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Public Astro Night

20Nov201419:00
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21:30
Rutherford Physics Building 3600 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T8, CA

AstroMcGill presents the 28th Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Dr. Laurens Keek. He is a post-doctoral fellow visiting the Physics Department of McGill University from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Open Forums on McGill’s Financial Situation

27Oct201410:30
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17:00

Open Forums hosted by McGill’s Provost, Professor Anthony C. Masi, for students, faculty and staff on McGill’s financial situation will take place on Monday, October 27 at the following times and locations.

Experts discuss life in outer space

Spanning two days, the Annual Trottier Public Science Symposium “Are We Alone?” took the audience to the moon, Mars, and beyond. Focusing on the origin of life in our solar system, the series explored the where and how of alien life.

Published: 17Oct2014

Congratulations to alumnus John O'Keefe, our newest Nobel laureate!

The Faculty of Science extends congratulations to alumnus John O'Keefe who was named co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his contribution to the discovery of cells that constitute the brain’s ‘inner GPS,’ which makes it possible to orient ourselves in space. Dr. O’Keefe worked under the supervision of Professor Ron Melzack (Department of Psychology) and received his PhD from McGill in 1967. READ MORE

Published: 6Oct2014

Save the Date!

Don't forget to join us October 6 and 7 for the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium "ARE WE ALONE?"

Published: 7Aug2014

Dr. Joe and The Food Babe

I spent quite some time talking with the reporter who wrote this story about the Food Babe. She did quote me correctly but as far as having lots of fans and "some" critics goes...well those "some" consist of members of the scientific community who know a lot more about food science than the "fans."

Read More: Charlotte’s Food Babe has lots of fans – and some critics

Published: 18Jul2014

Heartbleed: reset your McGill Password

All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated for vulnerability to Heartbleed and updates were applied where needed. If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your password. For others, we strongly encourage you to change your McGill Password without delay. 

To reset your McGill Password:

  • Faculty, staff, & students: log into Minerva, and go to the Personal Menu > Password for McGill Username. 
  • Affiliates: go to Reggie and click on Change Account Information, then select McGill Password. 

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Published: 14May2014

Don't miss the Dr. Joe Show!

My guest next Sunday on my radio show is Dr. David Gorski, surgical oncologist and champion of science-based medicine. The topic? What else? Quack cancer remedies. But we will also discuss legitimate treatments. You can catch the action at 3 PM Eastern time on CJAD 800 in Montreal or on the web. Just go to the CJAD website and click on" listen live."

Published: 1May2014

Is that a Fact? Promo

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 Is that a Fact Promo   

In Bookstores: May 1st!

Book Launch:May 8, 7pm Atwater Public Library -- Everyone is invited!

Published: 29Apr2014

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