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Recruitment and Informed Consent

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Interested in the ethical issues that emerge throughout the consent process? This interactive workshop will provide a general overview of the principles, policies and laws that govern the crucial ins and outs of the consent process.

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John Baenziger "TBD"

Mon, 2014-11-10 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1345, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

John Baenziger
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology
University of Ottawa

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First Aid in the Workplace / Secourisme en milieu de travail

Thu, 2014-10-23 (All day) - Fri, 2014-10-24 (All day)
3610 McTavish : Room 430 (First Aid in the Workplace) , 3610 McTavish, Montreal, QC
Price: $103 (free for McGill staff)

Designed and subsidized by the Government of Quebec, this course is mandatory for Quebec establishments.

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University Safety Tabling

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:00 - 15:30
Currie Gymnasium : 475 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H2W 1S4

University Safety staff will be on site to answer your safety questions and provide you with information on how to stay safe on campus!

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Coffee and Comparative Law with... Professor Hoi Kong

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:30 - 15:30
Peel 3690 : Room 102, 3690 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Institute of Comparative Law invites you to “Coffee and Comparative Law with... Professor Hoi Kong. ” Professor Kong is one of McGill’s own comparative scholars who teaches and writes in the areas of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Municipal Law, among others.

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Introduction to Ethics Review

Mon, 2014-11-10 10:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Are you new to the research scene, or simply want to gain a better understanding of how ethics review works? If so, join us for this information session, as we explore, demystify and walk through the process of research ethics review by REBs.

 

Readings:

TCPS2:

Chapter 2 (Scope and Approach of Research Ethics Review), art. 2.1-2.9, p. 15-25

Chapter 6 (Governance of Research Ethics Review), art. 6.1-6.23; p. 67-88

Chapter 8 (Multi-jurisdictional Research), art. 8.1-8.4; p. 98-104

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Why your brain makes you reach for junk food

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:47

<p>New study examines link between brain cortex and food buying habits</p>
<p>MONTREAL: Will that be a pizza for you or will you go for a salad? Choosing what you eat is not simply a matter of taste, conclude scientists in a new study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre. As you glance over a menu or peruse the shelves in a supermarket, your brain is making decisions based more on a food’s caloric content. </p>

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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"TOWN HALL" DISCUSSION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF GRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE HUMANITIES

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:31

The graduate program in the Department of English is organizing a "TOWN HALL" DISCUSSION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF GRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE HUMANITIES--to be held on Friday, November 7, from 3:30 until 5, in the Arts Council Room (Arts 160).

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Developing a global leadership mindset

Sat, 2014-10-18 14:17

From using smart machines and big data to adopting cross-cultural management and understanding diversity, there are many ways to lead with a global mentality. Changeboard asks four leading academics for their insights.

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Do you believe there is a mismatch between the skills that people possess and the skills needed for future business success? If so, how can this be addressed?

Source Site: /desautels

New Grand Challenges funding opportunities

Sat, 2014-10-18 13:54

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications for three new Grand Challenges:

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