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GIS Day

14Nov201212:30
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18:00
Burnside Hall 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA

November 14, 2012, is the international GIS Day. For the occasion, the Geographic Information Centre will be hosting a series of activities.

McGill Reporter - National Geo: Calling all Young Explorers

29Sep201219:30
Leacock Building Room 132, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

From the McGill Reporter:

Dr. Suzanne Fortier: "Exploring the Borderless World of Science and Innovation"

4Oct201216:00
Arts Building Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome distinguished alumna Dr. Suzanne Fortier (B.Sc. '72, Ph.D.

Undergraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Science

4Oct201210:00
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15:00
Arts Building Lobby, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

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

Public Astro Night: "Cosmic Fireworks: Supernova Explosions and Their Aftermaths"

15Nov2012

The next Public Astro Night will be a public lecture by Stephen Ng: "Cosmic Fireworks: Supernova Explosions and Their Aftermaths".

TV broadcasts: Science outreach on Canal Savoir

15Apr2013
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14Jul2013
Canal Savoir logo

Got an itch for knowledge? From April 15 to July 14, 2013, the Canal Savoir network will be broadcasting features from the Cutting Edge Lectures in Science series, the Mini-Science series, and more.

Miranda Wang: Improving the world one project at a time

Talented McGill student wins international acclaim and attention for trail-blazing research.

Talented McGill student rolls up sleeves to help save the environment.

Talented McGill student uses downtime to help people in need.

All three of these storylines have been seen on these pages more than once, but this time, they all have to do with the same person; U0 Science undergrad, Miranda Wang.

Published: 7May2013

Researchers concerned about lower levels of oxygen in the waters of the St. Lawrence River

The level of oxygen in the St. Lawrence estuary has fallen significantly in recent decades. The causes and long-term effects of this phenomenon are poorly understood and worry researchers. ... The affected underwater region is located near Tadoussac and off Rimouski. The oxygen that marine life depends upon has fallen by roughly half since the 1930s, according to Alfonso Mucci, a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University. ...

Published: 7May2013

Why we age but our cells don't: The discovery of stem cells at McGill

Over 60 years ago, McGill Professors Yves Clermont and Charles Leblond published a paper that revolutionized our understanding of cell biology. Their stem cell renewal theory marks the first use of the term "stem cells" in this biological context.

Read more about these pioneering scientists and their contributions on the website of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.

Published: 17Apr2013

New Royal Society of Canada inductees from the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science offers congratulations to Professors Laurie Hendren (Computer Science), Bruce Lennox (Chemistry), Chao-Jun Li (Chemistry), and Timothy Moore (Geography), on being named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada!

Kudos also to the following Professors who are RSC Medal recipients: The Flavelle Medal, Siegfried Hekimi (Biology); the Rutherford Memorial Medal in Physics, Guy Moore (Physics); and the Miroslaw Romanowski Medal, Catherine Potvin (Biology).

Published: 6Sep2012

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