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Thu, 2014-08-07 09:08

Don't forget to join us October 6 and 7 for the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium "ARE WE ALONE?"

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Trottier Symposium: Is That a Fact?

Tue, 2013-10-29 17:30 - 19:30
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke St. West, corner Mansfield , H3A 3R8
Price: General Admission

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 the best of times and the worst of times. It is the age of wisdom, it is the age of foolishness. Newspapers, television, radio and of course the Internet bombard us with information at an unprecedented rate, but when it comes to scientific issues the quality of the information is variable.

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Contact: Emily Shore
Organization: Office for Science & Society
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Office Phone: 514-398-2852
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Opinion: Montreal can be a world leader in engineering innovation

Thu, 2013-05-30 14:51

" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It  is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because  beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one  of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story

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Trottier Symposium Webcast

Wed, 2012-11-14 17:11

Did you miss this year's Trottier Symposium, Food: A Serving of Science?

If so, tune in here and catch both evenings events, with speakers Dr. Walter Willett from Harvard's School of Public Health & Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg Tuft's School of Nutrition, and Jane Brody, NY Times' Personal Health Columnist and Harold McGee, world-class expert on food and cooking.

Guarantee it will give you something to "chew" on.

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Alumnus Lorne Trottier donates $15M to McGill for science, engineering

Wed, 2012-11-07 11:24

High-tech entrepreneur’s gift will create two institutes and funds a symposium...

 

 

MONTREAL — Philanthropist Lorne Trottier wants people to have a greater appreciation of science and engineering so he is donating $15 million to McGill University to help strengthen research and support outreach and public policy in those areas. The high-tech entrepreneur and alumnus will also help fund a public symposium on sustainable engineering in society in collaboration with the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique.

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Philanthropist Lorne Trottier makes transformative gift

Initiative to support research, outreach in Faculties of Science and Engineering
Tue, 2012-11-06 09:46

McGill University is pleased to announce that it has received a transformative $15-million donation from the family foundation of high-tech entrepreneur and alumnus Lorne Trottier, BEng’70, MEng’73, DSc’06, to strengthen vital research and support outreach and public policy in the areas of science and engineering, as well as to launch a public symposium in collaboration with Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Mobile Phone: 514-717-4201
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