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New technique reclaims mercury from spent compact fluorescent light bulbs

Fri, 2016-05-13 16:38

Chemical and Engineering News | April 15, 2016

By: Melissa Pandika

Existing recovery methods often require high temperatures to evaporate the mercury, separating it from the other material inside the bulbs. Parisa A. Ariya of McGill University and her colleagues wanted to devise a technique that used natural, nontoxic compounds and minimal energy. Instead of heat, they used nanoparticles to trap the mercury.

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Saving the Planet From Governments and Markets

Fri, 2016-05-13 16:33

The Huffington Post | May 9, 2016

by: Henry Mintzberg

Op Ed by Henry Mintzvberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, McGill University

Countries have been signing the pledges they made last December at the Paris Conference on Climate Change. Think back to that time and ask yourself which had greater influence on your personal behavior: the TV clips you saw from that conference, or the ads that sponsored those clips?...

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SPEC 2016 Conference

Sun, 2016-06-26 (All day) - Thu, 2016-06-30 (All day)

Palais des congrés de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

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International Summit on Biomarkers and Therapeutic Advances in Radiation Oncology

Mon, 2016-06-20 08:00 - Wed, 2016-06-22 19:30

Research Institute of the MUHC
Glen Auditorium, Block E, Room S1.1129
1001 Decarie Blvd
Montreal, Quebec

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Montreal International Symposium on Angiogenesis and Metastasis (MISAM)

Wed, 2016-06-15 14:00 - Fri, 2016-06-17 15:30


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EBOSS Spring Banquet

Thu, 2016-06-09 17:00 - 20:00
Purvis Hall : 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A2

Dear EBOH students, faculty, staff and their families,

EBOSS would like to cordially invite you to our annual Spring Banquet!

When: Thursday, June 9th

Where: Purvis Hall

Time: 5:00-8:00 PM

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McGill Complementary Health Symposium

Fri, 2016-06-03 08:00 - 17:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

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Ruthanne Huising Appointed Senior Editor at Organization Science

Fri, 2016-05-13 14:07

Congratulations to Professor Ruthanne Huising for her appointment as Senior Editor at Organization Science journal.

Organization Science is widely recognized as one of the top journals in the fields of strategy, management, and organization theory. The journal publishes groundbreaking research about organizations, including their processes, structures, technologies, identities, capabilities, forms, and performance.

Read more: Organization Science

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Lorenzo Albertazzi: Super Resolution Imaging of Nanomaterials: Looking at Nanomedicine with New Eyes

Tue, 2016-05-17 13:30 - 15:00
Maass Chemistry Building : Rm 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8

Dear all,


Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Gonzalo Cosa
Organization: Chemistry Department
Office Phone: 514-398-6932
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Neurology Grand Rounds: Mitochondrial Disease and Neurodegeneration

Wed, 2016-05-18 08:30 - 09:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Speaker: Massimo Zeviani, MD, Professor, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine

Director, Cambridge, UK

Source Site: /neuro