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SCIENCE | Artificial intelligence faces reproducibility crisis

Published: 19Feb2018

At the AAAI meeting, Peter Henderson, a computer scientist at McGill University in Montreal, showed that the performance of AIs designed to learn by trial and error is highly sensitive not only to...

Albert Aguayo Lecture

30May201816:00
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The 9th Annual Albert Aguayo Lecture is scheduled for May 30, 2018. The lecture entitled ‘Molecular Mechanics of the Transduction Apparatus of Inner Ear Hair Cells’ will take place in the Jeanne...

Exhibition | Materia Medica

13Dec201717:30
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4May201817:00

Trace, late 14th century, “to make a plan or diagram”, from Old French, 12th century, trasser “delineate, score, trace, follow, pursue”.

CBC | Reclaiming the Indigenous roots of lacrosse

Published: 19Feb2018

Allan Downey, an assistant professor of history at McGill University, says lacrosse touches all aspects of life in many Indigenous cultures and helps explain everything from how the world came to...

Exhibition | Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

10Jan2018
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23Mar2018

Since its earliest days, vaccination has been attended by hesitation, resistance and controversy. Why did an innovation that promised to rid the world of the terrible scourge of smallpox inspire...

POLICY OPTIONS | The real “justice” denied to Boushie

Published: 19Feb2018

The public conversation overlooks how the entirety of Colten’s life, as an Indigenous person, was lived without justice....

The 2018 George Karpati Lecture

20Mar201816:00
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This year’s lecture will be delivered by Dr. Carsten G.

MONTREAL GAZETTE | Outdoor hockey: one of Canada's great pleasures. Enjoy it while you can

Published: 19Feb2018

Two Montreal professors —Damon Matthews from Concordia and Lawrence Mysak from McGill — have studied the impact of climate change on outdoor hockey in Canada. Their 2012 research, which looked at...

4th Annual MNI Epilepsy Day: Epilepsy Surgery Today and Pierre Gloor Lecture

19Apr2018

This year’s Epilepsy Day will discuss the current status, gaps, and future perspectives of epilepsy surgery in general and Quebec in particular.

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