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Free On-Campus Hearing Screenings

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:30 - 18:00
SCSD : Ground Floor, 2001 McGill College Avenue, Montreal, QC

On March 20th, the SCSD will be holding an On-Campus Hearing Screening Event!  Hearing information will be provided and an audiologist will be on site to answer questions.

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Service outage with WorldCat Local and other OCLC services (RESOLVED)

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:25

OCLC is experiencing a generalised outage across many of its platforms including WorldCat Local, the link resolver, QuestionPoint, Colombo (interlibrary loan), EZProxy (off-campus proxy access).

We will update this page with addtional information as it becomes available.

5:19 PM: Service has been restored to all OCLC services.

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DISE's Dr. Mindy Carter interviewed for Lakehead University newsletter

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:29

Dr. Mindy Carter of the Faculty of Education's Department of Integrated Studies recently spoke to Lakehead University about her experiences as a graduate. The following is an excerpt from Lakehead University's Faculty of Education newsletter, January 2015. Please click here to read the newsletter in its entirety.

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SPECIAL WORLD TB DAY SYMPOSIUM - Global Health Anthropology: Perspectives from research on tuberculosis

Thu, 2015-03-12 17:30 - 20:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphitheatre (Room 521), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

RSVP: globalhealth [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Source Site: /globalhealth

Cities and biodiversity: antagonism or synergy?

Thu, 2015-03-19 08:30 - 17:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

Cities and biodiversity: antagonism or synergy?

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Chairs in social pediatrics to be established

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the Université de Montréal and the Fondation du Dr Julien announce the creation of two chairs in social pediatrics in the community
Thu, 2015-02-26 13:29

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the Université de Montréal and the Fondation du Dr Julien will establish two chairs in social pediatrics in the community, to be based in the Montreal neighbourhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. In a Canadian first, researchers will conduct a long-term study on social pediatrics in the community.  This clinical practice has a proven track record, thanks to its founder, Dr. Gilles Julien, who has been practicing social pediatrics in disadvantaged neighbourhoods for nearly 30 years.

Contact Information

Contact: Séverine Defouni
Organization: Assistant Director of Communications, Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation
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Office Phone: 514-934-4846 ext. 29238

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

Dr. Shariff speaks to National Post about student rights

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:11

Toronto high school students win charter challenge over breathalyzer test requirement to enter prom

Source: National Post, Feb 24, 2015

By: Sarah Boesveld

Source Site: /education

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells metastasize

Thu, 2015-02-26 10:19

Montreal Neurological Institute scientists discover a new mechanism driving spread of cancer

A protein commonly found in human cells could be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis, according to a new study by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro at McGill University and the MUHC. The finding focuses attention on a biological mechanism that until now was largely overlooked. The discovery of the protein’s effect significantly expands our understanding of epithelial cancers such as breast and lung cancer.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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“What can I do with a BA in English?”

Wed, 2015-03-18 16:00
Arts Building : ROOM 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: FREE

Join us for a follow-up to last winter’s discussions on the value of a Humanities degree, with five McGill graduates who will talk about how their education helped them in their careers:

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Source Site: /english

Calls for Proposals: Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development - Round 5

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:45

USAID, the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and DFID have joined together to launch Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, to find the tools and approaches to help the mothers and newborns during their most vulnerable hours.

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