Faculty of Science

Keeping our balance - a tale of two systems

Published: 11Nov2016

The transition from being sea creatures to living on land, even if it happened over 300 million years ago, seems to have left its traces on the way we keep our balance today....

Sense, Nonsense and Science


Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be speaking at the BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association annual banquet. /ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences

Is Your Makeup Killing You? Decoding Cosmetic Scare Stories

Published: 18Mar2014

You’ve seen the stories: There’s Lead in Your Lipstick! Pthalates in Your Shampoo! Parabens in Everything!...

"Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts and Myths"


Dr. Joe Schwarcz will peak your interest with the "Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts & Myths" where he will trace the path between fear-mongerers and chemical enthusiasts in agriculture....

Alternative Medicine


Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting a talk on Alternative Medicine at St. George's University in Granada/ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach Faculty of Science

Dr. Joe's: "Houdini!"


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World-renowned green chemist joining McGill

Published: 29Sep2014

Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at McGill University. Rogers comes to...

Dr. Joe presents "The Conundrum of Endocrine Disruptors"


Programme de la FMC du Québec: Mise à jour en obstétrique et en gynécologie En association avec l’université McGill, département d’obstétrique et gynécologie/ossCategory: Public lectures and...

Michael Specter: Irrational rejection of science threatening our lives

Published: 17Oct2013

Information is the key to life. We want to know what to eat, how to protect our environment, what risks to avoid and what to do if illness strikes. But when it comes to acquiring information, it is...

SPEAQ’s 41st Annual Convention


This year’s theme is “The Future Is Now!” What is the inspiration behind this theme? Since the renouveau pédagogique is fully implemented in schools across the province of Quebec... where do we go...