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Public Astro Night

Thu, 2014-07-17 20:30
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents the 25th Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Pr. Lyle Whyte ("The search for little green bugs on Mars and Astrobiology") from the McGill Department of Natural Resources Sciences. The lecture will be followed by night sky observations (weather permitting). This event is intended for a general audience, and it is free of charge. No reservation is necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be served (please bring your own cup).

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Celebrity Chef Chuck Hughes Will Be Serving Montrealers Free Pancakes On De La Montagne Street

Wed, 2014-07-09 07:30 - 10:30
Diesel Flagship Store : , 2114 Rue de la Montagne, Montréal

You heard right, Wednesday July 9th 2014 Montreal’s famous celebrity Chef Chuck Hughes and DIESEL will be hosting a pancake breakfast right in front of their flagship store on rue de la Montagne right in the heart of downtown.

The event is on to support ONEXONE’s children foundation “Million Meals Movement” the pancakes will be free with a contribution, Miss Prêt-à-Manger will be also stirring up smoothies and DJ Yo-C and DJ Abeille will be on deck providing the street with live music throughout the event.

Source Site: /desautels

McGill student Bernard D'Arche, on helping to rebuild Lac Megantic

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:14

Bernard d’Arche, McGill Student [and one of the winners of the Dobson Cup], who came up with a unique idea to help rebuild Lac Megantic.

Listen: 
Tommy Schnurmacher Show

Source Site: /desautels

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: What sports taught Roger Martin about business

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:13

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Roger Martin, the former dean of the Rotman School [of Management at the University of Toronto] – one of Canada’s, in fact one of the world’s, top business thinkers. It is great to have him here today.

Source Site: /desautels

Reconstruire à l’heure de l’entrepreneuriat social

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:12

Au cœur du centre-ville ravagé de Lac-Mégantic, créer une résidence pour développer et porter des projets d’entreprise. Voilà le plan que trois étudiants de l’Université McGill — Cécile Branco-Côté, Ségolène Rolin et Bernard d’Arche — ont élaboré cet hiver lors d’un cours sur l’entrepreneuriat social. Aujourd’hui sur le point de devenir réalité, le « Centre magnétique » aura pour tâche de fédérer les innovations locales et de créer des synergies entre elles.

Source Site: /desautels

Supreme Court rules Walmart broke Quebec labour code by closing store

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:10

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Walmart violated Quebec’s labour code when it closed a store in Jonquiere, Quebec after workers tried to unionize it.

Source Site: /desautels

Bombardier delivers Challenger 350 business jet

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:09

After facing repeated delays on its CSeries jet, Bombardier Aerospace is celebrating the on-time delivery of a new Challenger 350 business jet to Warren Buffett’s NetJets.

Source Site: /desautels

What men can learn from women

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:08

Senior female executives are better at collaboration, empathy, listening and are more sensible about risk, according to Karl Moore, associate professor at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management. He tells Della Bradshaw that these skills are of growing importance in today's corporate world, and that men can learn them.

Watch video: Financial Times

Source Site: /desautels

Scientists find important piece in the brain tumour puzzle

Fri, 2014-07-04 10:04

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre have shown that a member of the protein family known as SUMO (small ubiquitin-like modifier) is a key to why tumour cells multiply uncontrollably, especially in the case of glioblastoma. The SUMO family proteins modify other proteins and the SUMOylation of proteins are critical for many cellular processes.

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PhD Oral Defense: The response of canola (Brassica napus [L.]) to a novel set of plant growth regulators: microbial signal molecules

Tue, 2014-07-08 13:15
Raymond Building : R2-013, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Timothy D. Schwinghamer, Department of Plant Science

Source Site: /macdonald
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