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Register now for Mini-Science 2014: The Science of Music

Thu, 2014-01-23 (All day) - Tue, 2014-02-25 (All day)
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Find out more about Mini-Science, a unique 7-week public lecture series from McGill University’s Faculty of Science, designed to offer the public an insider's view of science.

This year's theme is The Science of Music. The series starts with an introduction on how our brains learn to play music and concludes with a look at microbes and music. In between we will learn about music in nature and why we love certain kinds of music.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Information session: new Northern Field Studies program

Mon, 2014-02-03 11:30 - 12:30
Adams Building : Room 232, 3450 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E8

The primary mission of the McGill Northern Field Studies is to train future generation of northern specialists and leaders who are able to understand and address the rapidly changing northern environment in a scientifically and culturally responsible manner. Three courses will be offered (ATOC 373, GEOG 373 and EPSC 373) from May 5 to June 13, 2014.

Target audience: B.Sc. and B.Eng. students.

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Contact: Martine Dolmière
Organization: Internships & Field Studies Office, Faculty of Science
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Science students: Want to know how to get involved in research?

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:30 - 17:55
Leacock Building : Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

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.

The target audience is undergraduate science students (B.Sc., B.A. & Sc.).

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Soup and Science

Mon, 2014-01-13 (All day) - Fri, 2014-01-17 (All day)
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
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Undergraduate science students: Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs. Soup and Science starts at 11:30 AM each day, January 13 - 17, 2014. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

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McGill astronomers earn spot on list of 2013 Top 10 breakthroughs

Wed, 2013-12-18 18:41

Physics World cites work by South Pole Telescope team

Scientists in McGill’s Astrophysics group have been honoured in Physics World magazine’s list of top 10 breakthroughs in physics for 2013.

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Deep-sea study reveals cause of 2011 tsunami

Fri, 2013-12-06 15:56

Drilling in Japan Trench by international scientific team finds unusually thin, slippery geological fault

The devastating tsunami that struck Japan’s Tohoku region in March 2011 was touched off by a submarine earthquake far more massive than anything geologists had expected in that zone.

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Prof. Niky Kamran, 2014 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize

Wed, 2013-12-04 14:06

Congratulations to Prof. Niky Kamran (Department of Mathematics and Statistics) for receiving the 2014 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize, Canada's premier prize in mathematics. Professor Kamran's achievements lie in the areas of analysis and differential geometry. The prize citation highlights both his work on the topic of exterior differential systems and his contributions to the mathematical analysis of the Einstein equations of general relativity.

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Profs. Ariel Fenster and Kenneth Ragan, Principal’s Prizes for Excellence in Teaching

Wed, 2013-11-27 11:34

Congratulations to the Faculty of Science's two most recent winners of the Principal’s Prizes for Excellence in Teaching! At Fall Convocation on November 25, 2013, Prof. Ariel Fenster, Department of Chemistry, received this prize in the Faculty Lecturer category, as did Prof. Kenneth J. Ragan, William C. Macdonald Chair in Physics, in the Full Professor Category.

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New Canada Research Chairs in the Faculty of Science

Tue, 2013-11-19 15:17

The Faculty of Science congratulates the following four new Canada Research Chairs:

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Course evaluations: extended period in certain units

Mon, 2013-11-11 (All day) - Wed, 2013-12-18 (All day)
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Course evaluations matter. Evaluate your courses!

» Access course evaluations in Minerva.

Regular Period, in most units:
Monday, November 11 to Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Extended period, in certain units including Chemistry, Computer Science, and Geography:
Monday, November 11 to Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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