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Petrocultures 2014 preview

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:03

The myriad of ways in which petroleum is reshaping our politics, economy and culture will be the focus of the 2014 annual conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, to be held on Feb. 6 and 7.

Published on January 28 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Will Straw

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Source Site: /sustainability

Faculty Development Workshop: Best Practices in Supervision of Graduate Students Conducting Research in Family Medicine

Thu, 2014-05-08 13:30 - 17:00

Invited Speaker :

Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Associate professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

 

Thursday, May 8th, 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Department of Family Medicine

5858 Chemin Cotes-des-Neiges-3rd Floor, Suite 300, Montreal QC  H3S 1Z1

 

*We have requested 3 M1 credits for this workshop.

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

 

Contact Information

Contact: Administrative Coordinator
Email:
Source Site: /familymed

McGill Net Positive: strength, and synergy, in numbers

Thu, 2014-01-23 14:09

A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide multiple services for people.

Published on January 21 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Neale Devitt 

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Source Site: /sustainability

Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC

Thu, 2014-01-23 13:50

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography.

Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter

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Source Site: /sustainability

ECOLE to Integrate Sustainable Living into McGill Residence

Thu, 2014-01-23 13:28

The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014.

Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and Bear
Written by Tess Wrobleski

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Source Site: /sustainability

Seminar - "Ethical Issues in Cancer Screening"

Fri, 2014-01-24 12:30 - 14:00
Charles Meredith House : Institute for Health and Social Policy, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A3

"Ethical Issues in Cancer Screening"

Friday January 24, 2014, 12:30-2:00 in the Institute for Health and Social Policy seminar room

Ross Upshur, Canada Research Chair in Primary Care Research, University of Toronto

Source Site: /familymed

McGill Sustainability Research Symposium 2014

Thu, 2014-03-13 (All day)
Price: Free
Sustainability research is, by design and necessity, interdisciplinary, and researchers in this field require platforms and spaces to share ideas and create connections.

Find the 2014 speaker bios are here.

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Source Site: /sustainability

McGill Net Positive: a living place for sustainability presents its opening speaker

Fri, 2014-01-24 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

Join John Robinson (Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC) in a conversation about The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and Next Generation Sustainability at University of British Columbia

 

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Source Site: /sustainability

À toutes les latitudes, chercher à s’adapter

Mon, 2014-01-13 13:59

Qu’ils vivent dans le Grand Nord canadien, au Pérou ou en Ouganda, les peuples autochtones sont les premiers à pâtir du réchauffement du climat.

Published January 04 2014 | Le Devoir
Written by Amélie Daoust-Boisvert

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Source Site: /sustainability

Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27.

This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

Contact Information

Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry