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Jet fuel from H2O, CO2 and solar energy

Fri, 2017-05-05 10:30 - 12:00
Macdonald Engineering Building : room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C3
Price: FREE!

On behalf of Professor Jeff Bergthorson, the Alternative Fuels Lab (AFL) at McGill University invites you to a free talk by Aldo Steinfeld (ETH Zurich) 

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Contact: Jeffrey Bergthorson
Organization: TISED and Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
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BIC awarded $3.9M Platform Support Grant from Brain Canada Foundation

Thu, 2017-04-27 09:31

It is our great pleasure to announce that our centre has been awarded a Brain Canada Platform Support Grant of $3.9M. We are thankful to the MNI and the Webster Family Foundation for providing the matching funds that have been key to secure this funding. The PSG grant is to add capacity for data acquisition, management, analytics, dissemination, with an emphasis on open-access sharing, expanding capacity for all imaging modalities featured at the BIC, and training of staff, highly-qualified personnel and platform users over 3 years. 

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Contact: Sylvain Baillet
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23rd Annual Summer Program in Social and Cultural Psychiatry

Mon, 2017-05-01 (All day) - Thu, 2017-06-22 (All day)

For more information, click here.

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Neuro researchers receive grants from Canada Brain Research Fund

Thu, 2017-04-27 10:17

Brain diseases and disorders are the leading cause of disability, directly affecting one in three Canadians as well as millions of family members, friends, colleagues and caregivers. The Government of Canada recognizes the significant impact on the health of Canadians, and supports Canadian research on the brain and related diseases and disorders

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Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute
Office Phone: 514 398 3376
Source Site: /neuro

Continuing Studies for 2017-18 programs & courses

Wed, 2017-04-26 14:17

Whatever your goals and current situation, the School of Continuing Studies has something for you! Browse programs and courses—as well as how to apply and registerhere, and learn more about what's offered through the various areas of study.

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2017 Finalist for AMR Best Paper Award: Organizing Risk - Discourse, Power and ‘Riskification'

Wed, 2017-04-26 12:07

Professor Steve Maguire’s paper published in the Academy of Management Review, 41(1): 80 – 108 with co-author Cynthia Hardy was selected by the Best Paper Awards Committee for the prestigious distinction as one of the top three finalists for best papers published in AMR in 2016.

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The phenomenon of artistic migration to Paris: Schulich School of Music hosts International conference

Wed, 2017-04-26 11:37

The international conference Artistic Migration & Identity: Paris 1870-1940 takes place April 27-29 at the Schulich School of Music. 

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Affordable water purification arrives in India

Wed, 2017-04-26 11:50

There are many parts of India where access to clean drinking water is a constant stressor. Now, a product invented by Desautels alumna Dr. Padma Venkat (IMHL’14) and funded in part by a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada grant promises to alleviate the pressure on regions with little access to clean drinking water. After extensive field testing and design refinements, the Tamras device is ready for prime time.

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The Desautels alumnus at the centre of a CAE/JAL joint venture

Wed, 2017-04-26 11:42

Quentin O’Mahony is a long way from his Abbottsford, BC home. He lives, works and plays in Japan as the General Manager of CAE’s joint flight-simulator and flight training venture with Japan Airlines, a job that includes overseeing cost efficiencies, preparing the ground to expand operations, and overseeing a training centre in South Korea. He has been at it since 2015, when he helped launch the program at Haneda Airport in Tokyo.

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Best Presentation Award - Srinivas Vanka

Wed, 2017-04-26 10:53

Congratulations to Mr. Srinivas Vanka, Ph.D. Student under the supervision of Professor Ishiang Shih (and former ECE Professor Zetian Mi) who was awarded the Best Presentation Award at Symposium NM7—Semiconductor Nanowires for Energy Applications for his presentation titled "An InGaN Nanowire/Si Tandem Photoanode for High‐Efficiency Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting". 

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