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Dentistry Conversations – New Model Choices

Thu, 2014-09-04 12:14

“Now, we not only have fantastic students, faculty and staff but also a fantastic new facility … imagine what we can do! We simply have to use our imagination.”

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat


Dentistry Conversations – A Look Back on Defining Choices

Thu, 2014-09-04 12:14

“I don’t view it as a mistake … I see it as a great learning experience which has fed many things that I do.”

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat


Dentistry Conversations – A Chance Encounter

Thu, 2014-09-04 12:13

“If I hadn’t gone on that trip … I wouldn’t be here [in Montreal] … so it has had an amazing effect on my life and I have to say, a very positive effect.”

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat


Infectious Music: How microbes have shaped our music

Thu, 2014-08-14 13:55

In this episode, Professor Joaquin (Quim) Madrenas discusses how certain diseases impacted the way compsers created music, and how these diseases influenced the way societies experienced this music.

Why We Love Music: A Neuroscience perspective

Thu, 2014-08-14 13:36

Professor Robert L. Zattore discusses the reason why people have continued to love music throughout history and proposes that affinity for music is inherently human (and undoubtedly neurological).

Nature’s Chorus: Frog Calls and Bird Songs

Wed, 2014-08-13 11:52

Prof. David M. Green enlightens us about various types of frog calls, followed by a lesson on bird songs by Prof. Jon Sakata.

Gregorian Chant Explained

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:25

Prof. Julie E. Cumming and Dr. Peter Schubert discuss the historical and religious impact of Gregorian Chant on ancient and modern society.

The Music of Emily Carr’s Pines

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:45

Dr. Eleanor Stubley talks about Canadian composer Jean Coulthard’s fascination with Emily Carr, and how her paintings influenced Coulthard’s musical works.

Capturing Bach

Fri, 2014-08-08 12:08

As a performer himself, Professor Ilya Poletaev discusses the interpretations of Bach’s compositions and how they came to be so diverse.

What you should know before you buy that Strad

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:44

Dr. Gary Scavone discusses his research on the quality of string instruments and their influence on musicians.

The Secrets of Music Theory

Thu, 2014-08-07 10:11

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AstroMcGill Episode 52 – Dick Manchester

Thu, 2014-07-03 15:04

Guest: Dick Manchester (ATNF)

We had the chance to receive Dick at McGill for a special visit. During this episode, we had a broad discussion about pulsars, these very compact objects that we still do not understand very well, but that are extremely useful to better understand some areas of physics.

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Dave Tsang

Duration: 23 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

AstroMcGill Episode 51 – Sarah Burke Spolaor

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:29

Guest: Sarah Burke Spolaor (CalTech)

The discussion of this podcast was centered on a new and unknown type of astrophysical phenomenon, called Fast Radio Bursts, very brief bursts of radiation disappearing as fast as they appeared.

Hosts: Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 22 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

Formative years

Thu, 2014-05-29 15:27

Sina talks about how McGill’s dental program shaped him and shares the advice he would give himself going back in time, 4 years ago.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat


Giving back

Thu, 2014-05-29 15:25

Sina speaks about what made his first experience at the mobile clinic unforgettable.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat


Graduation honours and a fond farewell

Thu, 2014-05-29 15:24

Sina explains what it means for him to receive the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal, plus his farewell message to his classmates.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat