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Course evaluations: regular period

Mon, 2014-03-24 (All day) - Fri, 2014-04-11 (All day)
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Regular Period, in most units:
Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014

Extended period, in certain units including Chemistry, Computer Science, and Geography:
Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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Course evaluations: extended period in certain units

Mon, 2014-03-24 (All day) - Tue, 2014-04-29 (All day)
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Regular Period, in most units:
Monday, March 24 to Friday, April 11, 2014

Extended period, in certain units including Chemistry, Computer Science, and Geography:
Monday, March 24 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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Prof. Matt Dobbs, inaugural Dunlap Award from the Canadian Astronomical Society

Tue, 2014-03-25 16:51

Congratulations to Prof. Matt Dobbs in the Department of Physics for winning the inaugural Dunlap Award from the Canadian Astronomical Society. He received this award in recognition of his international leadership on the design and implementation of systems using Superconducting Transition-Edge Sensor bolometers. The prize citation states in part:

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Grinding chemistry, greening chemistry

Fri, 2014-03-21 17:05

What if you could re-engineer chemical processes so that instead of using toxic solvents or expensive catalysts, you could incite molecules to bind simply by grinding them together? McGill Chemistry Professor Tomislav Friscic is a leader in the field of mechanochemistry. Read more about his work in "Grinding chemistry" from the Chemical Institute of Canada.

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Is Your Makeup Killing You? Decoding Cosmetic Scare Stories

Tue, 2014-03-18 23:36

You’ve seen the stories: There’s Lead in Your Lipstick! Pthalates in Your Shampoo! Parabens in Everything!

 

Our cosmetics are awash in toxic chemicals, or so it seems. Are we in imminent danger? Should we throw them all out and go au naturelle? Or slather away in a fool’s paradise, only to develop cancer – or worse, pass on our toxic habits to our children as birth defects? Why are there toxins in our products at all? And if these toxins are so dangerous, why isn’t anything being done?

 

A Scientific Opinion

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Free studying workshop

Thu, 2014-03-20 17:00 - 19:00
Redpath Museum : Room 106B, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Advanced Learning Techniques

Do you wish you knew how to use your study time more efficiently?

Are you finding that the way you studied before isn’t enough now that you’re in university?

Then have we got the workshop for you!

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Contact: tomlinson.project@mcgill.ca
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Public lecture: Nobel Laureate Akira Suzuki

Tue, 2014-03-18 13:00
Maass Chemistry Building : Room 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8
Akira Suzuki

Cross-Coupling Reactions of Organoboranes: An Easy Way for Carbon-Carbon Bonding

Nobel Laureate Akira Suzuki, Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

Everyone is welcome

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Contact: Prof. Youla S. Tsantrizos
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Prof. Bruce A. Reed, Humboldt Research Award

Thu, 2014-02-20 12:52

Congratulations to Prof. Bruce A. Reed, FRSC, Canada Research Chair in Graph Theory in the School of Computer Science for receiving a prestigious Humboldt Research Award. This award recognizes researchers at the peak of their careers whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline, and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.

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Prof. Isztar Zawadzki, Luis Federico Leloir Award for International Cooperation in Science, Technology, and Innovation

Mon, 2014-02-17 12:26

Congratulations to Dr. Isztar Zawadzki, FRSC, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences for receiving a 2013 Luis Federico Leloir Award from the Argentinian Ministry of Science, Technology, and Productive Innovation. This award recognizes non-Argentinian scientists who have contributed significantly to scientific, technological, and innovation cooperation with Argentina.

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Kitchens heat up in Iron Chef competition

Thu, 2014-02-13 18:05

On Feb. 8, McGill hosted the first-ever inter-university Iron Chef competition, where teams of one staff and three students from UMASS, the University of Toronto, the University of Ottawa and McGill cooked their hearts out to impress celebrity judges Jonathan Garnier of La Guilde culinaire, Juliette Brun of Juliette & Chocolat and Dr.Joe Schwarcz of McGill.

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