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Atelier découverte: Les méteorites

Sun, 2014-09-28 11:30 - 14:30
Redpath Museum : Salle 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $7.00 /enfant, GRATUIT pour parents.

Quelles est la différence entre les méteores et les méteorites?

Chaque dimanche nous avons TROIS sessions pour TOUS les âges: 11h30 – 12h30 OU 13h-14h OU 14h30-15h30

$7.00 /enfant, GRATUIT pour parents.  Chaque l’atelier inclut un bricolage.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (RÉSERVATIONS) nécessaires. Nous ne pouvons garantir les réservations faites la fin de semaine de l'atelier lui-même. Mieux vaut réserver à l’avance: 514-398-4092.

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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science by Derek Ruths

Thu, 2014-12-11 06:00 - 08:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: FREE, Everyone welcome. In English.

By Derek Ruths (Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, McGill)


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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: I Get To Play in Everyone's Back Yard

Thu, 2014-11-13 06:00 - 08:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: FREE, Everyone welcome. In English.

By David Wolfson (Professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill)

David Wolfson proclaims that he is a statistician and will begin this lecture by explaining what we statisticians do and why the quote in his talk title is so apt. He will then present some of his current research in survival analysis through a story that started with the question: "How long do people live following onset of dementia?" and with data collected as part of a major Canadian study of aging.

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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Supersoldier ants

Thu, 2014-10-09 06:00 - 08:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: FREE, Everyone welcome. In English.

By Ehab Abouheif (E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow, Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Associate Professor, McGill Dept. of Biology)

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The Hughlings Jackson Lecture - “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems”

Fri, 2014-10-17 16:00 - 17:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: No cost, registration required

The Hughlings Jackson Lecture will take place on October 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the Neuro. This year, the Neuro’s premier scientific lecture entitled, “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems” will be delivered by Dr. Karl Deisseroth, D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Stanford University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA. The Hughlings Jackson Lecture was established at the MNI in 1935.

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Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-398-6047
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Dr. Joe and The Food Babe

Fri, 2014-07-18 20:28

I spent quite some time talking with the reporter who wrote this story about the Food Babe. She did quote me correctly but as far as having lots of fans and "some" critics goes...well those "some" consist of members of the scientific community who know a lot more about food science than the "fans."

Read More: Charlotte’s Food Babe has lots of fans – and some critics

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Polar Obsession

Wed, 2014-05-28 18:30 - 19:30
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec , H3A 3R8

Presentation by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic Photographer. All are welcome to attend this unique presentation, which is offered as part of the international conference Genomes to/aux Biomes Montreal 2014.

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Halting deforestation: One piece of the climate mitigation puzzle

Mon, 2014-05-26 18:30 - 19:30
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec , H3A 3R8

Bilingual talk by Professor Catherine Potvin, McGill Department of Biology. All are welcome to attend this unique public lecture, which is presented as part of the international conference Genomes to/aux Biomes Montreal 2014

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Don't miss the Dr. Joe Show!

Thu, 2014-05-01 22:56

My guest next Sunday on my radio show is Dr. David Gorski, surgical oncologist and champion of science-based medicine. The topic? What else? Quack cancer remedies. But we will also discuss legitimate treatments. You can catch the action at 3 PM Eastern time on CJAD 800 in Montreal or on the web. Just go to the CJAD website and click on" listen live."

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Dr. Joe on CJN

Tue, 2014-04-29 18:03

Joe Schwarcz: Making science palatable without trivializing it

Millions know him simply as “Dr. Joe,” the McGill University chemistry professor who has spent the last 30 years popularizing science, exposing frauds, charlatans and quacks of all stripes, and defending the scientific method with passion, wit and clarity.
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