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The Science of Cosmetics

Mon, 2013-03-11 19:00
Macdonald Stewart/Raymond Building : Macdonald College, Room R2-045
Price: FREE

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will discuss the science behind cosmetics

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Science Communication talk at uOttawa

Thu, 2013-03-07 19:00
Montpetit Hall, Room 202 : University of Ottawa Montpetit Hall
Price: FREE

Dr. Joe Schwarcz & Dr. Adam Oliver Brown will speak at The Science, Technology and Society Speaker Series.


Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting: "Hey! There are Cockroaches in my Chocolate Ice Cream!"

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Biological Invasions: The Ecological and Societal Impacts of Non-native Species

Thu, 2013-02-14 18:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free

This Cutting Edge lecture is presented by Anthony Ricciardi (Redpath Museum and McGill School of Environment)

Source Site: /sustainability

Study of research-paper submissions sheds new light

Resubmissions from other scientific journals yield more citations than first-intent submissions
Fri, 2012-10-12 12:58

A large-scale survey of the process for submitting research papers to scientific journals has revealed a surprising pattern: manuscripts that were turned down by one journal and published in another received significantly more citations than those that were published by the first journal to receive them.

Contact Information

Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Mobile Phone: 514-717-4201
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History of Women in Science and Medicine: Reflections on a Century

Fri, 2012-10-12 14:00 - 15:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free, everyone welcome, no reservation necessary

Presentation by Margaret Rossiter (Marie Underhill Noll Professor of the History of Science at Cornell University) with introduction by Elsbeth Heaman (Associate Professor, History and Classical Studies, McGill University). This presentation launches WISEMS (Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine), a symposium to commemorate 100 years since Canada appointed its first female professor: Carrie Derick (1862-1941). WISEMS takes place October 13th from 1:30-7:00 pm in the Redpath Museum auditorium.

Source Site: /redpath
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