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Nombrar la violencia: dos estrategias en el Perú

Fri, 2007-11-30 15:00 - 17:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

The Dept of Hispanic Studies is pleased to welcome Professor Victor Vich, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

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Dentistry continuing education: Restorative implants

Fri, 2007-11-30 09:00 - 16:30
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

Morning (9 am-12 pm): Dr. Robert Vogel: clinically based presentation designed for private practice that will provide a systematic approach to diagnosis and treatment of the fully and partially edentulous patient with removable prosthesis; Dr. Jocelyne Feine: results of several clinical trials that her group in Montreal has carried out to compare implant and conventional prostheses. Afternoon (1-4:30 pm): Dr. Donald Somerville on the number and location of implants for full arch fixed prosthesis. Course material will cover: Social impact and demographics of edentulism; Benefits of implant overdentures; Treatment planning the edentulous patient; Clinical techniques, tips and simplification; Advanced topics and patient presentation. Credits granted by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec: 6 CEU. NOTE: course will be held in English.

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Contact: Nikoo Taghavi
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Dentistry Continuing Education: Amalgam-composite update - Facts, fantasies and misinformation

Fri, 2008-01-18 13:00 - 16:30
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

Dr. Dorothy McComb's presentation will provide a practical and knowledgeable update on current materials and techniques that will enable the practitioner to carry out today's dentistry safely and successfully. It covers a range of topics related to optimal operative care of today's patients, with specific information on ensuring success with operative materials and techniques. At the end of the session, participants will learn how to: Choose material based on sound information; Separate fact from fiction in the area of restorative materials, where controversy and misinformation are common and commercial introductions occur rapidly; Ensure appropriate and successful use of contemporary operative materials; Understand the advantages and limitations of current materials and techniques, to allow effective usage for today's diverse patient populations. Credits granted by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec: 3 CEU. NOTE: course will be held in English.

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Contact: Nikoo Taghavi
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Mechanisms of interactions of quantum dots with biological cells

Thu, 2007-11-22 12:00
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

Dr. Jay Nadeau will outline the basic photophysics of fluorescent nanoparticles (quantum dots) and their interactions with biological cells, with particular reference to their use as fluorescent labels, and characteristics that may be prevented or used in the development of novel tools for cellular imaging. Small lunch will be served. All are welcome.

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Contact: Dr. Jake Barralet
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Porous scaffold design for tissue engineering

Thu, 2007-11-29 12:00
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

Dr. Scott Hollister (University of Michigan) will review manufacturing design and mechanical properties and their effects on tissue regeneration achieved using scaffolds that balance temporary mechanical function with mass transport to aid biological delivery and tissue regeneration. Small lunch will be served. All are welcome.

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Contact: Dr. Jake Barralet
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Proposals for concomitantly assessing the methodological quality of all types of studies: Lessons learned from mixed studies reviews

Thu, 2007-12-06 12:00
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

Dr. Pierre Pluye presents lessons learned from a study of health-related mixed studies reviews (MSRs). Small lunch will be served. All are welcome.

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Development and applications of surface texture for enhanced bone formation

Thu, 2007-12-13 12:00
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

Dr. Adam S. Hacking discusses the wide variety of clinical applications of surface texturing. Small lunch will be served. All are welcome.

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"Indigenizing the Social Work curriculum" - Presentation and discussion with Gord Bruyère, MSW

Fri, 2007-11-30 12:00
Wilson Hall : 3506 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

We are delighted to welcome Gord Bruyere, MSW, Departmental Coordinator, Social Work BSW Program at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, B.C., to the School of Social Work. Gord is part of our curriculum working group and will also make a short presentation and lead an informal discussion. Gord has taught in a number of Aboriginal BSW programs in the West of Canada and has published a range of articles and book chapters, mainly on the topic of indigenizing social work curriculum. We look forward to seeing as many colleagues and students as possible at this event.

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McGill in Africa benefit dinner

Wed, 2007-11-28 18:30
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Guest speakers: Stephen Jenkinson, BA, MTS, MSW, RSW, and Colin Chapman, BSc, MA, PhD. Funds raised will contribute to the construction of a health centre for the communities neighbouring Kibale National Park, Uganda. This centre will not only provide vitally needed health services, but it is hoped that it will improve park-people relations, facilitating conservation efforts. Kibale is one of McGill's long-term research sites and is visited by students participating in the Canadian Field Studies in Africa program.

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Young Alumni Beer Tasting - Boston

Thu, 2008-02-28 19:00
Wine Gallery, 375 Boylston St., Brookline : Wine Gallery, 375 Boylston St., Brookline

Join fellow McGill alums for a warm and hearty evening of beer tasting in the private tasting room of the award-winning Wine Gallery in Brookline, selected "Best of Boston" for the past two years. Eight Belgian beers will be served for your tasting pleasure, each paired with a delicious gourmet cheese to complement its distinctive flavor.

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