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Register now for Mini-Science 2015: To infinity and beyond: From neutron stars to neuroengineering

Register now for Mini-Science, a unique 7-week public lecture series from McGill University’s Faculty of Science, designed to offer the public an insider's view of science. This year's theme is 'To infinity and beyond: From neutron stars to neuroengineering.' The series introduces how our scientists learn about space and explores new research in neuroengineering.

Published: 22Jan2015

MS Office 365 ProPlus now available for faculty, staff, and students

McGill faculty and staff members now have FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus on personal devices, including computers (PCs and Macs),  tablets (iPad and Windows), and smartphones (iPhone, Android, and Windows). This includes the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps. For faculty and staff, this service replaces the Office portion of the Microsoft Work at Home program. Students already (and still!) have free access to Office 365 ProPlus.

Published: 23Jan2015

Survey welcomes your opinion on future of Education Library

There have been many changes to the Education Building’s first floor since the summer of 2013.

Published: 8Jan2015

Prof. Victoria Kaspi, Fellow of the American Physical Society

Congratulations to Professor Victoria Kaspi in the Department of Physics! She has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for advancing our understanding of the astrophysics of neutron stars by elucidating the relationship between anomalous X-ray pulsars, soft gamma-ray repeaters, and magnetars.

Published: 16Dec2014

Prof. Charles Gale, Humboldt Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Gale, James McGill Professor in the Department of Physics, for winning a Humboldt Research Award!

Valued at 60,000 EUR, this award is granted by Germany's Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date. The award recognizes scholars whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.

Published: 16Dec2014

Researcher with Faculty of Education awarded U.S. patent for sub-cellular muscle measurement instrument

Researchers with McGill University’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and Department of Physics were granted a United States patent for their invention of a new technique that helps measure microscopic forces in biological samples that can be as small as 1/60,000 of the diameter of a human hair.

Published: 15Dec2014

TV Broadcasts: Trottier Symposium and Mini-Science

Canal Savoir

Got an itch for knowledge? The Canal Savoir network will be broadcasting features from several McGill outreach and public lecture series, including the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium: Are we alone? Searching for life out there and Mini-Science 2014: The Science of Music. Refer to those schedules to find out when to tune in, and to find out more about each episode.

Published: 9Dec2014

Randy Chevrier wins CFL’s Grey Cup, Tom Pate Memorial Award

Randy Chevrier wins CFL’s Grey Cup, Tom Pate Memorial Award

This past week was a memorable one for Calgary Stampeders long snapper Randy Chevrier (BEd ’99). Thursday, at the CFL’s annual awards presentation banquet, Chevrier’s sportsmanship and community involvement were recognized with his acceptance of the league’s Tom Pate Memorial Award. On Sunday, Chevrier won his third Grey Cup, as the Stampeders defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20-16 in the 102nd edition of the historic CFL Championship game.

Published: 1Dec2014

KPE's Patrick Delisle-Houde is Tribune's Athlete of the Week

KPE's Patrick Delisle-Houde is Tribune's Athlete of the Week

Redmen left wing Patrick Delisle-Houde was named the McGill Tribune Athlete of the Week in their edition of Wednesday, November 26. “Delisle-Houde racked up five points over the weekend and the Redmen pulled in two wins,” wrote the Tribune, “as they defeated the University of Toronto and Ryerson 4-1 each for the weekend sweep. Delisle-Houde scored what would eventually become the game winner in both Friday’s and Saturday’s contests, contributing three assists as well.

Published: 28Nov2014

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