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Killam Seminar: Synapse Location During Growth Depend on Glia Location

Tue, 2014-09-09 16:00 - 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Speaker: Daniel Colón-Ramos, PhD 
Department of Cell Biology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Host: Tim Kennedy

Location: De Grandpré Communications Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 3801 University Street

Information Studies Seminar Series: "Evaluating Information Security Risks." Guest speaker Anton Stiglic

Fri, 2014-10-03 12:30 - 14:00

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on evaluating information security risks with guest speaker Anton Stiglic, Corporate Director of Information Security, Loto-Québec.


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McGill-led partnership projects receive SSHRC funding

Interdisciplinary projects use novel approaches to advance understanding of critical issues
Wed, 2014-08-27 17:26

Three innovative research partnerships at McGill University have received significant long-term investments from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) partnership grants program, totaling more than $6.8 million. Each project will use novel approaches to advance knowledge and understanding on critical issues of intellectual, social, economic and cultural significance -- from teaching computers to recognize musical symbols in images, to deepening understanding about text mining and the place of information technology within society.

Contact Information

Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Source Site: /newsroom

Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land

About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries.
Wed, 2014-08-27 13:06

Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

Research Seminar - "Supporting communication in cross-cultural primary care consultations..." by Dr. Anne Mac Farlane

Thu, 2014-09-18 12:00 - 13:30

Research Seminar - "Supporting communication in cross-cultural primary care consultations: Combining Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) research with Normalization Process Theory (NPT)" with guest speaker: Dr. Anne Mac Farlane, MA, PhD, Professor of Primary Healthcare Research, Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS), University of Limerick, Ireland. 

Source Site: /familymed

The impacts of social trust on open and closed B2B e-commerce: A Europe-based study

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:19

Authors: Qu, Wenguang; Pinsonneault, Alain; Tomiuk, Daniel; Wang, Shaoqing; Liu, Yuan

Publication: Information Management


Source Site: /desautels

Research Seminar - Family Medicine at McGill: An academic by Dr. Howard Bergman

Thu, 2014-09-04 12:00 - 13:30

Research Seminar  "Family Medicine at McGill: An academic discipline whose time has come" with guest speaker: Dr. Howard Bergman, MD, FCFP, FRCPC, FCAHS, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine, Medicine, and Oncology, and the first Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Professor of Geriatric Medicine at McGill University

Source Site: /familymed

School of Information Studies PhD graduate Rhiannon Gainor awarded international fellowship for thesis on Competitive Intelligence

Thu, 2014-08-07 15:59

Recent McGill School of Information Studies graduate Rhiannon Gainor (PhD ’14) has been awarded a 2014 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. This prestigious honour is awarded annually to up to six recipients in an international competition by Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. This marks the second time a PhD student from the School has won the award.

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Dr. Catherine Guastavino of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for 3D audio research

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:01

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) Engage Grant.

The project "Spatialized and Interactive Artificial Binaural Reverberation” is a 3D audio rendering project in collaboration with industry partner Audiokinetic, a Montreal-based company producing audio engines for interactive media and video games. 

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