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McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity & Health’s first annual symposium: Making Connections

Fri, 2014-10-03 08:00 - 18:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The newly created McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity & Health serves as a focal point for researchers with an interest in promoting health through physical activity. To set the wheels in motion, we have organized our first annual symposium entitled: "Making Connections”. Speakers include active members and collaborators in our research centre, along with others with whom we hope to generate new linkages. We invite you and your trainees to come and learn about our research and join us in discovering the PATH to better health.

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Soup and Science

Mon, 2014-09-08 (All day) - Fri, 2014-09-12 (All day)
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
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Undergraduate science students: Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs. Soup and Science starts at 11:30 AM each day, September 8-12, 2014. Seats are limited, so don't be late. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

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Welcome new and returning students!

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:11

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major. Click here for a full listing of programs and services.

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Are we alone? The Lorne Trottier 2014 public science symposium

Mon, 2014-10-06 (All day) - Tue, 2014-10-07 (All day)
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec , H3A 3R8
Price: Free
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Jill Tarter and Jim Bell:

Monday, October 6, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Joe Nickell and Sara Seager:

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Limited seats: No reservations. First come, first served!

For more information: please visit the Trottier symposium webpage.

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Save the Date!

Thu, 2014-08-07 09:08

Don't forget to join us October 6 and 7 for the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium "ARE WE ALONE?"

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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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Heartbleed: reset your McGill Password

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:32

All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated for vulnerability to Heartbleed and updates were applied where needed. If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your password. For others, we strongly encourage you to change your McGill Password without delay. 

To reset your McGill Password:

  • Faculty, staff, & students: log into Minerva, and go to the Personal Menu > Password for McGill Username. 
  • Affiliates: go to Reggie and click on Change Account Information, then select McGill Password. 

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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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