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Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Tue, 2014-04-15 01:20

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

Source Site: /sustainability

Faculty Development workshop: Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day

Fri, 2014-05-30 09:00 - 16:30

Invited speakers:


Dr. Vania Jimenez, Director of the Family Medicine Unit at  CLSC Côte-des-Neiges and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University


Dr. Jean-Pascal Fournier, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University


Friday, May 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

McGill University

Contact Information

Contact: Administrative Coordinator
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Public Astro Night

Thu, 2014-04-24 20:00
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents the 22nd Public Astro Night, with a panel discussion about "Inflation, the Big Bang and Gravitational Waves" with invited panelists Pr. Robert Brandenberger, Pr. Matt Dobbs, and Pr. Vicky Kaspi. The discussion will strongly encourage questions from the public. It will be followed by night sky observations (weather permitting) and a lab tour. This event is intended for a general audience, and it is free of charge. No reservation is necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be served (please bring your own cup).

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Bachelor's Recital: Katherine Peter, violin

Thu, 2014-04-24 18:00 - 19:30
Price: Free Admission
Source Site: /music
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PhD Oral Defense: Protein-Protein Interactions of Receptors LdPEX5 and LPEX7 with PTS1 and PTS2 Cargo Proteins, and with Glycosomal Docking Protein LdPEX14 for Protein import into Leishmania donovani

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:15
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Rona Strasser, Institute of Parasitology

Source Site: /macdonald
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Temporary changes to Office 2013 at McGill, April 16-21

Wed, 2014-04-16 12:19 - Tue, 2014-04-22 06:00

Due to maintenance of our Microsoft Office Server infrastructure, Office 2013 users at McGill will experience some temporary changes to the look and feel of Office 2013.  These changes will be taking place over the upcoming long weekend, starting Wednesday, April 16, 2014 and ending early on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

During the maintenance period :

  • The Office 2013 theme may revert back to the Microsoft Office 2013 standard look/theme.
  • Your most recently used files list may be incorrect (it
Source Site: /it
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Garret Fitzgerald "Peripheral clocks in cardiometabolic disease"

Fri, 2014-05-09 11:00 - 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1345, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Garret Fitzgerald
Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
University of Pennsylvania

Source Site: /pharma
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Schulich Professional Concert Series: Carte-Blanche - Ensemble Festina Lente

Mon, 2014-05-05 20:00
Price: $15 ($10 students/seniors)

Ensemble Festina Lente

Mark Fewer & Pascale Giguère, violins

                Karine Rousseau, viola

                Blair Lofgren, violoncello

                Ali Kian Yazdanfar, double bass 


String Quintets of George Onslow (1784-1853)


Source Site: /music
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RUIS McGill Pain Day 2014

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:15 - 15:45

Topics include:

  • Pain's relationship with 'broken' sleep
  • La place des opioïdes et approche pratique        
  • Optimizing Pain Relief While Reducing Risk: Finding Your Comfort Zone
  • Subacute Low Back Pain program
  • Knee Osteoarthritis… Are we looking for pain in all the wrong places?
  • Challenges in management of osteoarthritic patients & A-typical fractures in osteoporosis

Moderator: Dr. Richard Germain

Source Site: /ruis

La réforme des soins de fin de vie et le regard du droit comparé

Fri, 2014-05-09 12:45 - 18:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: $50

Colloque annuel de l’Association québécoise de droit comparé (AQDC), lequel se déroulera cette année sous la présidence Mme Raymonde Saint-Germain, Protectrice du citoyen du Québec.

Source Site: /law
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