March of Dimes Canada will help Montreal residents this fall with physical disabilities to enhance their community access and participation through the Assistive Mobile Technology Initiative, by providing customized tablet packages (a tablet, a stylus and a cover/case), for up to 8 residents. The tablet prize package will also include a pre-paid credit card to purchase/install appropriate apps to meet their needs, for a total value of up to $1,875.
We are currently experiencing an issue in which any Excel files downloaded from the Mercury system are not opening automatically through Microsoft Excel on Windows PCs. We anticipate this issue being resolved by mid-October.
In the meantime, the following workaround should open the files:
Montreal Neurological Institute and HospitalJeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 University Street, H3A 2B4
Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin, Germany will deliver the 2016 Gairdner National Program Lecture entitled ‘The Transformative Genome Engineering CRISPR-Cas9 Technology: Mechanism
Montreal Neurological Institute and HospitalThe de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 University Street, H3A 2B4
The course will provide clinicians and scientists working in epilepsy with an understanding of fundamentals and practical skills related to neuroimaging. The course welcomes both individuals with and those without prior expertise in neuroimaging.
On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of the recent Science Convocation ceremonies (June 6, 2016), Dean of Science Bruce Lennox offers congratulations to all graduating students, who received B.Sc., B.A. & Sc., Diploma, M.Sc., or Ph.D. degrees. In addition, the Faculty of Science is very proud to recognize the recipients of the Faculty’s and University’s most prestigious awards. These include:
Upgrade to TurningPoint Cloud: Web-based Polling at McGill
Teaching and Learning Services is excited to announce that McGill will be making Turning Point Cloud available to all students and instructors as of the Fall 2016 semester. Turning Point Cloud is a web-based polling (student response) system that allows students to respond to questions from a personal device (smartphone, tablet, laptop) rather than a physical handheld clicker. Please note that physical clickers will no longer be supported for in-class uses.
The Neuro is recognized as a major Canadian center for ALS research and patient care. During June, designated ALS Month, The Neuro redoubles its efforts to inform the public and the media about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and urges all to help support ALS research.
Every ten minutes, someone in Canada suffers a stroke. Strokes kill 14,000 Canadians each year, making stroke the third leading cause of death in this country.
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) hopes to increase public awareness about the dangers of stroke by marking Stroke Month. People who learn about the causes of stroke can take measures to reduce their chances of having a stroke.