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PhD Oral Defense: Urban Phosphorus Sustainability: How Human Diet, Urban Agriculture, and Socioecological Context Influence Phosphorus Management

Wed, 2014-10-08 12:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Geneviève Metson, Department of Natural Resource Sciences

Source Site: /macdonald

DNA signature found in ice storm babies

Prenatal maternal stress exposure to natural disasters predicts epigenetic profile of offspring
Mon, 2014-09-29 13:34

The number of days an expectant mother was deprived of electricity during Quebec’s Ice Storm (1998) predicts the epigenetic profile of her child, a new study finds.

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Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: T. 514-761-6131, ext. 2769

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
Office Phone: 514 398-6754
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Anthony Watts "Dynamics of oligomerization and its functional significance for the neurotensin receptor (NTS1) using molecular-scale biophysics"

Thu, 2014-10-30 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1345, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Anthony Watts
Department of Biochemistry
University of Oxford

Source Site: /pharma
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Creating New Norms of Work and Care

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

An Annie Macdonald Langstaff workshop with Jennifer Nedelsky, Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Toronto.

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My project addresses three serious problems that afflict, in various forms, virtually all modern industrial societies:

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World-renowned green chemist joining McGill

Canada Excellence Research Chair appointment builds on McGill’s strength in green chemistry
Mon, 2014-09-29 10:15

Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at McGill University. Rogers comes to Canada from The University of Alabama, where he was Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry and director of the Center for Green Manufacturing.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514 398-4201
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Source Site: /newsroom

Shortlist: 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Six books to compete for US$75,000 grand prize: Repercussions of war, genocide and slavery themes of this year’s titles
Mon, 2014-09-29 10:10

The six books vying for the 2014 Cundill Prize in historical literature were announced today by Professor Christopher Manfredi, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754

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Contact: Sherry Naylor
Organization: Naylor and Assoc.
Office Phone: 416-368-8253
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Source Site: /newsroom

Warming Temperatures Threaten Fragile Balance in Canadian Arctic

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:47

"As a doctoral candidate at McGill University in Montreal, I have spent three years researching how the planet’s changing climate is affecting the polar desert ecology of the high Arctic. It’s precisely this balance of climate and permafrost, ice and ecosystems that I’ve come here to study."

Sept. 23, 2014 | NY Times

by: Michael Becker

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Source Site: /sustainability

Pow Wow marks colourful end to successful Indigenous Awareness Week

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:43

McGill’s fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week came to a lively, colourful close on Friday, Sept. 19, with dancers dressed in traditional costumes performing an inter-tribal dance during the Pow Wow on the lower campus field in front of dozens of smiling spectators. Even as the sounds of the drums faded and the dust settled on the dance floor, the weeklong event was being touted as a rousing success.

Sept. 24, 2014 | The Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt

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Source Site: /sustainability

Schulich Masterclass: Eugene Izotov, oboe

Wed, 2014-10-08 09:30
Price: Free Admission

Eugene Izotov, Principal Oboe, Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Catherine Thornhill Steele Artist)

Source Site: /music
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