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Is Your Makeup Killing You? Decoding Cosmetic Scare Stories

Tue, 2014-03-18 23:36

You’ve seen the stories: There’s Lead in Your Lipstick! Pthalates in Your Shampoo! Parabens in Everything!

 

Our cosmetics are awash in toxic chemicals, or so it seems. Are we in imminent danger? Should we throw them all out and go au naturelle? Or slather away in a fool’s paradise, only to develop cancer – or worse, pass on our toxic habits to our children as birth defects? Why are there toxins in our products at all? And if these toxins are so dangerous, why isn’t anything being done?

 

A Scientific Opinion

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Course Evaluation Period for Winter 2014

Tue, 2014-03-11 11:27

Regular Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Extended Period: Monday, Mar. 24 to Apr. 29, 2014 (click here to view units that follow the extended period)

Complete course evaluations in Minerva

Any questions? Write to: mercury [dot] info [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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Brigitte Kieffer receives the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

Fri, 2014-03-07 15:18

The Scientific Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Research Centre, Professor Brigitte Kieffer, will receive the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award in a ceremony to take place on March 19, in Paris.

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Discover McGill’s Re-launched Teaching for Learning Blog

Thu, 2014-02-27 14:22

There’s a change afoot at McGill. More and more people on campus are interested in changing things up – crossing boundaries, breaking down silos, and using new technologies.  Develop your teaching by engaging in a conversation around the Teaching for Learning Blog.

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Grading written assignments: How objective can it be?

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:00 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : MS-74 (use Service Point entrance (3415 McTavish Street), 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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In many courses, the most common document used to assess student learning is the essay or term paper. These types of assignments, however, often present evaluation nightmares for the teachers who have to grade them.

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Prof. Bruce A. Reed, Humboldt Research Award

Thu, 2014-02-20 12:52

Congratulations to Prof. Bruce A. Reed, FRSC, Canada Research Chair in Graph Theory in the School of Computer Science for receiving a prestigious Humboldt Research Award. This award recognizes researchers at the peak of their careers whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline, and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.

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Discovering northern Quebec: My experience as a doctor in the northern communities of Quebec

Wed, 2014-06-18 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

My experience as a doctor in the northern communities of Quebec

- «I describe how I learned over life experiences firstly to understand the existence of cultural differences and to appreciate the fundamental role in intercultural medical practice.»

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Discovering northern Quebec: Traumatic Memory in Testimony to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools.

Wed, 2014-05-28 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: Traumatic Memory in Testimony to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools.

Speakers:

Ronald Niezen
Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, Faculty of Law and Department of Anthropology, McGill University


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Discovering northern Quebec: Religious and traditional interpretations of the disease among the Inuit

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: Religious and traditional interpretations of the disease among the Inuit

Speakers:

Dr. Marie-Êve Cotton
Psychiatrist, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal


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French presentation/ Bilingual discussion

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Discovering northern Quebec: Resilience of Urban aboriginal

Wed, 2014-04-30 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: Resilience of Urban aboriginal

Speakers:

Nakuset
Executive Director of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal and Co-Chair of the Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network


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English presentation/ English discussion

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