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New faces and exciting changes: McGill Journal of Education continues to expand

by  Teresa Strong-Wilson, editor-in-chief, McGill Journal of Education

The McGill Journal of Education has undergone significant changes over the past few years,  and we wanted to take this occasion to update you on these changes as well as to welcome two new interns.

Published: 25Nov2016

Gui-Qiang G. Chen, University of Oxford

2Dec201616:00
Donner Building 201, ave du Président-Kennedy, salle PK-5115, CA

 

Colloque des sciences mathématiques du Québec

Partial differential equations of mixed elliptic-hyperbolic type in mechanics and geometry

Gui-Qiang G. Chen, University of Oxford

Money coming to the Auclair Lab from the other end of the world!

Professor Auclair was recently awarded funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia. The two co-applicants involved in this application, Prof. Auclair and Prof. K. J. Saliba from The Australian National University, will  share approximately $185,000 per year for 3 years to work on "Understanding and targeting coenzyme A biosynthesis and utilization in Plasmodium falciparum".

Published: 24Nov2016

Education students Mélodie Daoust and Joel Houle are co-winners of inaugural Jean Béliveau Award

McGILL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF EDUCATION, NOV. 23, 2016: A new financial award in Athletics and Recreation –known as the Jean Béliveau Award– will recognize and support top McGill student-athletes as well as honour the memory of the legendary Montreal Canadiens captain and inspirational community leader.

Published: 24Nov2016

Palladium(II) Dithiocarbamates - Anticancer Metallodrugs of the Future?

Most chemistry students are well aware of the anticancer properties of cisplatin, cis-Pt(NH3)2Cl2,  as a result of the pioneering work of Professor Barnett Rosenberg and his colleagues at the Michigan State University in the late 1960s. Over the years, this simple Pt(II) coordination complex and some structurally closely related ones have become the FDA-approved drugs of choice for cancer treatment, especially ovarian and testicular cancers.

Published: 23Nov2016

Chemical Society Seminar: Dr. Kevin R. Wilson - The Interfacial Chemistry of Organic Aerosols and Cloud Droplets

7Mar201713:00
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Maass Chemistry Building Room 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B8, CA

Developing accurate descriptions of the role that interfacial chemistry plays in the multiphase oxidation of organic aerosol and cloud droplet nucleation remains an outstanding challenge.

Sanjeeva Balasuriya - University of Adelaide

5Dec201615:00
Burnside Hall Room 920, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA

 

Unsteady flow barriers at scales from geophysics to microfluidics: identification, control, and optimizing transport

Olfactory perception influenced by background and semantic information

When two people smell the same thing, they can have remarkably different reactions, depending on their cultural background. Researchers at the Neuro have found that even when two cultures share the same language and many traditions, their reactions to the same smells can be different.

Published: 21Nov2016

NFL's Samantha Rapoport (B.Ed, 2004) aiming for a touchdown for gender equality

Aiming for a touchdown for gender equality

by Maeve Haldane

Samantha Rapoport, (BEd’04 -Kinesiology), has a message to deliver, one that some might find a little surprising – maybe even shocking.

The National Football League is a great place for a woman to work.

Published: 17Nov2016

Congratulations: KPE student Patrick Delisle-Houde is recipient of the 1938 Champions Award

Patrick Delisle-Houde, graduate student in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been named as the winner of the annual 1938 Champions Award.

Published: 17Nov2016

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