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March of Dimes Canada is giv­ing away cus­tomized tablets to help peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties who live in Montreal

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.

Published: 15Sep2016

ALS Quebec: Cal­en­dar of con­fer­ences and activ­i­ties for Sep­tem­ber 2016

For more information about the activities and conferences presented by the ALS Society of Quebec for September 2016, we invite you to visit their website at: http://lnk02.com/v/49/c3b32db74dbcb8dd3e48e665f56c566bb1e687b4a5a8af1f

Published: 25Aug2016

Instructions to download Excel files through the Mercury system

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:

Published: 21Jul2016

The 2016 Gairdner National Program Lecture

Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital Jeanne 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

1st International Training Course on Neuroimaging of Epilepsy

Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital The 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.

June 2016 Convocation Kudos and Prizes

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:

Published: 16Jun2016

Polling @ McGill: Upgrade to TurningPoint Cloud

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.

Published: 13Jun2016

ALS Awareness Month – June 2016

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.

Published: 13Jun2016

Marking Stroke Month - June 2016

Raising awareness about stroke


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.


What is a stroke?


Published: 6Jun2016