Discovery Workshop: Galapagos @ Redpath Museum

Redpath Museum In Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

IMAGE: Andrew Hendry and Galapagos iguana. 2010.

Galapagos islands Learn about these unique islands and the special animals that live there.​

Discovery Workshop: Meteors @ Redpath Museum

Redpath Museum In Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

IMAGE: section of meteorite. Wikipedia.

Learn the difference between comets, asteroids and other spaces rocks.

3 sessions for ALL ages: 11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30

Money coming to the Auclair Lab from the other end of the world!

Professor Auclair was recently awarded funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia. The two co-applicants involved in this application, Prof. Auclair and Prof. K. J. Saliba from The Australian National University, will  share approximately $185,000 per year for 3 years to work on "Understanding and targeting coenzyme A biosynthesis and utilization in Plasmodium falciparum".

Published: 24Nov2016

Education students Mélodie Daoust and Joel Houle are co-winners of inaugural Jean Béliveau Award

McGILL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF EDUCATION, NOV. 23, 2016: A new financial award in Athletics and Recreation –known as the Jean Béliveau Award– will recognize and support top McGill student-athletes as well as honour the memory of the legendary Montreal Canadiens captain and inspirational community leader.

Published: 24Nov2016

Palladium(II) Dithiocarbamates - Anticancer Metallodrugs of the Future?

Most chemistry students are well aware of the anticancer properties of cisplatin, cis-Pt(NH3)2Cl2,  as a result of the pioneering work of Professor Barnett Rosenberg and his colleagues at the Michigan State University in the late 1960s. Over the years, this simple Pt(II) coordination complex and some structurally closely related ones have become the FDA-approved drugs of choice for cancer treatment, especially ovarian and testicular cancers.

Published: 23Nov2016

Chemical Society Seminar: Dr. Kevin R. Wilson - The Interfacial Chemistry of Organic Aerosols and Cloud Droplets

Maass Chemistry Building Room 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B8, CA

Developing accurate descriptions of the role that interfacial chemistry plays in the multiphase oxidation of organic aerosol and cloud droplet nucleation remains an outstanding challenge.

Let's Get Ready for Winter @ Redpath Museum

Redpath Museum In Dawson Gallery, 2nd floor, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

How do animals get ready for winter? Is it similar to how we get ready for winter? What is snow and ice? Can you build the fastest sledding ramp?

Olfactory perception influenced by background and semantic information

When two people smell the same thing, they can have remarkably different reactions, depending on their cultural background. Researchers at the Neuro have found that even when two cultures share the same language and many traditions, their reactions to the same smells can be different.

Published: 21Nov2016

NFL's Samantha Rapoport (B.Ed, 2004) aiming for a touchdown for gender equality

Aiming for a touchdown for gender equality

by Maeve Haldane

Samantha Rapoport, (BEd’04 -Kinesiology), has a message to deliver, one that some might find a little surprising – maybe even shocking.

The National Football League is a great place for a woman to work.

Published: 17Nov2016

Congratulations: KPE student Patrick Delisle-Houde is recipient of the 1938 Champions Award

Patrick Delisle-Houde, graduate student in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been named as the winner of the annual 1938 Champions Award.

Published: 17Nov2016