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A face-to-face with our research leaders: Interview with Dr. Madhukar Pai

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:34

Read the most McGill University Health Centre interview with Dr. Madhukar Pai

"In its broadest sense, global health is about making the world a healthier place. Each of us can choose to make a contribution here, regardless of our discipline, training, or specialization. In addition to excelling in our chosen field, optimism is a key quality – we need to believe that we can make a difference."

Source Site: /globalhealth

The Ancient Art of Felting

Fri, 2015-01-23 10:00

The Ancient Art of Felting
Presenter: Marilyn Campbell

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Lies We Are Told About Getting Old

Fri, 2015-01-16 13:00
Lies We Are Told About Getting Old
Presenter: Sheila Whitzman
This lecture is based on an op-ed piece I wrote for The Gazette in August 2014, which attracted a lot of attention. Most people thought the ideas were “bang on.” I will also cover the book Parenting your Parents.

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Using MCLL’s AV Equipment

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:00
Using MCLL’s AV Equipment
Presenter: Ana Milic
Increase your comfort level using the audio-visual equipment at MCLL. We’ll show you how to log in, browse the Internet, start PowerPoint presentations, use remote presenters and document readers and switch from one device to the other. We’ll spend 20 minutes in each classroom, followed by one hour of supervised hands-on practice.
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It's the Season: 48 Hours of Giving!

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:08

It’s the season for giving!

We often celebrate the holidays by giving back to the people and organizations that matter to us. Please help us celebrate 48 Hours of Giving at McGill’s Faculty of Law by supporting the Faculty’s Development Fund—the only flexible funding available to the Dean in order to meet the greatest needs of the Faculty.

This year, for the first time, you can support the Fund, generally, or choose to support one of the following themes (within the Fund):

Source Site: /law
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Office of Sponsored Research closed Dec. 24-January 4, inclusive

Wed, 2014-12-17 16:58

Dear Colleagues, 

Please be advised that the Office of Sponsored Research will be closed from December 24 at noon to January 4, inclusively. If you are a researcher and you anticipate requiring services from the OSR team over the holidays, please submit your request to the appropriate team member by December 19, at 5 P.M. The OSR team will respond to all requests received after December 19 when service resumes on January 5. We thank you for your cooperation and wish you a very happy holiday season. 

Source Site: /research

Tomislav Friscic wins the 2014-2015 Tomlinson Science Award

Wed, 2014-12-17 16:30

Prof. Tomislav Friscic was awarded this year’s Tomlinson Science Award (Assistant Professor Category). These awards have been established in honor of the interdisciplinary collaborators Rutherford and Soddy, through the generous endowment of a visionary philanthropist, Dr. Richard Tomlinson. In the next three years, he will be working with his team on a project dealing with “Molecular materials for conversion of light and heat into mechanical work”. Congratulations, Tomislav!

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Contact: Tomislav Friscic
Source Site: /chemistry

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds Presents PEDIATRIC JEOPARDY!

Tue, 2014-01-07 08:00 - 09:00

Join the Department of Pediatrics for PEDIATRIC JEOPARDY at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Forbes-Cushing Amphitheater (D-182). Our hosts will be Drs.

Source Site: /peds
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2014 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence winners announced

Wed, 2014-12-17 15:26

Canadian Architect has announced the winners of the 2014 Awards of Excellence, given each year to architects and architectural graduates for buildings in the design stage.

Source Site: /architecture
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Phishing scam: "Subject: IT Help Desk"

Wed, 2014-12-17 15:22

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "IT Help Desk". The message says that your webmail has exceeded the 95% quota threshold and asks you to click on a fraudulent link to upgrade. A sample of the email is shown below.

Please DO NOT click on the link. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email.

Source Site: /it