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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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“Understanding, treating and avoiding hematological disease: Better medicine through mathematics” - Michael Mackey, Professor of Physiology, McGill University

Tue, 2013-10-01 17:30
Stewart Biology Building : Room W4/12, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Lecture Series in Quantitative Biosciences, Fall 2013:

Pioneers in theoretical biology and biophysics.

Michael Mackey is the Joseph Morley Drake Professor of Physiology and a member of the Departments of Physics and Mathematics. Trained in physics, mathematics and physiology, he has been a long-time advocate of interdisciplinary research and education, developing the Joint Major Programmes in Physiology & Physics and Physiology & Mathematics at McGill long before other universities realized their importance.

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“Cardiac Arrhythmias” - Leon Glass, Professor of Physiology, McGill University

Tue, 2013-09-17 17:30
Stewart Biology Building : Room W4/12, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Lecture Series in Quantitative Biosciences, Fall 2013:

Pioneers in theoretical biology and biophysics.

Leon Glass attended Brooklyn College and did graduate work at the University of Chicago. Before moving to McGill University, where he is currently a Professor of Physiology and the Isadore Rosenfeld Chair in Cardiology, he held postdoctoral positions at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Chicago, and the University of Rochester.

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Soup and Science

Mon, 2013-09-09 (All day) - Fri, 2013-09-13 (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 9-13, 2013. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

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Webcasts, Mini-Science 2013

Thu, 2013-07-18 16:56
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Selected lectures from Mini-Science 2013: Science, Sex, and Gender are now available as webcasts and podcasts. Listen or watch, when you want, where you want, at no charge!

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TV broadcasts: Science outreach on Canal Savoir, July 11 to December 15

Wed, 2013-07-17 15:45
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Got an itch for knowledge? From July 11 to December 15, 2013, the Canal Savoir network will be broadcasting features from several series, including the Cutting Edge Lectures in Science; Mini-Science; the Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium; and more. Refer to the schedule to find out when to tune in, and to find out more about each episode.

Canal Savoir is a non-profit, Quebec-based television network that strives to make higher learning accessible to everyone.

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Register until March 25 for Mini-Science 2013: Science, Sex, and Gender

Tue, 2013-02-12 (All day) - Mon, 2013-03-25 (All day)
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Find out more about this unique five-week public lecture series organized by the Faculty of Science and be educated by some of the University's top professors. The series starts with 'Dr. Joe' from the Office of Science and Society on chemistry, love and gender and concludes with Barbara Sherwin's talk about hormones and memory in both genders.

No science background is required. There is no homework and no exam.

This public course will take place over five consecutive Thursday evenings, from March 14 to April 11.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
Organization: Mini-Science
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Office Phone: 514-398-8886
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Soup and Science

Mon, 2013-01-14 (All day) - Fri, 2013-01-18 (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, January 14 - 18, 2013. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

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GIS Day

Wed, 2012-11-14 12:30 - 18:00
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

November 14, 2012, is the international GIS Day. For the occasion, the Geographic Information Centre will be hosting a series of activities. The GIC is a new centre recently opened as part of the Geography Department at McGill to answer geographical information system and remote sensing needs from the McGill community. We are located on the fifth floor of Burnside Hall. Come see us or email us at GICsupport [at] mcgill [dot] ca if you have any questions concerning  GIS and Remote Sensing.

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McGill Reporter - National Geo: Calling all Young Explorers

Sat, 2012-09-29 19:30
Leacock Building : Room 132, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

From the McGill Reporter:

A free public presentation on field research and exploration featuring National Geographic Emerging Explorer and ecological anthropologist Kenny Broad and renowned alpinist and The North Face athlete Conrad Anker will be held at McGill on Saturday, Sept. 29. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Leacock Room 132 on the downtown campus.

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