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SURPASS Newsletter - Issue 3 - March 2016


"In this edition of the SURPASS newsletter we focus on how to survive winter - from fun activities to do to how to keep your mood up (even though this winter was exceptionally mild).

Ph.D. Oral Defense, Jason Polak

Burnside Hall Room 1025, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA
Jason Polak

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites you to attend the Ph.D. Oral Defense of Mr. Jason Polak.

Professors Choudry, Rassier awarded Canada Research Chairs

Professors Aziz Choudry and Dilson Rassier of the Faculty of Education have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), announced the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia this week. CRCs are granted to "outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields." The program was created to help Canadian universities retain world-class researchers.

Published: 18Feb2016

Mike Babcock (B.Ed. (Physical Education) 1986) 25th NHL coach to reach 1,000 game milestone

MONTREAL – When Mike Babcock (B.Ed. (Physical Education) 1986) steps behind the bench on Thursday for Toronto's home game against the New Jersey Devils, he will become the 25th coach in National Hockey League history to reach the 1,000 plateau for regular season games coached.

Published: 15Feb2016

“The Fast Radio Sky”: A lecture with the 2015 Canada Council Killam Prize (Natural Sciences) Laureate, Professor Victoria Kaspi

Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA
Victoria Kaspi

Victoria Kaspi has made important contributions to the understanding of the universe, with major discoveries throughout her career in the study of rapidly spinning compact neutron stars called pulsars. 

Soup and Science

Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Soup and science graphic: chemistry flasks.

Undergraduate science students: Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs. Soup and Science starts at 11:30 AM each day, January 18–22, 2016. Seats are limited, so don't be late. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

Geometrically-induced spin precession in Kerr geometry

Burnside Hall Room 1025 - Lounge, 805, Sherbrooke, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites you to attend the Ph.D. Oral Defense of Mr. Anusar Farooqui.