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PhD Oral Defense: Urban Phosphorus Sustainability: How Human Diet, Urban Agriculture, and Socioecological Context Influence Phosphorus Management

Wed, 2014-10-08 12:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Geneviève Metson, Department of Natural Resource Sciences

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Anthony Watts "Dynamics of oligomerization and its functional significance for the neurotensin receptor (NTS1) using molecular-scale biophysics"

Thu, 2014-10-30 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1345, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Anthony Watts
Department of Biochemistry
University of Oxford

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Creating New Norms of Work and Care

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

An Annie Macdonald Langstaff workshop with Jennifer Nedelsky, Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Toronto.

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My project addresses three serious problems that afflict, in various forms, virtually all modern industrial societies:

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Warming Temperatures Threaten Fragile Balance in Canadian Arctic

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:47

"As a doctoral candidate at McGill University in Montreal, I have spent three years researching how the planet’s changing climate is affecting the polar desert ecology of the high Arctic. It’s precisely this balance of climate and permafrost, ice and ecosystems that I’ve come here to study."

Sept. 23, 2014 | NY Times

by: Michael Becker

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Pow Wow marks colourful end to successful Indigenous Awareness Week

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:43

McGill’s fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week came to a lively, colourful close on Friday, Sept. 19, with dancers dressed in traditional costumes performing an inter-tribal dance during the Pow Wow on the lower campus field in front of dozens of smiling spectators. Even as the sounds of the drums faded and the dust settled on the dance floor, the weeklong event was being touted as a rousing success.

Sept. 24, 2014 | The Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt

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HONOURS PROGRAM INFO SESSIONS AND DEADLINE FOR HONOURS ESSAY PROPOSALS

Sun, 2014-09-28 22:30

-Honours Program information sessions: 3:00 - 4:00, Tues., Sept 30 (Arts 160)

-The deadline for Honours Essay proposals to be submitted is 5 pm on Friday, October 17, by email to monica [dot] popescu [at] mcgill [dot] ca

N.B. Only emails from your McGill email address will be accepted.

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Schulich Masterclass: Eugene Izotov, oboe

Wed, 2014-10-08 09:30
Price: Free Admission

Eugene Izotov, Principal Oboe, Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Catherine Thornhill Steele Artist)

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications to Grand Challenges Explorations

Sat, 2014-09-27 15:31

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications to Grand Challenges Explorations, which has awarded over 1070 grants in over 58 countries to date. Grand Challenges Explorations seeks innovative global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations as well as for-profit companies.


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Global Health Seminars: Improving the quality of TB care in India

Mon, 2014-09-15 18:00 - 19:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphitheatre Room 521, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Global Health Seminar
"Improving quality of tuberculosis care in India: can mystery patients help?"
Dr. Madhukar Pai
15 Sep 2014, 4-5 PM
Meakins Amphitheatre Room 521, McIntyre Building

Madhu Pai did his medical training and community medicine residency in Vellore, India. He completed his PhD in epidemiology at UC Berkeley, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCSF.

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