This fellowships workshop is for students applying to MA and PhD competitions of SSHRC and FQRSC. The workshop will take place in Arts 385 on Wednesday, September 24, from 5:30 until 7 pm.
Students interested in the Winter 2009 Practicum are invited to attend a brown bag lunch meeting to be informed of the practicum and the application process.
The McGill Institute is pleased to present the 2008 Lunch & Learn Lecture Series:"The Left in Canada". Bring your lunch and join us for the inaugural 2008 Lunch and Learn lecture with Professor Ian McKay from Queen's University.
Faculty to forward to Secretariat nominations for honorary degrees
Faculty to forward to Secretariat recommendations for promotion to rank of professor emeritus (awarded at Spring convocation only)
Anyone who's done a bad Elvis impression knows that contorting your mouth makes talking feel wrong - never mind how ridiculous you sound. People who have lost their hearing use the same sense to retain their speech, new research suggests.
In a letter to the editors of the Nature journals, McGill's Linda Cooper writes: "The scientific article in 2008 is on the cusp of change, with one foot in the past and one in the future. Science journals should shed the constraints of the old media and exploit the advantages of the new, to offer readers easy and enjoyable access to the scientific literature."
Neuroscientists may be the rock stars of 21st-century science, but how many of them actually have platinum records to their credit? There's at least one: Daniel Levitin, author of "This Is Your Brain on Music," the 2006 best seller that mixed serious science with discussions of "Ode to Joy" and "Super Freak."
Linheng Li, PhD, Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, and Professor, Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Centre. Chair: Dr. Liu.