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Fall 2014 On-Campus Recruitment

2 Sep 2014
to
30 Nov 2014

Are you looking for a job in the Federal or Provincial Government, Consulting, Financial Institutions, Engineering or Information Technology?

C Lounge

10 Sep 2014
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18 Sep 2014

What allows you to speak face-to-face with an advisor without an appointment provides you with answers to all your questions and travels around campus? It’s CaPS’ C-Lounge.

Public Astro Night

18 Sep 2014 19:30

AstroMcGill presents the 26th Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Dr. Robert Ferdman ("Discovering radio blips and blasts: from pulsars to fast radio bursts") from the McGill Physics Department. The lecture will be followed by night sky observations (weather permitting) and a tour of an experimental astrophysics laboratory. This event is intended for a general audience, and it is free of charge. No reservation is necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be served (please bring your own cup).

Freaky Friday: Phosphorous and Dance

19 Sep 2014 17:00
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20:30

By Genevieve Metson (Ph.D. Natural Resource Sciences, McGill). Learn about the flow of phosphorus and how to better manage it through the body movements of 6 dancers. Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for plant growth. It is used as a fertilizer in farm fields, but any surplus runs off into nearby rivers and streams with disastrous results for aquatic life. Followed by the documentary film Pina (2011) about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch.

Birds of Mont Royal

20 Sep 2014 08:00
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12:00

With Sheldon Harvey (President) and members of Bird Protection Quebec

Birds are captivating: easy to listen to, pleasing to watch and excitingly diverse. Join us for a morning of birdwatching to observe and learn about the diversity of birds and habitats on Mont Royal.

Stones Walking Tour

21 Sep 2014 11:00
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12:00

With Ingrid Birker (McGill Science Outreach and Redpath Museum).

Family Discovery Workshop: Fishes, Mermaids and Mermen

21 Sep 2014 11:30
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14:30

(in English)

Explore the myths and realities of fish-like beings.

Every Sunday we provide 3 Workshop sessions for ALL ages:

11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30

$7.00 child, FREE for parents and other family members.  All the Workshops include a hands-on craft.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Reservations necessary). We cannot guarantee reservations made on the weekend.

Atelier découverte: Les méteorites

28 Sep 2014 11:30
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14:30

Quelles est la différence entre les méteores et les méteorites?

Chaque dimanche nous avons TROIS sessions pour TOUS les âges: 11h30 – 12h30 OU 13h-14h OU 14h30-15h30

$7.00 /enfant, GRATUIT pour parents.  Chaque l’atelier inclut un bricolage.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (RÉSERVATIONS) nécessaires. Nous ne pouvons garantir les réservations faites la fin de semaine de l'atelier lui-même. Mieux vaut réserver à l’avance: 514-398-4092.

Family Discovery Workshop: Dinosaurs of Canada

5 Oct 2014 11:30
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14:30

(in English)

Uncover the dinosaurs that roamed Canada over 65 million years ago.

Every Sunday we provide 3 Workshop sessions for ALL ages:

11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30

$7.00 child, FREE for parents and other family members.  All the Workshops include a hands-on craft.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Reservations necessary). We cannot guarantee reservations made on the weekend.

Are we alone? The Lorne Trottier 2014 public science symposium

6 Oct 2014 15:00
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7 Oct 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.

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Supersoldier ants

9 Oct 2014 06:00
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08:00

By Ehab Abouheif (E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow, Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Associate Professor, McGill Dept. of Biology)

The Hughlings Jackson Lecture - “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems”

17 Oct 2014 16:00
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17:30

The Hughlings Jackson Lecture will take place on October 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the Neuro. This year, the Neuro’s premier scientific lecture entitled, “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems” will be delivered by Dr. Karl Deisseroth, D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Stanford University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA. The Hughlings Jackson Lecture was established at the MNI in 1935.