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The Li group uses alkyl carbanions to make greener nucleophilic additions

Thu, 2017-02-23 16:53

Xijie Dai, Haining Wang and C.J. Li have recently demonstrated that carbonyl derivatives could be used in a similar fashion to Grignard reagents using a smart Umpolung strategy and thus replaced organometallic-based reagents for nucleophilic carbonyl addition reactions for alcohol synthesis.

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Contact: Chao-Jun Li
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Source Site: /chemistry

The second issue of the student-led McGill Green Chemistry Journal is out!

Thu, 2017-02-23 16:36

For the second year in a row, students from the Green Chemistry course (CHEM 462) are releasing their journal issue, published online as The McGill Green Chemistry Journal. This volume gathers the reviews written by students who took the course. Students used peer evaluation, similar to the standard in scientific publication as a means to raise the quality of all the papers submitted.

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Contact: Audrey Moores
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Source Site: /chemistry

Medical Education Rounds: The Faculty’s Education Strategic Plan: Let’s ‘C’! Connect, Collaborate, Create

Thu, 2017-05-11 16:00 - 17:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphitheatre (521), 5th Floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Progress on the Faculty’s Education Strategic Plan will be shared, to include the process of stake- holder engagement and the particular priority goals and actions underway.

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Contact: Ms. Sonia Bichler-Branchaud
Organization: Faculty Development Office
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Source Site: /centreformeded

Ami-Quebec Calendar of January-August 2017

Thu, 2017-02-23 14:50

Click on this following link for the various activties, meetings, workshops, and programs offered by Ami-Quebec: http://amiquebec.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Calendar-Jan-to-Aug-2017.pdf

Source Site: /neuro

LEAP Communication workshops in March

Thu, 2017-02-23 14:46

This workshop is for relatives and caregivers to learn how to better communicate with their ill loved one. The workshop's approach can help to reduce your anxiety and improve your relationship with your ill loved one. 

For more information about the workshops as well as the exact dates and how to register, please visit this website: http://amiquebec.org/leap/

Source Site: /neuro

Special program offered for Borderline Personality Disorder caregivers

Thu, 2017-02-23 14:42

Please visit the Ami-Quebec website for further information about this program and on how to register for it. Here is the link: http://amiquebec.org/bpd/

Source Site: /neuro

Yan P. Lin Centre Annual Lecture: Saskia Sassen, "A Massive Loss of Habitat: Three New Migrations"

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:00 - 17:30
McGill University Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC , H3A 1X9
Price: Free, please register at lincentre [at] mcgill.ca

The Yan P. Lin Centre Annual Lecture

will be given by

Saskia Sassen

Source Site: /lin-centre

Child Welfare Journal Club

Mon, 2017-03-27 12:00 - 13:30
Wilson Hall : Center for Research on Children and Families, suite 106, 3506 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7
Price: Free

The Child Welfare Journal Club is a joint McGill / University of Toronto intiative supported by funds from the Royal Bank of Canada.

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Contact: Jaime Wegner-Lohin.
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Source Site: /crcf
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Film screening of Moment to Moment: Teens Growing Up with FASDs

Wed, 2017-03-29 16:00 - 17:30
Wilson Hall : Wendy Patrick room (room 118), 3506 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7
Price: Free

RSVP By March 22nd to pamela [dot] weightman [at] mcgill [dot] ca .

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Contact: Pamela Weightman
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Source Site: /crcf
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CEO of the Year Futures Fund Scholarship

Thu, 2017-02-23 12:15

Congratulations to BCom student Stephanie Ng-Lun, recipient of this year’s Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year Futures Fund Scholarship. Award recipients from across Canada were present in Toronto this week to attend a leadership session and special reception held in their honor, as well as Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year Award Gala Dinner, which recognized Calin Rovinescu, CEO of Air Canada.

Source Site: /desautels