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Soup and Science

8Sep2014
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12Sep2014
Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Logo for Soup and Science

Undergraduate science students: Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs.

Free Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus software for students

Get your free copy of Office 365 ProPlus

Starting today, August 19, McGill students have free access to the latest version of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps. You may download and install it on up to five compatible personal devices, including PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets.

As long as you’re a student at McGill University, you’ll be able to continue to use Office 365 ProPlus at no charge, and will receive automatic software updates.

Published: 19Aug2014

Are we alone? The Lorne Trottier 2014 public science symposium

6Oct2014
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7Oct2014
Centre Mont-Royal 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec, CA
Trottier Symposium poster 2014

Jill Tarter and Jim Bell:

Monday, October 6, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Joe Nickell and Sara Seager:

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Limited seats: No reservations. First come, first served!

For more information: please visit the Trottier symposium webpage.

Heartbleed: reset your McGill Password

All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated for vulnerability to Heartbleed and updates were applied where needed. If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your password. For others, we strongly encourage you to change your McGill Password without delay. 

To reset your McGill Password:

  • Faculty, staff, & students: log into Minerva, and go to the Personal Menu > Password for McGill Username. 
  • Affiliates: go to Reggie and click on Change Account Information, then select McGill Password. 

Notes: 

Published: 14May2014

Polar Obsession

28May201418:30
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19:30
Centre Mont-Royal 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec, CA

Presentation by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic Photographer.

Halting deforestation: One piece of the climate mitigation puzzle

26May201418:30
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19:30
Centre Mont-Royal 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec, CA

Bilingual talk by Professor Catherine Potvin, McGill Department of Biology.

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

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:

Published: 25Mar2014

Grinding chemistry, greening chemistry

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.

Published: 21Mar2014

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