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Managing Risks Related to Modern Biotechnologies and their Foods

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Research Group on Health and Law, in collaboration with the McGill School of Environment, is organising a seminar with Ludivine Petetin, Faculty of Law, University of Hull, United Kingdom.

Science on Stage: Picturesque - Voices from Beaver Hall

Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Due to popular demand a second presentation of this staged reading will be held on Nov. 29, 14h.

Freaky Friday: Dinos, me, you and Spielberg

Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

By Prof. Hans Larsson (Director, Redpath Museum). Everything you ever wanted to know about what it takes to be a dinosaur lover, paleontologist or popularizer.

Parkinson’s disease: A new tool for diagnosis

A group of experts working under the umbrella of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS), have developed a new tool for healthcare professionals that they hope will mark a significant advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, especially in its early stages.

Published: 13Nov2015

Jour­neys Through Health: An Art Exhibition

For some, art is an expres­sive out­let for expe­ri­ences related to health and ill­ness. Peo­ple may find hope, strength, and closer rela­tion­ships over the course of their ill­ness, while oth­ers will face despair, iso­la­tion, and a sense of griev­ing for lost pos­si­bil­i­ties. Some­times what arises is a need to express, make sense of, and derive per­sonal mean­ing from what has occured.

Published: 11Nov2015

Convocation congratulations, and Principal’s Prizes for Excellence in Teaching

On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of Science Convocation ceremonies (November 10, 2015), Dean of Science Bruce Lennox offers congratulations to all graduating students, from B.Sc. to Ph.D., and also to the following prizewinners.

Published: 10Nov2015

Geophysics could slow Antarctic ice retreat

The anticipated melting of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet could be slowed by two big factors that are largely overlooked in current computer models, according to a new study.

The findings, published online in Nature Communications, suggest that the impact on global sea levels from the retreating ice sheet could be less drastic -- or at least more gradual -- than recent computer simulations have indicated.

Published: 10Nov2015

Black women in Canada: higher risk of preterm births

Similar to relative disparities in the United States, although rates lower among both racial groups in Canada

Published: 9Nov2015

Climate change adaptation in high income countries

McGill-led team developing new ways of tracking adaptation

Published: 9Nov2015