Watch as young scientists compete to communicate cutting edge science to the public, with just four minutes and four images each! We present a fast-paced competition where scientists in training from across Canada, the US, and Europe present on topics ranging from bacterial evolution to black holes. Contestants will receive live feedback, and a winner will be selected at the end of the night. Join us for an evening of science at the frontier, brought to you by young scientists at the beginning of their careers.
Smoking is the single most preventable cause of death and disability in Canada. However, despite widespread awareness about its dangers, many individuals continue to smoke. Come join our experts as they share the challenges and rewards of quitting smoking, from both a medical and social point of view. Smokers, quitters, students, friends, and family welcome! Q&A to follow.
Got an itch for knowledge? From April 15 to July 14, 2013, the Canal Savoir network will be broadcasting features from the Cutting Edge Lectures in Science series, the Mini-Science series, and more. Refer to the schedule to find out when to tune in, and to find out more about each episode.
Canal Savoir is a non-profit, Quebec-based television network that strives to make higher learning accessible to everyone.
Presented by David Harpp (Chemistry and Tomlinson Chair)
Everything you ever wanted to know about the production, use and disposal of human sewage. What is it made of? Where does it all go? The presentation will be followed by the bold documentary film Crapshoot which questions our fundamental attitudes to waste.
Talented McGill student wins international acclaim and attention for trail-blazing research.
Talented McGill student rolls up sleeves to help save the environment.
Talented McGill student uses downtime to help people in need.
All three of these storylines have been seen on these pages more than once, but this time, they all have to do with the same person; U0 Science undergrad, Miranda Wang.
The level of oxygen in the St. Lawrence estuary has fallen significantly in recent decades. The causes and long-term effects of this phenomenon are poorly understood and worry researchers. ... The affected underwater region is located near Tadoussac and off Rimouski. The oxygen that marine life depends upon has fallen by roughly half since the 1930s, according to Alfonso Mucci, a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University. ...
Join the singers from McGill’s newest voice ensemble to celebrate the rich and vibrant traditional a cappella polyphonic music of Georgia. This concert is a fundraiser for the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre.
Suggested contribution: $5 adult/ $2 child/ $10 max./family. At the door. Everyone welcome. Free, but reservations necessary. Call 514-398-4094.
IMAGE: Bas-relief from the Jvari Monastery, Mtskheta, Georgia. By Iberieli, 2007. From Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Presented by PhD students Emily Bamforth (Redpath Museum, Biology) and Eliza Rosenberg (Religious Studies).
We would like to send you our warmest regards on behalf of the Career Planning Service (CaPS) and Development and Alumni Relations (DAR). Your hard work, dedication and perseverance have paid off; you should be very proud of your accomplishments.
Many doors will be opening for you as you take the next steps in your career.
Now a family-friendly bike trip exploring the fossils and rocks, architecture, and secret spots in Montreal's building stones. Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell, a tasting of five microbrews (or juice) at McAuslan's Terrace , fresh market bread, fruit, and cheese.
$25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $10 child 12 years and over.
Cyclists only, reservation necessary. Please call 514-398-4094.