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International commercial arbitration in Brazil: Recent developments

Thu, 2008-06-26 16:00
Peel 3690 : 3690 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Professor Lauro da Gama e Souza, from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Hosted by the the McGill Private Justice Research Team, who is pleased to present the last event of the academic year in the ICL Dispute Resolution Lecture Series.

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Safety alert! Beware of fraudulent replies to classified ads

Tue, 2007-06-19 10:00

Security & Fire Prevention Services wishes to alert the McGill community regarding an individual who has been responding to the McGill classified ads offering to buy items for sale.

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Playing mind games

Wed, 2008-06-25 09:30

McGill psychology professor Mark Baldwin's MindHabits Trainer, is subject of a full-page article on the front of the 'Living' section in the Washington Times. MindHabits is a mental well-being computer game that trains the brain to think - automatically, with no meditation or medication needed - positive thoughts.

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Japanese companies rush to get robots into homes

Mon, 2008-06-23 12:00

Four of Japan's leading technology companies have joined forces with the goal of getting robots into hundreds of thousands of homes around the world so they can help out with everyday activities. "I think many people would like to have a robot that could help them get up if they fall down, assuming no one else is there," Gregory Dudek, a computer science professor at McGill told CTV News.

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Library closed Tuesday, July 1

Wed, 2008-06-25 09:45

The Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 1 for Canada Day. Some branches will also be closed on Monday, June 30. Please consult the Opening hours of the Library for details, or Ask us.

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Let's give the past a future

Sat, 2008-06-21 07:45

The new $75,000 Cundill prize in History may excite historians, Roger Hall says, but let's hope its greatest reward is in promoting Canadian history to the public.

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Invasion of the Chinook

Fri, 2008-06-20 07:45

Chinook, or king salmon, reached South America some 25 years ago as people tried to farm them there, says Cristián Correa of McGill. Now a broad survey of records and stream visits finds chinook reproducing on their own in at least 10 Andean watersheds that empty into the Pacific and three Atlantic watersheds. The study is reported in the June Biological Invasions.

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Charles Taylor wins Kyoto prize

Sat, 2008-06-21 07:45

Charles Taylor, world-renowned McGill philosophy professor has won the Kyoto Prize, one of the world's biggest cash awards. His Kyoto Prize citation extols his construction of a philosophy that "actively pursues the harmonious co-existence of diverse cultures."

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McGill experts to anchor China earthquake conference on June 21

Fri, 2008-06-20 12:00

McGill medical student organizes June 21 gathering on causes and effects of massive seismic event

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Contact: Julian Z. Xue
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Organic Gardening

Wed, 2008-06-25 12:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Covers basic practices of organic gardening such as soil health, pest management and planting Members: N/C Non-Members: $3 to cover expenses. RSVP to annie [dot] beaudry [at] mcgill [dot] ca. Refreshments & Drinks included. Door Prize will be drawn

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