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They’re back! Montreal’s Street Food returns to McGill

Tue, 2014-05-13 18:29

Starting May 12, keep your eyes peeled for some of Montreal’s best Food Trucks, including Dispatch Coffee, Gaufrabec and Roux! Two food trucks will be stationed Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., behind the Roddick Gates on the downtown Campus.

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Get your McGill merch at a discount

Tue, 2014-05-13 17:29

The annual McGill Staff spring sale is back. Visit the Redbird Sports Shop (475 Pine Avenue West) and receive 30 per cent off all apparel including the spring collection. The sale goes until May 31, or until quantities last.

 

 

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Guy Rouleau awarded major medical prize

Fri, 2014-05-09 15:38

 

Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro –  has been awarded the Prix d’excellence 2014 by the Collège des médecins du Québec, for his outstanding contributions to neurogenetics and medicine. Rouleau accepted the award Friday in Quebec City.

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May 12: Toxic legacy and gender inequality

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:30

Pollution is pushing us along a continuum leading us to the emergence of more cases of chronic disease. According to Statistics Canada (2007) up to three per cent of Canadians have reported a diagnosis of environmental sensitivities/multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS). The Canadian Community Health Survey of 2010, found that around 180,000 Quebecers reported MCS when asked about ‘long term health conditions that have lasted or are expected to last six months or more and that have been diagnosed by a health professional’. Dr.

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Participants needed for Centre for Studies in Aging study

Thu, 2014-05-08 06:29

This study aims to investigate signs of early cognitive changes and neurodegeneration in aging individuals. The long-term objective of this project is to facilitate the early identification of individuals at high risk of Alzheimer Disease. Participants will be followed yearly for a period of 24 months and will go through yearly magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and neuropsychological evaluation

Principal investigator: Jens Pruessner, Ph.D. (Douglas Research Centre, McGill University).

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May 13: Hop into your favourite jeans on National Denim Day

Wed, 2014-05-07 08:31

On Tuesday, May 13, sport your favourite jeans and wear the CURE Foundation’s pink ribbon in support of National Denim Day, a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Ribbons are available around campus. For more information or to obtain ribbons, click here.

 

 

 

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May 8: Défi Canderel

Wed, 2014-05-07 08:31

The 25th annual edition of the Défi Canderel, an annual corporate fund-raising event for cancer research, benefitting McGill’s Goodman Cancer Research Centre and l’Institut du cancer de Montreal will take place on May 8. Since its inception, the Défi has raised over $8.5 million for cancer research.

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Save 20 per cent on BIXI!

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:36

Your daily ride just got a little easier. All McGill community members are now eligible for a 20 per cent discount on annual BIXI memberships. This includes, but is not limited to, McGill students, staff, family and friends. This discount is offered in collaboration with local transportation demand management centre Voyagez Futé at no cost to McGill. At least 35 people must sign up for the discount to apply.

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McGill to update research ethics policies, Fortier tells Board

Wed, 2014-04-30 14:09

By McGill Reporter Staff

A working group is being formed to conduct a scheduled triennial review and update of McGill’s policies on the responsible conduct of research, Principal Suzanne Fortier told the Board of Governors Tuesday.

Prof. Fortier said the review, which will include consultation with the McGill community, would include a new component covering ethical considerations in partnership-driven research.

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May 9-10: Astrokids night and morning

Wed, 2014-04-30 14:09

 

As part of the Quebec-wide event 24 Hours Of Science, AstroMcGill is organizing two events. On Friday, May 9, (starting at 8 p.m.) another new “AstroKids Night” will feature many hands-on activities, and observations of the night-sky. On Saturday, May 10 (starting at 10 a.m.) the event will continue with the same activities, and observations of the Sun.

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