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7th Annual Brace Research Day - Macdonald Campus

Thu, 2008-02-14 09:30
Macdonald-Stewart Building : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Topics range from coastal erosion to reservoir dams and CO2, to irrigation and constructed wetlands, with a keynote talk by Prof. A.P.S. Selvadurai of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, the schedule of presentation times and abstracts, please email Caroline Begg or follow the link to our website.

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E.W. Crampton Award and Lecture: Lipids that enhance infant development

Thu, 2008-02-14 10:00
Raymond Building : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Dr. Tom Clandinin, University of Alberta, is the 2008 recipient of the E.W. Crampton Award, given in recognition of distinguished service in fields dealing with nutrition and food. Dr. Clandinin will accept the award and deliver the Crampton Award Lecture. Everyone is welcome.

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Contact: Leroy Phillip
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International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Instrument of change?

Wed, 2008-02-13 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Panel discussion on the new International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, with Prof. Nora Groce (Yale University) and Laurie Sargent (Dept of Justice Canada, Human Rights Law Section); chaired by Prof. Mégret, McGill Faculty of Law. The panelists will address the creation of this major new legal instrument, as well as its promises and implications for the future of persons with disabilities within Canada and internationally. A presentation by the Disability and the Law student group.

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McGill Law Student Scholarly Paper Workshop

Fri, 2008-03-28 14:30 - 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each semester, Law students write articles on a variety of pressing legal subjects within the law, running the gamut from international tribunals to complex transactions to family law. However, these articles reach only a specialized audience. Here is an opportunity to benefit from the cross-pollination that might result from a discussion of and comparison among papers drafted for different courses that have common themes, or that draw on common ideas. This workshop allows any interested student to present his or her work to other faculty members and students. Papers may be drawn from any area of scholarship being pursued by students enrolled in the Faculty. Students interested in presenting their paper will be placed on a panel with three or four other students. Each panelist will be invited to discuss his or her paper for not more than 10 minutes. Interested students are invited to send an email to Professor Kim Brooks by February 22. Include your name, contact information, a title for your oral presentati

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La haute autorité de lutte contre les discriminations et pour l'égalité: Contexte et enjeux

Thu, 2008-03-06 16:00 - 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Me Sophie Latraverse, Directrice juridique adjointe de la haute autorité de lutte contre les discriminations et pour l'égalité, France

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Reflections on the contributions of Madame Justice Bertha Wilson

Fri, 2008-03-28 13:00 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Roundtable discussion with Robert Leckey, who will talk about "What Is Left of Pelech?" and Colleen Sheppard, who will discuss "Pragmatic Feminism in the Work of Justice Bertha Wilson." The Honourable Madam Justice Bertha Wilson (1923-2007) had Supreme Court rulings that include R. v. Morgentaler in 1988 (abortion procedures) and R. v Lavallée in 1990 (battered-wife syndrome as valid defence). Co-sponsored by the McGill Faculty of Law Women's Caucus.

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The role of TUDOR in Drosophila polar granule assembly and germ cell formation

Fri, 2008-03-14 14:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Travis Thomson, Dept of Biology, McGill

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Contact: Luisa Sabaz
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McGill Toronto Volunteer Thankathon

Tue, 2008-03-04 17:30
TD Meloche Monnex Offices, 2161 Yonge Street, 7th floor, Toronto : TD Meloche Monnex Offices, 2161 Yonge Street, 7th floor, Toronto

Behind every great university are the loyal graduates who support it! Help us say a special "Thank You" to our donors for their continued support and commitment to the University by participating in this year's fourth annual Toronto Regional Thankathon. Join our co-chairs Tanya Bouchard, BA'94, DPA'98; Todd McDougall, BEng'95; Sevag Yeghoyan, BA'97; and Jaclyn Seidman, BEd'01, BEd'02, BCL/LLB'05, for what promises to be a festive evening.

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Contact: Tara Kitts
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San Francisco walking tour

Sat, 2008-02-02 13:00
Front of Landmark One, 1 Market St., San Francisco : Front of Landmark One, 1 Market St., San Francisco

You are cordially invited to join fellow McGill alumni, family and friends for a "Historic Market Street" walking tour run by City Guides of San Francisco. Learn about the intriguing history of San Francisco's grand boulevard, from the Ferry Building to Lotta's Fountain, as we explore world-famous Market Street. Lining the city's first major thoroughfare, once dubbed the "Path of Gold," are historic buildings, monuments and modern skyscrapers.

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Canadian Quad-University Event - Phoenix

Sun, 2008-02-24 16:00
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 6915 North 95th Ave., Glendale : Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 6915 North 95th Ave., Glendale

A reception at the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, followed by an exciting hockey game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the St. Louis Blues. Come meet and mingle with fellow Canadian alumni while enjoying the excitement of Canada's official winter sport! Family and friends are welcome.

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Contact: Caely-Ann McNabb
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