Quick Links

External

Making Canada's economy great again won’t be easy under Trump

Fri, 2017-01-13 12:41

“You can’t plug Donald Trump into your forecasts, but you can plug in a bunch of things as risks,” said Chris Ragan, associate economics professor at McGill University in Montreal and former adviser to the Bank of Canada and the finance department. “What happens if he puts tariffs in imported goods? What happens if he cuts corporate taxes? Another one is what happens if he massively spends on infrastructure.”

Read more: Bloomberg

Category:
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

Report spurs call to study marijuana’s potential in opioid-crisis fight

Fri, 2017-01-13 12:33

Mark Ware, a McGill pain researcher and vice-chair of Canada’s recent federal panel on marijuana legalization, said one of the biggest takeaways from the new report, which he reviewed before publication, is that new research must now be funded to see whether cannabis can pare down the use of some opioids, a class of legal and illicit painkillers that has led to an ongoing crisis that has killed hundreds of Canadians over the past year.

Category:
Source Site: /newsroom
Classified as: 

Professor Bronwen Low co-authors new publication: "Community-based Media Pedagogies: Relational Practices of Listening in the Commons"

Fri, 2017-01-13 12:12

Bronwen E. Low, associate professor with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and co-authors Paula M.

Source Site: /education
Classified as: 

The Montreal Neurological Institute invites you to discover science at the movies!

Fri, 2017-01-13 10:20

The 2017 Neuro Film Series opens on February 8th (6:30 pm) with Columbia Picture’s “Concussion” (2015). Dr. Alain Ptito, director of the Department of Psychology of the MUHC, hosts the evening’s film presentation. His specialization on using brain imaging techniques for examining brain trauma amongst athletes will bring about an engaging and mind-opening discussion about the multi-award nominated film.   On January 27, Dr.

Source Site: /neuro

ALS Soci­ety cal­en­dar of events for Jan­u­ary 2017

Fri, 2017-01-13 10:12

Visit the fol­low­ing web page for more infor­ma­tion regard­ing the upcom­ing events of the ALS Soci­ety of Que­bec here: http://lnk02.com/v/49/5d0731c9d27fc8056ad3afee486d9265b1e687b4a5a8af1f

Source Site: /neuro

Conservation in the 21st Century

Fri, 2017-01-20 16:00
Centennial Centre : Ceilidh, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: Free

The McGill Wildlife Association presents a conference on Conservation in the 21st Century, with guest speaker Randal Heide, Executiv

Contact Information

Contact: Emma Gillies
Organization: McGill Wildlife Association
Email:
Source Site: /macdonald

Diego Ubfal. Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries

Thu, 2017-01-26 12:30 - 14:00
Arts Building : Room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Contact Information

Contact: Iain Blair
Organization: Institute for the Study of International Development
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-3509
Source Site: /isid

Nandini Dendukuri, PhD, McGill University

Fri, 2017-01-20 15:30 - 16:30
Purvis Hall : 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A2

Latent class analysis: An indispensable tool for diagnostic research

Source Site: /mathstat
Classified as: 

Brian Caffo, PhD, Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Tue, 2017-01-17 15:30 - 16:30
Purvis Hall : 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A2

Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data

Source Site: /mathstat
Classified as: 

CCVC Seminar: Dr. Tomislav Rovis - Controlling Catalysis with Visible Light

Tue, 2017-04-18 13:00 - 14:15
Maass Chemistry Building : Room 10, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B8

Visible light is an abundant energy source that can also be delivered on demand.

Contact Information

Contact: C.J. Li
Email:
Source Site: /chemistry