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20th International Congress on Palliative Care

Tue, 2014-09-09 (All day) - Fri, 2014-09-12 (All day)
Classroom to be confirmed : Montreal
Price: See the website - Early bird before August 1st

Come experience a unique opportunity at the Palais de Congrès to share stories and exchange ideas with colleagues from 60 countries, representing all disciplines involved in palliative care.

Speakers include: Stephen Lewis, David Eidelman, Irene Higginson, Sheldon Solomon, Tanguay Châtel, Nicole Poirier, Carlo Leget and Bernard Lapointe

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Master's Recital: Thomas Fortner, cello

Sat, 2014-09-13 20:00
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6
Price: Free Admission

Class of Elizabeth Dolin

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Global Warming: Planet Hits Natural Pause Button (featuring Shaun Lovejoy)

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:23

Global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 indicate a slowdown in global warming, but this was due to natural cooling fluctuation and not due to any decrease in greenhouse gas emissions. This has been proved by statistical analysis of the temperatures, conducted by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

(Exerpt from Jayalakshmi K, International Business Times)

Source Site: /sustainability

Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight!

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming

Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro

by: Mathais Marchal

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BLG cements relationship with Paul-André Crépeau Centre

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:37

John G. Murphy and Neil Hazan (BCL/LLB'02) of Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) visited the Faculty of Law on July 16 to deliver an instalment in the generous donation that the firm and its members are making to the Faculty’s Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law. BLG and its lawyers have pledged $400,000 (see announcement).

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The life and times of a senior scholar: An interview with Kathryn Harrigan

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:01

Author: Karl Moore

Publication: Journal of Management History


Purpose – This paper aims to interview a senior scholar to get their perspectives on the field, it’s history and future.

Design/methodology/approach – A semi-structured in-depth interview was conducted.

Findings – The interview reflects the changes in business schools over the interviewee’s decades of experience.

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Meet a COP-GOV: Bernard Truong

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:54

Bernard Truong: COP-GOV, Chief Advisor, Governance - Centre of Expertise - Operations Strategic Alliances, National Bank of Canada

P: What steered you towards the COP-GOV certification?

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PhD Oral Defense: Application of Mass Spectrometry and Isotope Labelling Technique to Study the Role of Various Derivatives of Α-Dicarbonyl Moiety in the Generation of Strecker and Maillard Reaction Products

Thu, 2014-07-31 09:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Paula Vanessa Guerra Quiroz, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

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East meets West at Desautels

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:35

This month, 25 business students from China’s Shantou University are getting a taste of life at McGill and Montreal through the Desautels Faculty of Management’s International Summer Program.

Source Site: /desautels

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: Have you reached your ‘best before’ date as a manager?

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:33

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 a colleague in Australia from the University of Queensland, Neal Ashkanasy.

Read full article: The Globe and Mail

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