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The importance of sound information in the fight against food insecurity and hunger

Thu, 2014-01-23 16:00
Raymond Building : R4-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

A new term of "4 O'Clock Forum" kicks off on January 23rd with a talk on food security by Prof. Hugo Ramiro Melgar-Quiñonez, School of Dietetics & Human Nutrition and Director, McGill Institute for Global Food Security.

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Contact: Professor Jaswinder Singh
Organization: Plant Science Department
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Handling Regionalisation at the Global Scale in Life Cycle Impact Assessment: Impact World+ Methodology

Tue, 2013-12-03 09:30 - 11:30
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MSB-016, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

We are pleased to announce a special seminar, titled "Handling Regionalisation at the Global Scale in Life Cycle Impact Assessment: Impact World+ Methodology." This seminar will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013, from 9h30 to 11h30, in the Macdonald-Stewart-building, room B-016.  The guest lecturers for the seminar are core members of CIRAIG and team leaders for Impact World+, a globally regionalised life cycle impact assessment methodology.

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Contact: Dr. Kiara S. Winans
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Macdonald Campus Remembrance Day Ceremony

Thu, 2013-11-07 10:15
Raymond Building : Memorial Arch and War Memorial, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

LEST WE FORGET

Join Macdonald Campus faculty, staff and students, along with guests from the Ste-Anne's Veterans' Hospital and our John Abbott College and Macdonald High School colleagues, as we remember those who have fallen.

Procession begins at 10:15 from the Memorial Arch, Raymond Building; Remembrance Day Ceremony begins at 10:30 at the War Memorial in front of the Raymond Building.

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Margaret A. Gilliam Lecture Series in Food Security: Future Challenges in Food and Agriculture

Thu, 2013-11-14 15:00 - 16:30
Raymond Building : R4-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Guest speaker: Dr. Richard Godwin, PhD, Dr(hc), DSc,  FREng,  Hon FIAgrE, Hon FRASE, Fellow ASABE and Fellow RAS
Professor, Cranfield University and Harper Adams University, UK

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A. Jean de Grandpré Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series

Wed, 2013-10-16 17:30 - 20:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Macdonald Campus of McGill University

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Contact: Anna Duff
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Office Phone: 514-398-7852
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Demi-Journée d’Information sur les Cultures Utilisées pour les Filières Bioénergie et Produits, Campus Macdonald

Tue, 2013-10-01 10:00 - 12:30
Farm Centre : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Cette activité s’adresse à toute personne intéressée par le développement des cultures utilisées pour les filières bioénergie et bioproduits (agronomes, producteurs, scientifiques). Au cours de cette journée des chercheurs de l’Université McGill et l’Université Laval vont vous présenter les résultats de leurs projets dans ce domaine. Les présentations seront suivies d’une visite de parcelles au centre de recherche agronomique Emile A. Lods.

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Contact: Philippe Seguin
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A Machine that Runs Without Us: Big Data and the New Technocracy

Tue, 2013-11-19 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

This year, the Food for Thought Lecture Series is once again revisiting "BIG ideas", a theme that we looked at ten years ago! How have things changed? What progress, if any, has been made in various fields? Join us for what promises to be a very thought-provoking series. The series will be hosted by Professors Don Smith and Tim Geary.

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Big Ideas and the Brain: Prefrontal Cortex and Working Memory

Tue, 2013-11-05 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

This year, the Food for Thought Lecture Series is once again revisiting "BIG ideas", a theme that we looked at ten years ago! How have things changed? What progress, if any, has been made in various fields? Join us for what promises to be a very thought-provoking series. The series will be hosted by Professors Don Smith and Tim Geary.

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Re-evaluating the “Missing Link”: Could a Century of Assumptions about Human Evolution be Wrong?

Tue, 2013-10-22 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

This year, the Food for Thought Lecture Series is once again revisiting "BIG ideas", a theme that we looked at ten years ago! How have things changed? What progress, if any, has been made in various fields? Join us for what promises to be a very thought-provoking series. The series will be hosted by Professors Don Smith and Tim Geary.

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Antibiotic resistance: are plagues of the past plagues of the future?

Tue, 2013-10-08 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

This year, the Food for Thought Lecture Series is once again revisiting "BIG ideas", a theme that we looked at ten years ago! How have things changed? What progress, if any, has been made in various fields? Join us for what promises to be a very thought-provoking series. The series will be hosted by Professors Don Smith and Tim Geary.

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