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Trudeau’s meeting with Trump eyed from both sides of the border

Thu, 2017-02-16 11:01

Seemingly everyone watched Justin Trudeau’s first meeting with US President Donald Trump — and for good reason: more than $2 billion crosses the border every day in trade. Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA, which is causing ripples in some areas, though he intends major changes to be aimed at Mexico.

Source Site: /desautels

Introverts, extroverts and praise for a job well done

Thu, 2017-02-16 10:57

According to Desautels Faculty of Management Associate Professor Karl Moore and Desautels MBA graduate Adrienne Jung, Gary Chapman and Paul White’s book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, examines five methods for showing appreciation to your colleagues, and how to tailor those methods for introverts and extroverts.

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"Journées internationales de la culture scientifique (JICS) - Science and You

Thu, 2017-05-04 (All day) - Sat, 2017-05-06 (All day)

On May 4, 5 and 6, 2017, McGill University will host the "Journées internationales de la culture scientifique (JICS) - Science and You" in Montreal.

Contact Information

Contact: Gwénola Maguelonne
Organization: Acfas
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Office Phone: 514 849-0045, ext. 227
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Targeting the biological clock could slow the progression of cancer

Thu, 2017-02-16 10:11

Does the biological clock in cancer cells influence tumour growth? Yes, according to a study conducted by Nicolas Cermakian, a professor in McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry.

Published in the journal BMC Biology, these results show for the first time that directly targeting the biological clock in a cancerous tumour has an impact on its development.

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Andrea Agazzi (Stanford and Université de Genève)

Mon, 2017-02-20 16:00 - 18:00
Burnside Hall : Room 719, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Title:Large Deviations Theory for Chemical Reaction Networks

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Joelle Pineau Associate Professor of Computer Science McGill University

Fri, 2017-02-17 15:30 - 16:30
Burnside Hall : room 1205, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Building End-To-End Dialogue Systems Using Deep Neural Architectures

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24heuresdescience @ Museum: Trees and papermaking

Fri, 2017-05-12 12:30 - 15:30
Redpath Museum : In Room 106 or outdoors weather permitting., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Cost: $3/participant. Payable at the door.

(In English)

Learn how trees grow and what they are made of. Find out how we use them for furniture, paper and even to make artificial vanilla. Make a small sample of craft paper to take home.

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Earth ​Day @ the Museum

Sun, 2017-04-23 14:30 - 16:30
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: FREE, with admission to Museum

Toby and the Toads: You're Never too Young for Natural History!

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Lisa Monchalin, "The Colonial Problem"

Fri, 2017-02-24 14:30 - 16:30
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

The Indigenous Studies program is pleased to host a presentation and book launch for author and criminologist Lisa Monchalin.  Dr.

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Contact: Allan Downey
Organization: Chair, Indigenous Studies Program
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Office Phone: 514-398-8346
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NSERC USRA /SURA Submission Deadlines

Fri, 2017-02-24 (All day)
Burnside Hall : Room 1005, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Deadline to submit applications for NSERC USRA and SURA for Summer 2017 is Friday February 24, 2017 before 5 pm.

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