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Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River sediments

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:05
Previously undocumented in North American rivers, concentrations of microplastic particles in the St. Lawrence are as high as has been observed in the world's most contaminated marine sediments.

Sept. 18, 2014 | Phys.org

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Protests aim to bring attention to need to act on climate change

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:01

Dr. Catherine Potvin is a climate scientist in McGill University’s Department of Biology, at the school in Montreal, Thursday, September 18, 2014. On September 21 she will speak at Montreal’s version of the People’s Climate March, a global event billed to be the biggest climate protest in history.

Sept. 7, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Michelle Lalonde

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The time to face up to climate change is now

Mon, 2014-09-22 23:14

Gone are the days when thousands of McGill students had to subsist on doughnuts and sad steam trays. Over the last five years, the university has transformed its food services, and tapped into the wealth of produce grown at its Macdonald Campus

Sept. 7, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Catherine Potvin 

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Combined fMRI & High-Density EEG [Dr. Jean Gotman]

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:00 - 14:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4


The Feindel Brain Imaging Lecture Series @ The BIC

Combined fMRI & High-Density EEG

Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Undergraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Science

Thu, 2014-10-02 (All day)
Arts Building : Lobby, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Science students present their research projects. Come check out their posters and talk with the scientists of tomorrow!

Keynote speaker: Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft), “Robots, Assassins and the Hollodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

Everyone is welcome, though seats for the talk are limited.

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Jade Raymond: “Robots, Assassins and the Hollodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome distinguished alumna Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft) to deliver the keynote address at the tenth annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Her talk is entitled:

“Robots, Assassins and the Hollodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

This talk is open to the public, although seats are limited. Come one, come all!

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Knowledge Base Service update Saturday, Sept 27

Sat, 2014-09-27 07:00 - 09:00

Please note that the Knowlege Base Service at McGill will be undergoing a minor software update on Saturday, September 27, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am.  During this period the  IT Knowledge Base (http://kb.mcgill.ca/it), Financial Services Knowledge Base (http://kb.mcgill.ca/fskb), and Library Knowledge Base (for administrative users) will be unavailable.

We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

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C. Heike Schotten Talk

Mon, 2014-11-03 15:00
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Resisting Norms or Overthrowing Oppression? The Radical Futurelessness of Queer Politics

C. Heike Schotten
Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts, Boston

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HTMlles 11: Zer0 FUTURE

Fri, 2014-11-07 (All day)

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) is pleased to present “ZER0 FUTURE.” The conference contemplates the intersecting, hopeful, and dystopian imaginaries of current futurisms, with a particular focus on its queer and feminist trajectories. Blending academic and artistic practice, the day's events will include three panel discussions highlighting McGill graduate students and other researchers on the topics of decolonizing the future, technology and futurism, and futures of the mediated body.

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Welcome Reception

Thu, 2014-10-02 03:00
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

You are cordially invited to the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) for our annual Welcome Reception to celebrate the new academic year. This is an informal opportunity to reacquaint yourselves with our staff, students and fellow colleagues around the university, and to meet new hires, students and staff members. The reception is also a chance to greet our new visiting professors and postdoctoral students. We hope you will join us to socialize over a glass of wine and other refreshments. Everyone is welcome.

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