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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome distinguished alumna Dr. Suzanne Fortier (B.Sc. '72, Ph.D. '76; President of NSERC, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council) to deliver the keynote address at the eighth annual Science Undergraduate Research Conference:
"Exploring the Borderless World of Science and Innovation"
Dr. Fortier's talk is open to the public, although seats are limited.
Science students present their research projects. Come check out the posters and talk with the scientists of tomorrow.
Keynote speaker: Dr. Suzanne Fortier, B.Sc. '72, Ph.D. '76, President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).
Everyone is welcome, though seats for Dr Fortier's talk are limited. Please refer to the Undergraduate Research Conference website for the schedule and more details.
The next Public Astro Night will be a public lecture by Stephen Ng: "Cosmic Fireworks: Supernova Explosions and Their Aftermaths". The lecture will be followed by night-sky observations (weather permitting) and a lab tour.
For more details: www.astro.physics.mcgill.ca/astronight.php