovery expands our understanding of how we remember sound
Tue, 2017-03-28 14:23

The ability to remember sounds, and manipulate them in our minds, is incredibly important to our daily lives — without it we would not be able to understand a sentence, or do simple arithmetic. New research is shedding light on how sound memory works in the brain, and is even demonstrating a means to improve it.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514-398 -3376
Source Site: /newsroom

Robert R. Reid: Designer/ Typographer: a Pan-Canadian 90th Birthday Celebration

Mon, 2017-04-10 (All day) - Thu, 2017-08-31 (All day)
McLennan Library Building : 4th floor, Reading Room, Rare Books and Special Collections, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

The McGill Library is pleased to present an innovative exhibit on the work of Robert Reid, including over 20 book designs and a selection from more than 250 pieces of job printing viewable on a Touch Table.

Source Site: /library
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Jobs and youth: Is the degree still the best start?

Tue, 2017-03-28 12:09

On a recent Breakfast Television youth employment panel, Desautels Assistant Professor Matissa Hollister said that, though it’s not necessarily an employment guarantee, “on average, it’s very clear that the university degree is the smarter, the better way to go.” But even so, the world has changed, and a degree by itself just isn’t enough. First, there’s the perennial chicken-and-egg issue, where it takes a job to get the experience required to get a job.

Source Site: /desautels

I Medici di McGill: Benefit Concert for Quebec Parkinson Network

Sat, 2017-04-01 16:30 - 18:00
Price: $25 (Regular), $10 (Students), $125 Donor ($100 is a donation to QPN, tax receipt provided)

Join us for a Benefit Concert on April 1, 2017 to launch Parkinson's Awareness Month with an afternoon of French music under the direction of Maestro Gilles Auger.

Contact Information

Contact: Dr A.L. Padjen, Director and Founder,
Organization: I Medici di McGill Orchestra
Office Phone: 5143983603
Mobile Phone: 5148065372

Grand Rounds: Medically Induced Death of Persons Suffering from Psychiatric Disorders: Clinical and Policy Implications, Dr. Scott Kim

Fri, 2017-04-21 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar rm P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
Source Site: /psychiatry
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Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars: Transcription Factors as Mediators of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Neurodegeneration in Parkinson's Disease, Dr. Martin Levesque

Mon, 2017-04-10 11:00 - 12:00
Douglas Hospital : Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
Source Site: /psychiatry
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