Visiting lecturer: Dr. Christopher J. Ries, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Geological Museum. Between 1912 and 1916, the Danish artist and graphic designer Gerhard Heilmann published a series of articles in the journal of the Danish Ornithological Society. From the outset, his work aroused international interest, and in 1926 it was published in English under the title "The origin of birds," setting the international agenda for research in bird evolution for the next 40 years.
The Scarlet Key Society welcomes L. Yves Fortier, CC, OQ, QC, BCL'58, LLD'05. Don't miss the chance to hear a fascinating lecture by this renowned arbitrator, scholar and leader! Join us as he shares insights and experiences from his career on the world stage, including his time as Canada's ambassador to the United Nations. He will be introduced by Joshua Vorstenbosch, President, Scarlet Key Society. The Q&A will be moderated by Dan King, External Events Coordinator of the Society.
Advance orders for Middle East Studies sweatshirts can be placed with the Middle East Studies Association in the Morrice Hall lobby between 9:15 and 3:30 on Wednesday, March 19, and Thursday, March 20. The sweatshirts feature an original design by McGill's Marc Benigno, which reads Middle East Studies in Arabic and English and creates the shape of a bird. Cost: $30 (cash only). Sizes: S, M, L, XL.
A launch party/wine and cheese for the McGill Journal of Middle East Studies. All welcome!
Biotechnological approach for the development of functional ingredients and nutraceuticals: Trends and challenges
Dr. Salwa Karboune. Dr. Karboune is a candidate for the tenure-track position in Bio-ingredients/Nutraceuticals (McGill Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry).
Beat the winter blues with beautiful flowers, available at the annual Easter Plant Sale, coordinated by students in the Farm Management and Technology Program.
Katia Charland, postdoctoral fellow, Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston; research assistant, Surveillance Lab, McGill Clinical and Health Informatics, McGill University
Dr. Bruce Link, professor, Dept of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Public lecture by Prof. Hans Larsson, Redpath Museum, Canada Research Chair in Vertebrate Palaeontology. Jointly presented by the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science as part of the new "Books and Beakers" series. Reception to follow.
Is birth weight associated with cognitive ability in childhood? – Comparing the results among non-siblings and among siblings
Dr. Seungmi Yang, postdoctoral fellow, Dept of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill