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KPE’s Dr. Julie Côté Interviewed by Radio-Canada

Tue, 2014-10-28 11:20

KPE’s Dr. Julie Côté Interviewed on Radio-Canada

Julie Côté, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies and professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke to Philip Desrosiers of Radio-Canada about ergonomics, seating postures and vertical workstations on October 11th, 2014. 

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EGSS Centraide Fundraiser

Wed, 2014-11-05 10:00 - 14:30
Education Building : Lobby, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

EGSS Centraide Fundraiser

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Bilingualism over the lifespan: Changing perspectives for an evolving field

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:03

It’s a scene that plays out every day in Montreal. On the bus, in schools, in the office and at home, conversations weave seamlessly back and forth between French and English, or one of the many other languages represented on this multicultural island. It’s increasingly common to hear not two, but three different languages spoken in one short conversation.

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Contact: Lisa Coady
Organization: Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music
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2014 Killam Prize Lecture: "Cartographo Ergo Sum (I map, therefore I am): The importance of location to modern society"

Tue, 2014-10-28 17:30 - 18:30
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

McGill is delighted to weclome D. R. Fraser Taylor, who will deliver the 2014 Killam Lecture in the Social Sciences. Dr. Taylor introduced the world to the power of cybercartography, an enhanced form of multimedia mapping using geographic information management, to deepen our understanding of socio-economic issues. In Canada, and around the world, his cybercartographic atlases have delivered new perspectives and a way to comprehend complex issues such as trade and economic patterns, international development, and the risk of homelessness.

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Office Phone: (514) 398-3992
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Dr. Gardiner, "Plasticity of Spinal Neurons and Circuits to Physical Activity and the Implications for Neuromuscular Function/Health"

Wed, 2014-11-05 15:00 - 17:00
Education Building : EDUC 129 (1st Floor) , 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

 

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Public Astro Night

Thu, 2014-11-20 19:00 - 21:30
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents the 28th Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Dr. Laurens Keek. He is a post-doctoral fellow visiting the Physics Department of McGill University from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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PATH’s First Annual Symposium

Fri, 2014-10-17 12:48

The McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH) presented their first annual symposium on Friday, October 3rd at the McGill Faculty Club. Entitled Making Connections, the Centre’s inaugural seminar event gathered prominent researchers from McGill and elsewhere who have an interest in studying the relationship between physical activity and health across a broad spectrum of healthy and diseased states.

Attendees were treated to presentations by members of the research centre and PATH partners including Dr.

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Experts discuss life in outer space

Fri, 2014-10-17 10:19

Spanning two days, the Annual Trottier Public Science Symposium “Are We Alone?” took the audience to the moon, Mars, and beyond. Focusing on the origin of life in our solar system, the series explored the where and how of alien life.

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Info session: Paid research internships and study abroad in Switzerland at EPFL

Mon, 2014-10-20 17:15 - 18:30
Adams Building : Room 5, 3450 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E8
Building at dusk

EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) is one of the top five European research universities. EPFL offers paid research internships and study abroad to B.Eng. and B.Sc. students (U2 and U3) as well as Master’s Engineering Students.

The internships last for 3, 4 or 6 months all year round; are supervised in English by prestigious professors from 340 laboratories; and pay approximately CAD 1800/month plus a contribution for travel costs.

Please sign up via MyFuture (via Workshops, keyword search MESC).

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