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18Feb201418:00
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Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting a talk on Alternative Medicine at St. George's University in Granada

Dr. Joe comments on Dr. Oz

The wizardry of Dr. Oz

The surgeon and TV celebrity has succeeded in winning fans and influencing public health debates - which troubles some experts.

Mehmet Oz's followers believe he is a trustworthy, serious-minded (and hot) physician.

His equally fervent flock of critics say he is a fad-foisting, ratings-grubbing (and smart) TV celebrity.

In the 10 years since Oprah dubbed him "America's Doctor," the 53-year-old Oz has shown he is comfortable in both roles.

Published: 26Jan2014

"Food for Thought" Launches Today!

"Food for Thought" launches at exactly noon today! At 12:00 you can log on and watch the first lecture. The course is totally free but you have to register. We now have over 20,000 students registered in 150 countries.


https://www.edx.org/course/mcgillx/mcgillx-chem181x-food-thought-1213

Published: 22Jan2014

Online course offers Food for Thought on ever-changing information

What is it like to teach a class of more than 20,000 students? I don’t know, but I’m about to find out. Colleagues David Harpp and Ariel Fenster and I have been selected to offer McGill’s first “massive open online course,” known in the trade as a MOOC.

Published: 17Jan2014

CTV Montreal: Dr. Joe Schwarcz on the dangers of E.coli

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Many strains of E.coli are necessary for human digestion, but O157:H7 can be deadly.

 

To view the video, click here 

Published: 16Jan2014

New Year's News!!!



We are pleased to announce that we now have an “App” both for Apple and Android devices so that the McGill Office for Science and Society’s nifty and sometimes quirky science can always be at your fingertips. The Apps are free and can be downloaded here:

 

For Apple devices, download the app at:  https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/office-for-science-society/id779488353?mt=8

  

Published: 6Jan2014

Food-Is There a Solution to the Confusion?

17Jan201409:00
Laurier High School CA
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Dr. Joe Schwarcz presents: " Food-Is There a Solution to the Confusion?" 

The Mystery of Ageing

13Jan201414:00
Eleanor London Public Library 5851 Boulevard Cavendish Cote-Saint-Luc, QC, CA
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Dr. Joe Schwarcz presents a talk "The Mystery of Ageing"  

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