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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - September 17

17 Sep 201416:00
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The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, September 17, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period.  uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

After Atrocity: Optimizing UN Action toward Accountability for Human Rights Abuses

17 Sep 201417:30
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Join us for the 2014 John P. Humphrey Lecture in Human Rights, which, this year, will be given by Steven Ratner, Bruno Simma Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School.

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Career Services Information Session with Capital One

17 Sep 201417:30
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Career Services Information Session with Capital OneWednesday, September 17, 20145:30 PM - 7:00 PM Please register on myFuture in order to attend.Section: “Events/Information Sessions”.

Content Management System (CMS) September maintenance

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Please be advised that there will be maintenance on the Content Management System (CenterStage, Webtop & Captiva InputAccel) on Wednesday, September 17 between 9pm to Thursday, Septembe 18 at 6am. During this time the system may be slow or it may be unavailable. Note that parts of the Graduate Admissions System (uApply) rely on the CMS. Therefore application reviewers will not be able to view admissions documents when CMS is down. We regret any inconvenience that this may cause.

Thesis Defense - Salman Nazir, McGill University

18 Sep 201409:15
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Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5 Mr. Salman Nazir, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Information Systems area will be defending his research titled:  The Effect of Internal and External Electronic Integration on Business Unit Agility Salman NazirDoctoral student in Information Systems, McGill University

Utilizing Advanced Methods to Solve Problems in Dairy Cattle Nutrition: An integrative Approach

18 Sep 201410:00
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You are invited to attend a Special Animal Science seminar by Dr. Ousama AlZahal, Research Associate, Department of Animal & Poultry Science, University of Guelph. Dr. AlZahal is a candidate for the position in Animal Nutrition and Metabolism. Following the Seminar, the Candidate will give a 15-minute mock lecture (targeted at intermediate undergraduates) entitled: “The Challenge of Increasing Animal Production while Maintaining Health and Fertility"

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Macdonald Campus Research Ethics and Conduct Seminar, Part II

18 Sep 201410:00
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All Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students and staff are invited to attend a two-part seminar on Research Ethics and Conduct. The objective of the Research Ethics and Conduct Seminar is to educate graduate students on the different policies and guidelines that touch on scientific research dealing with humans, animals, plants and the environment; and laboratory safety when dealing with biohazardous materials.

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Managing Resources

18 Sep 201409:05
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Managing Resources introduces students to the issues of acquiring and developing financial capital and human talent. It also opens discussion of two largely-neglected forms of capital: natural and intellectual capital. Date: September 18, 2014Time: 9:05 am - 11:55 amLocation: Room 360 

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Career Services Information Session with Abercrombie & Fitch

18 Sep 201411:30
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Career Services Information Session with Abercrombie & FitchThursday, September 18, 201411:30 AM - 1:00 PM Please register on myFuture in order to attend.Section: “Events/Information Sessions”.

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

18 Sep 201412:00
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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. 

Comparing dialect and accented pronunciations on the basis of transcriptions and articulography: Martijn Wieling, PhD

18 Sep 201413:30
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In the first part of the presentation, I will introduce the Pointwise-Mutual-Information-based Levenshtein distance which is able to determine sensitive pronunciation distances and sound segment distances on the basis of transcribed speech (Wieling et al., 2012). I will then apply the PMI-based Levenshtein distance to transcriptions of accented English speech obtained from the Speech Accent Archive(http://accent.gmu.edu) and validate the method by comparing the computational distances to perceptual judgments of hundreds of native American English speakers (Wieling et al., in press).

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Career Services Information Session with Imperial Oil

18 Sep 201412:00
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Career Services Information Session with Imperial OilThursday, September 18, 201412:00 PM - 1:30 PM Please register on myFuture in order to attend.Section: “Events/Information Sessions”.

Career Advising & Transition Services: Newcomers Workshops Series (Thursdays)

18 Sep 201413:30
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Calling all newcomers: Come gain the knowledge and tools you need to succeed in the Quebec job market! McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS) is once again pleased to offer a series of workshops and individual coaching sessions to help you with a smooth, confident and fulfilling transition.

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Comparing pronunciations on the basis of transcriptions and articulography: Martijn Wieling, PhD

18 Sep 201413:30
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Abstract: In the first part of the presentation, I will introduce the Pointwise-Mutual-Information-based Levenshtein distance which is able to determine sensitive pronunciation distances and sound segment distances on the basis of transcribed speech (Wieling et al., 2012).

Classified as : Faculty, External, Students
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