Astrobiology Lecture Series 2008/ Mini-Beatty public lecture - "Studying Life in the Universe. The Challenges of Cross-Disciplinary Research"
Carl Pilcher, PhD, director, NASA Astrobiology Institute, Ames Research Center, CA. Dr. Pilcher will address the scientific foundations of astrobiology, emphasizing the different disciplines that are engaged in the search for life in the universe. He will explain how the NASA Astrobiology Institute addresses the challenges of bringing the disciplines together and focus on some recent science results and collaborations with McGill and other Canadian scientists on research in the Canadian High Arctic.
This event welcomes undergraduate students in management or business education from universities across the world.
This annual event is designed exclusively for first-year students to develop their skills as future business leaders.
Dr. Olli S. Miettinen, professor, Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill
Understanding the associations of income and cardiovascular risks: Merging descriptions with causal evidence
Dr. David Rehkopf, Postdoctoral Fellow, UCSF, UC Berkeley
The Department, with the collaboration of the Italian Cultural Institute, presents Walter Stephens, Johns Hopkins University, who will deliver the fourth talk this year in its very successful annual Italian Studies Speakers Series.
The long fracture: Cultural and political movements in Italy in the seventies and the new writers of the eighties
The fifth talk this year in the annual Italian Studies Speakers Series, presented by the department with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute, will be given by Prof. Enrico Palandri, Department of Italian, University College London.
The Amsterdam Rhino is known for its fun, laidback atmosphere and features fresh house brews that will be available by the pint (or by the "jug" for the adventurous and those who don't have to work on Friday). A separate seating section has been reserved for McGill alumni and friends. Plus, with a full menu of tasty burgers and other treats, no one will have to socialize on an empty stomach. So, come out and enjoy a night on the town with your fellow McGill grads!
Wu Ming, Italy and the latest wave of historical novels: or How and why the Wu Ming group of writers set out to disrupt Italian (nay, European) literature and popular culture
Roberto Bui, of the Wu Ming Foundation in Bologna, will deliver the final talk this year in the Italian Studies Speakers Series, presented by the Department with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute.