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U.S. TURNS CORNER ON URBAN SPRAWL

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:19

McGill Newsroom | June 15, 2015

Christopher Barrington-Leigh of McGill University in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes.

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Dr. Peter Nugus & Dr. Charo Rodriguez successful in bid to host the 2018 OBHC International Conference"

Thu, 2015-07-02 17:41

Peter Nugus and Charo Rodriguez, from the Department of Family Medicine have been successful in bidding for the department and Montreal to host the "2018 International Conference on Organizational Behavior in Health Care (OBHC)". The theme of the conference is: "Coordinating Care Across Boundaries and Borders: Systems, Networks and Collaborations".

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Coffee and Comparative Law with... Professor René Provost

Tue, 2015-07-07 14:00 - 15:00
Peel 3690 : 3690 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Room 102

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"McGill's Answer for Cancer" team training session (Run for the Cure)

Tue, 2015-07-21 17:30 - 18:30
James Administration Building : Meet outside the front entrance, 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2t5

For the third year in a row, McGill is making a commitment to reach out beyond the Roddick Gates by raising funds for breast cancer research, education, and awareness programs.

Source Site: /research

How insulin calms brain activity

New role for “diabetes hormone” may lead to gains in treatment options for brain disorders
Tue, 2015-06-30 16:51

Insulin has long been known as the hormone which controls the body’s sugar levels: humans who lack or are insensitive to insulin develop diabetes. Although insulin is also made and released in the brain, its effects there have remained unclear.

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The Next Page Newsletter: 2015 Issue 2

Tue, 2015-06-30 16:34

Get inspired! The latest issue of the McGill SCS Newsletter is all about Celebrating Success!

Read more on The Next Page.

Math Collection housed in the Edward Rosenthall Library to move this summer

Tue, 2015-06-30 15:26

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be transforming the former Library space on the 11th floor of Burnside Hall over the upcoming year in order to meet the teaching and learning needs of students and faculty. To facilitate this space transformation, the McGill Library will relocate the library collection and merge this material with the rest of the math and statistic collections currently housed in other branch libraries.

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INESSS releases report to Ministry of Health

Tue, 2015-06-30 11:12

INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy.

Dr. Martin Drapeau, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, co-authored these reports, and is the principal collaborator on this project.

Source Site: /education

Random forests as an exploratory tool for eye-movement control in reading, Victor Kuperman, PhD

Tue, 2015-06-30 13:30 - 15:00
Stewart Biology Building : Room S3/4, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1
Price: Free

Abstract: Decades of research have amassed an impressive body of knowledge on sources of variability in eye-movement control in reading. Major sources include text characteristics (i.e.