Honorary doctorate recipient Sally Armstrong will deliver the Muriel V. Roscoe lecture on "Who in the World is Responsible for What Happened to the Women in Afghanistan?"
In a Massey lecture at McGill, anthropologist Margaret Visser will argue that we are letting modernity's freedom slip from our grasp and are falling back into fate.
In bed with the elephant: Health care and social solidarity in the neighbourhood of the United States
Uwe Reinhardt on In Bed with the Elephant: Health Care and Social Solidarity in the Neighbourhood of the United States.
While providing a forum in which the federal phenomenon will be discussed as seriously and objectively as possible, the McGill International Colloquium aims to foster in-depth reflection and analysis of both the potential and limitations of federalism.
Scientist and activist, scholar and humanitarian Ursula Franklin will speak at McGill.
Alain Dubuc, president and publisher of Le Soleil, will give the inaugural talk in the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada's investigation of the media.
Sandra Steingraber, heralded by the Sierra Club as "the new Rachel Carson" will speak at McGill University about the effects of prenatal exposure to contaminants transferred to the foetus from the external environment and why this "first environment" must be considered an essential part of the biosphere.
Chronogen Inc., a drug discovery company developing human therapeutics to treat highly prevalent age-dependent diseases, has secured an exclusive worldwide license to proteins CLK-1, CLK-2, and ISP-1, in addition to a series of targets from McGill University. The proteins licensed from McGill University relate to discoveries made by Professor Hekimi that are associated with longevity.
Some are dark. Some are blond. Some could be the boy next door. Others are brooding and exotic. Seven are McGill students. All, of course, are handsome and photogenic. Who are these guys? None other than the "Men of Montreal" -- 12 gentlemen who donated their handsome mugs towards the charity calendar that will benefit the McGill Cancer Centre.
Two years after the publication of "Fear memories require protein synthesis in the amygdala for reconsolidation after retrieval" in the August 14, 2000 issue of Nature, Dr Karim Nader from the McGill Department of Psychology, published in the October 24, 2002 issue of Neuron, an article which shows that the same reconsolidation process goes on in another part of the brain which mediates conscious memories, the hippocampus.