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Planning for uncertainty: the math of mining

Thu, 2006-09-07 10:30

Math to predict the viability of an ore mine? Sounds crazy? Sure, crazy like a fox. With the launch on September 8, McGill's Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory already has the backing of some of the world's mining giants.

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Lighting Nicaragua

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

While in Nicaragua last year, engineering student Bahareh Seyedi was struck by the lack of activity after the sun set at night. Together with fellow students and some innovative technology, she has set up a program that will bring light to rural areas.

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McGill Web Gems: McGill web primer

Thu, 2007-09-13 04:30

The ABCs of McGill's essential web resources.

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Behind the scenes with Homecoming team

Thu, 2004-10-14 (All day)

Homecoming comes but once a year, but the dedicated team of staffers in Martlet House prepares for it all year long.

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Flu beyond the coop

Thu, 2006-04-13 10:30

It seems like just yesterday that the threat of an avian flu pandemic had people the world over running around like a chicken with its head... well, you know the rest. So have we dodged the bullet or are we still in the crosshairs? McGill experts weigh in.

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Senate: Stats, funds and calendar dates

Thu, 2005-01-27 09:30

Senate discussed the calendar of dates, new funding in social sciences, and what the university really thinks of the Maclean's rankings.

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Entre Nous with Dr. David Colman, Director, Montreal Neurological Institute: Selling science in the name of the brain

Thu, 2007-04-19 04:30

The Director of the MNI talks about his first foray into lobbying the Feds for more research funding, future MNI programs and why his daughter likes making baking soda volcanoes.

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Philosophy, art and improvisation

Thu, 2004-05-13 (All day)

Philosophy professor Eric Lewis decided at age 40 to take up the trumpet again. Not a remarkable resolution, except for also being inspired to shift his research focus from pre-Socratic philosophy to Afrological music and improvisation.

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Roots of resilience

Thu, 2006-01-26 09:30

Psychiatrist Laurence Kirmayer receives $3.2-million grant to start up a cross-cultural research program on indigenous mental health.

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P.O.V.: Sam Noumoff

Thu, 2007-02-08 04:30

A political science prof through four decades at McGill, recently retired Sam Noumoff compares the campus protests of the Vietnam War era to today's eerie quiet.

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