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Undergraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Science

Thu, 2014-10-02 11:00
Arts Building : Lobby, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Undergraduate Research Conference mini-poster

Science students present their research projects. Come check out their posters and talk with the scientists of tomorrow!

Keynote speaker: Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft), “Robots, Assassins and the Holodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

Everyone is welcome, though seats for the talk are limited.

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Jade Raymond: “Robots, Assassins and the Holodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Jade Raymond

The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome distinguished alumna Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft) to deliver the keynote address at the tenth annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Her talk is entitled:

“Robots, Assassins and the Holodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”

This talk is open to the public, although seats are limited. Come one, come all!

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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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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
Trottier Symposium poster 2014

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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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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Conference: Active Learning for Busy Skeptics

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:00 - 12:00
McConnell Engineering Building : Room 13, 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9

Register here for the Faculty of Engineering's Inaugural Active Learning Conference on Monday, May 12, 2014, with a keynote presentation by Professor Michael Prince entitled "Active Learning for Busy Skeptics".

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