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Dr. Russell Hepple appointed full professorship (KPE)

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Russell Hepple has been promoted to the rank of full professor with the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

Published: 10Feb2015

Mathematica software now free for students too

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization.  McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to faculty and staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years.  Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).

Published: 9Feb2015

Mathematica software now Free for Students

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization.  McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to Faculty & Staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years.  Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).

Published: 9Feb2015

Undergraduate scholarship applications open until April 1, 2015

The Faculty of Education is now accepting scholarship applications for undegraduate students. The deadline for all applications is April 1st, 2015.

Eligible undergrad students in the Faculty of Education are now invited to apply for in-course and graduation scholarships. In order to be considered eligible, students must meet the following criteria, in addition to any award specific criteria:

Published: 4Feb2015

Science students: Want to know how to get involved in research?

28Jan201515:30
to
18:00
Leacock Building Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

Undergraduate research information seminar

This seminar presents strategies to get involved in research, introduces related resources and services, and features testimonials by McGill students about their own undergraduate research experiences.

Soup and Science

12Jan2015
to
16Jan2015
Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Undergraduate science students: Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs. Soup and Science starts at 11:30 AM each day, January 12-16, 2015. Seats are limited, so don't be late. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

Prof. Victoria Kaspi, Fellow of the American Physical Society

Congratulations to Professor Victoria Kaspi in the Department of Physics! She has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for advancing our understanding of the astrophysics of neutron stars by elucidating the relationship between anomalous X-ray pulsars, soft gamma-ray repeaters, and magnetars.

Published: 16Dec2014

Prof. Charles Gale, Humboldt Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Gale, James McGill Professor in the Department of Physics, for winning a Humboldt Research Award!

Valued at 60,000 EUR, this award is granted by Germany's Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date. The award recognizes scholars 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.

Published: 16Dec2014

TV Broadcasts: Trottier Symposium and Mini-Science

Got an itch for knowledge? The Canal Savoir network will be broadcasting features from several McGill outreach and public lecture series, including the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium: Are we alone? Searching for life out there and Mini-Science 2014: The Science of Music. Refer to those schedules to find out when to tune in, and to find out more about each episode.

Published: 9Dec2014

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