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Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River sediments

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:05
Previously undocumented in North American rivers, concentrations of microplastic particles in the St. Lawrence are as high as has been observed in the world's most contaminated marine sediments.

Sept. 18, 2014 | Phys.org

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Protests aim to bring attention to need to act on climate change

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:01

Dr. Catherine Potvin is a climate scientist in McGill University’s Department of Biology, at the school in Montreal, Thursday, September 18, 2014. On September 21 she will speak at Montreal’s version of the People’s Climate March, a global event billed to be the biggest climate protest in history.

Sept. 7, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Michelle Lalonde

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The time to face up to climate change is now

Mon, 2014-09-22 23:14

Gone are the days when thousands of McGill students had to subsist on doughnuts and sad steam trays. Over the last five years, the university has transformed its food services, and tapped into the wealth of produce grown at its Macdonald Campus

Sept. 7, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Catherine Potvin 

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Combined fMRI & High-Density EEG [Dr. Jean Gotman]

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:00 - 14:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4


The Feindel Brain Imaging Lecture Series @ The BIC

Combined fMRI & High-Density EEG

Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Undergraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Science

Thu, 2014-10-02 11:00
Arts Building : Lobby, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Science students present their research projects. Come check out their posters and talk with the scientists of tomorrow!

Keynote speaker: Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft), “Robots, Assassins and the Holodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

Everyone is welcome, though seats for the talk are limited.

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Jade Raymond: “Robots, Assassins and the Holodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome distinguished alumna Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft) to deliver the keynote address at the tenth annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Her talk is entitled:

“Robots, Assassins and the Holodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

This talk is open to the public, although seats are limited. Come one, come all!

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Knowledge Base Service update Saturday, Sept 27

Sat, 2014-09-27 07:00 - 09:00

Please note that the Knowlege Base Service at McGill will be undergoing a minor software update on Saturday, September 27, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am.  During this period the  IT Knowledge Base (http://kb.mcgill.ca/it), Financial Services Knowledge Base (http://kb.mcgill.ca/fskb), and Library Knowledge Base (for administrative users) will be unavailable.

We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

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Emerging Leaders Program: Global Leadership and Intercultural Consciousness mini-workshop

Wed, 2014-10-08 17:45 - 18:45
Brown Student Services : Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Increasing globalization and intercultural contact (we live in a connective era, after all!) is a reality that demands expanding one’s cultural skill set. This workshop will help everyone understand more about what it takes to be a global leader and recognize how to increase intercultural consciousness.

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Emerging Leaders Program: What is "Leadership"? mini-workshop

Tue, 2014-10-07 17:45 - 18:45
Brown Student Services : Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Learn more about “leadership” (that term that we use so much and have so many interpretations of) in theory and practice in just under one hour!

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