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The Organismal Science series from Fall 2013 and Winter 2014.

Mini-Science 2013: Science, Sex, and Gender.
Lecture series; 4 lectures available as webcasts
March 14 - April 11, 2013

Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium (WISEMS) 2012
This public Symposium on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine (WISEMS) marks the centenary of McGill's geneticist Carrie Derick (1862-1941) being appointed as Canada's first woman university professor.
October 12-13, 2012

Exploring the Borderless World of Science and Innovation
Dr. Suzanne Fortier, B.Sc. '72, Ph.D. '76, President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).
Undergraduate Research Conference keynote address.
Thursday, October 4, 2012

Other Montreal Science museums and events

Check out the Montreal Museum app for iphone or iPod touch users (free) or go to the individual Museum sites:

Biosphere, Environment Museum
The Biosphere features exhibitions and activities which are entertaining and educational to better understand major environmental issues related to water, air, climate change, the sustainable development and responsible consumption.

Lyman Entomological Museum
The Lyman is McGill's insect and athropod museum. Located on the Macdonald campus, its holding of almost three million specimens makes it the second largest insect collection in Canada and the largest university insect collection in the country.

Montreal's Space For Life: Biodome, Botanical Gardens, Insecatarium, and Planetarium
The Biodôme, the Insectarium, the Botanical Garden and the Planetarium are inviting us to rethink the bonds between humankind and nature and cultivate a new way of living. Through a participatory, unifying approach, one that is authentic, inventive, committed and open to the world, these four prestigious institutions are joining forces to create a movement, a Space for Life (Espace pour la vie), a space for shared creation shaped by Montrealers and visitors from around the world.

Montreal Science Centre
The goal of the Montreal Science Centre is to help visitors of all ages acquire an understanding of science and technology for use in building their future.

Science clubs and organizations

Les Amis de la Montagne
Through its advocacy initiatives, education and awareness-raising activities, and enhancement and improvement projects, Les amis de la montagne provide the community with the opportunity to exchange ideas and to become involved in the preservation of Mount Royal.

Montreal Field Naturalists' Club

Bird Protection Quebec
Bird Protection Quebec protects birds and their habitats in Quebec and advances knowledge of them. Learn more about their work and discover how you can go birding with BPQ.

Club de minéralogie de Montréal

Environmental educators and professionals providing outreach programs in schools and parks throughout Montreal.

Société de Paléontologie du Québec
La Société de paléontologie du Québec is a not-for-profit organization focusing on paleontological research and outreach to the community.

Other links of interest

CAMBAM public lectures and events. Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine (CAMBAM) is to be a leading institution in the application of mathematics to address challenges in bioscience and medicine through partnership with industry, government and other stakeholders in society. Located in Room 1123A, McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montréal QC, H3G 1Y6. INFO: ananda [dot] tay [at] mcgill [dot] ca, tel: 514-398-3047.

Action H20
ActionH2O is a joint campaign of Sierra Club Canada and the Water Sustainability Project of the POLIS project. Listen to presentations such as this CBC Radio One interview on World Water Day 2011. Get involved in the  campaign! Visit the website, create an account and register as a member of the Montreal community. You can also write to catherine [dot] hallmich [at] gmail [dot] com to help with her reserach or check out their Facebook page and share it with your contacts.

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement which aims to ensure the safe handling, transport and use of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health

McCord Museum
The McCord is the Redpath's sister museum, with a focus on Canadian history.

The Montreal Gazette's "University City"
Coverage of Montreal's university scene and events.

Morgan Arboretum
The Morgan Arboretum is a 245 hectare forested reserve, situated on the McGill University Macdonald Campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue on the western tip of the island of Montreal. The Morgan Arboretum is a site for teaching, research, and public education related to the management of woodland resources, as well as being an important recreational facility for the people who come to visit and spend time under our trees.

Les promenades dans la forêt
A celebration of the names, locations, histories and connections that trees have to so many layers of life in Montreal.