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Prof. Niky Kamran, 2014 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize

Wed, 2013-12-04 14:06

Congratulations to Prof. Niky Kamran (Department of Mathematics and Statistics) for receiving the 2014 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize, Canada's premier prize in mathematics. Professor Kamran's achievements lie in the areas of analysis and differential geometry. The prize citation highlights both his work on the topic of exterior differential systems and his contributions to the mathematical analysis of the Einstein equations of general relativity.

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Profs. Ariel Fenster and Kenneth Ragan, Principal’s Prizes for Excellence in Teaching

Wed, 2013-11-27 11:34

Congratulations to the Faculty of Science's two most recent winners of the Principal’s Prizes for Excellence in Teaching! At Fall Convocation on November 25, 2013, Prof. Ariel Fenster, Department of Chemistry, received this prize in the Faculty Lecturer category, as did Prof. Kenneth J. Ragan, William C. Macdonald Chair in Physics, in the Full Professor Category.

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New Canada Research Chairs in the Faculty of Science

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:17

The Faculty of Science congratulates the following four new Canada Research Chairs:

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Prof. Peter Russell, 2014 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Tue, 2013-11-05 16:03

Congratulations to K. Peter Russell, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics! He was recently named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society "for contributions to algebraic geometry, for mentoring the next generation of mathematicians, and for professional leadership at the highest levels."

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Profs. Catherine Potvin and Suzanne Fortier, Women Pioneers

Thu, 2013-10-31 16:23

Congratulations to Professor Catherine Potvin (Department of Biology) and to our Principal, Dr. Suzanne Fortier! They were recently named as Women Pioneers by Status of Women Canada on the occasion of Women's History Month.

Visit their website for profiles on Professor Potvin, Dr. Fortier, and 27 other distinguished Canadian women.

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Information session: Bellairs Research Institute

Thu, 2013-10-24 11:00 - 11:55
Exciting developments at the Bellairs Research Institute

Be sure to attend this presentation by Susan Mahon, Director of McGill’s Bellairs Research Institute located in Barbados. 

Director Mahon will discuss developments and opportunities in many areas -- especially those relating to Agriculture and Environmental Science, Alternative Energy and Resource Management, Sustainable Business, Food Security, Coastal Engineering, and Aqua-Robotics. 

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Contact: Susan Mahon, Director
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Trottier Symposium: Is That a Fact?

Mon, 2013-10-28 (All day) - Tue, 2013-10-29 (All day)
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec , H3A 3R8
Price: Free
Mini-Poster, Trottier Symposium: Is that a Fact?

Eugenie Scott and Michael Specter: Monday, October 28, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Timothy Caulfield and John Ioannidis: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm.

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Information session: Bellairs Research Institute

Wed, 2013-10-23 12:30
Exciting developments at the Bellairs Research Institute

Be sure to attend this presentation by Susan Mahon, Director of McGill’s Bellairs Research Institute located in Barbados. 

Director Mahon will discuss developments and opportunities in many areas -- especially those relating to Agriculture and Environmental Science, Alternative Energy and Resource Management, Sustainable Business, Food Security, Coastal Engineering, and Aqua-Robotics. 

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Contact: Susan Mahon, Director
Organization: Bellairs Research Institute
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Dr. John Smol: “Advice to Young Scientists on Thriving in a Complex World”

Thu, 2013-10-10 16:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
John Smol. Photo by Greg Black.

The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome distinguished alumnus Dr. John Smol (F.R.S.C., B.Sc. '77) to deliver the keynote address at the ninth annual Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Conference:

“Advice to Young Scientists on Thriving in a Complex World”

Dr. Smol's talk is open to the public, although seats are limited.

Everyone is also welcome to visit the Undergraduate Research Conference throughout the day.

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Undergraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Science

Thu, 2013-10-10 (All day)
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: Dr. John Smol (F.R.S.C., B.Sc. '77), “Advice to Young Scientists on Thriving in a Complex World”

Everyone is welcome, though seats for Dr Smol's talk are limited.

Schedule and details: please refer to the Undergraduate Research Conference website .

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