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Urban indigeneity: A case study from Japan

Fri, 2006-11-17 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Mark K. Watson, postdoctoral fellow, Anthropology, McGill

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Contact: Carolina Pineda
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Media portrayals of polar bears and climate change

Fri, 2006-11-17 12:30
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Gradspectives Seminar Series: Martha Dowsley, PhD candidate. Reports of polar bears drowning, eating each other and interbreeding with grizzly bears as a result of climate change are common in today's news media. This talk will explore the myths and scientific information on the effects of climate change on polar bears.

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Law/MBA information session for law students

Fri, 2006-11-17 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The joint program allows students to pursue both the legal and administrative aspects of business. The session is aimed at students in the first year of the BCL/LLB who are interested in applying to the program. Participants include Lionel Smith (director of the program for the law faculty), Nancy Wells (director, MBA program) and Michael Lubetsky (student currently enrolled in the program).

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Contact: Prof. Lionel Smith
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NASA's Carl Walz - a talk

Wed, 2006-06-28 17:00 - 18:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Astronaut Carl Walz, on the fourth expedition to the International Space Station.

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Contact: Maria D'Amico
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Lunchtime talk: The effects of inheritance on disability benefits

Thu, 2006-11-16 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

If a person receiving government disability benefits receives an inheritance, should he or she be disqualified from government support until the estate has been completely depleted? Why does either answer make us feel uneasy? Francie Gow (Law III) will discuss the divergent approaches of Ontario and Alberta and the distributive justice issues underlying them. Talk starts at 1:15 p.m. to give attendees time to heat up their lunches. Free pitas and hummus provided by Disability and the Law.

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Beyond simple castration: Recent advances in treatment of HRPC

Wed, 2006-11-15 17:00
Jewish General Hospital, 5757 Légaré St., Pavilion E, 7th floor, Oncology Conference Rm, E-711 : Jewish General Hospital, 5757 Légaré St., Pavilion E, 7th floor, Oncology Conference Rm, E-711

Dr. Martin Gleave, Distinguished Professor of Urology, University of British Columbia. Presented by the Depts of Urology and Oncology of the JGH.

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Molecular mechanisms underlying hormone resistant prostate cancer

Thu, 2006-11-16 09:00 - 09:50
Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, 3999 Ch. de la Côte-Ste-Catherine (corner Légaré), Bernard M. Bloomfield Rm : Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, 3999 Ch. de la Côte-Ste-Catherine (corner Légaré), Bernard M. Bloomfield Rm

Special lecture: Dr. Martin Gleave, professor of urology, UBC, and British Columbia Leadership Chair in Prostate Cancer

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Canadian Field Studies in Africa information session

Wed, 2006-11-29 16:00
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

McGill's Canadian Field Studies in Africa/Africa Field Study Semester program offers students the chance to study in East Africa in the winter semester. Find out more about this exciting program for Winter 2008! (Applications for Winter 2007 are closed.)

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Eavesdropping on Mother Nature: In search of alternatives to synthetic pesticides

Mon, 2006-12-04 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

The Royal Society of Canada's Governor General's Lecture: Jeremy McNeil, University of Western Ontario. Learn about chemical ecology – the naturally occurring chemicals that animals and plants use – and how understanding the way insects communicate chemically is leading to safer, non-toxic forms of pest control. The public is welcome.

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Contact: Kirsten Martin
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The afterlife of money

Wed, 2006-11-15 17:30 - 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

AHCS Speaker Series: Richard Taws, Art History, McGill

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