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Two McGill researchers receive $500,000 grants to find innovative uses for carbon

Fri, 2014-04-18 02:54

The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced on April 15, that two McGill researchers are among the 24 winners of $500,000 grants to transform carbon dioxide into useful products.

Published on April 16, 2014 | McGill Publications
Written by: Meaghan Thurston

Source Site: /sustainability


Thu, 2014-07-10 09:00 - Sun, 2014-07-13 21:00

This annual gathering of critical thinkers is an unparalleled opportunity to make like-minded friends, enjoy some of the brightest minds on issues important to skeptics, and leave with tools for spreading a helpful and educational message to those who might be hurt by charlatans and unfounded belief.

For More Info: http://www.amazingmeeting.com

Source Site: /oss
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Michael Petrides receives Human Frontier Science Program grant

Thu, 2014-04-17 16:50

Dr. Michael Petrides is a co-recipient of one of only 24 Program Grants awarded worldwide by the Human Frontier Science Program, an international organization that supports new research in complex biological systems. Dr. Petrides is a researcher at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, as well as Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Psychology at McGill University.

Contact Information

Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro

PhD defence of Ms. Sayeeda Sultana -- Synthesis, Design and Test of Reversible Circuits employing Classical Techniques

Thu, 2014-04-24 09:30
McConnell Engineering Building : Room 603, 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9


Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Connie Greco
Office Phone: (514) 398-7344
Source Site: /ece

3rd Annual McGill Global Surgery Conference, May 17th 2014 at McGill University’s McIntyre Building: Palmer Theatre

Thu, 2014-04-17 13:57

The 3rd Annual McGill Global Surgery Conference is an interdisciplinary conference focused on the field of surgery in global health, which is happening on Saturday, May 17th 2014 at McGill University’s McIntyre building: Palmer Theatre.  


Registration is now open and payable via Paypal.

Source Site: /globalhealth
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McGill Alumni Association Awards

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:28

Eight Desautels students and alumni have been selected to receive the McGill Alumni Association (MAA) Awards. They will be honoured at the MAA's Annual Honours & Awards Dinner.

Award of Merit: Lili de Grandpré, MBA’81

Lili has a long record of service as a volunteer for the MAA and the Faculty of Management, and she most recently served as Vice-Chair of the McGill Board of Governors. In addition to her McGill involvement she has sat on the boards of Centraide, the OSM, Y des Femmes, and the Montreal Circus School.

Source Site: /desautels

McGill's Clement-Heydra among CIS athlete of the year nominees for BLG Award

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:07

CALGARY – Katia Clement-Heydra, a hockey player from McGill University, is among eight finalists announced by Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais for the 22nd annual BLG Awards, which were established in 1993 to recognize the top female and male athletes from universities affiliated with CIS.

Source Site: /desautels

Library update on the Heartbleed bug

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:01

You may have recently heard of a computer security vulnerability called Heartbleed that is affecting computer networks around the world. We wanted to provide you with an update on how this vulnerability affects the Library’s services.

We have reviewed the Library's servers and insured that the version of the OpenSSL running is secure and not vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug.

Source Site: /library
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PhD Oral Defense: Exploring the Role of Cholinergic Receptors in Schistosoma mansoni Motor Function

Thu, 2014-04-24 13:45
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Kevin MacDonald, Institute of Parasitology

Source Site: /macdonald