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CREOR Public Lecture: Japanese Canadians: Race, Religion and Confinement during World War II

Thu, 2017-04-20 16:00 - 17:30
Birks Building : 3520 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7
Price: Free

CREOR Public Lecture: by Professor Greg Robinson, Départment d'Histoire, Université du Québec A Montréal, Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Birks Building, 3520 University Street, Room 100.

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Marijuana sector likely to constrict as it matures

Fri, 2017-04-07 12:26

Desautels Professor Ken Lester was interviewed on BNN about the commodification of marijuana post-legalization. He discussed product choice, the question of how branding might be constrained by the impending legislation, and the tricky taxation line that the governments will have to trace in order to not send consumers back to the black market.

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Future food now: how insects will solve world hunger

Fri, 2017-04-07 12:22

In an interview on Fox Business Network, Aspire CEO Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14) makes the case for eating bugs as a way to meet the world’s growing protein requirements. His company, the Aspire Group, runs a cricket farm in Texas and a palm weevil larvae operation in Ghana, both aimed at creating a sustainable insect-based food industry. Mr. Ashour says that both insects are “extremely nutritious, and have a high amount of protein, iron and other micro-nutrients; and utilize an extraordinarily low amount of resources to produce.”

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Research Proposal Presentation: Cheng Zhu

Wed, 2017-04-12 14:00 - 16:00
Bronfman Building : Room 410, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Cheng Zhu, a doctoral student at McGill University in Operations Management will be presenting her research proposal entitled:

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Alain Breuleux, Bronwen Low awarded SSHRC Connection Grants

Fri, 2017-04-07 11:44

 2 people, textProfessors Alain Breuleux, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), and Bronwen Low, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), have received Connection Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

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NFL Director of Football Development Samantha Rapoport (BEd 2004) on "growing the game and following your passion"

Fri, 2017-04-07 11:03

Samantha Rapoport, alumna of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by USA Today as part of a series featuring some of the most influential female athletes, coaches and celebrities in the sports world.

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Have you read Latitude?

Fri, 2017-04-07 10:13

ISID's most recent newsletter is available here:  http://www.mcgill.ca/isid/files/isid/latitude_newsletter.pdf

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Phishing scam: "Please Upgrade Your McGill University Account"

Fri, 2017-04-07 09:36

There is a phishing email circulating to users. The email asks users to upgrade their McGill university mailbox settings by clicking on a fraudulent link. See an example of this phishing message below.

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Dehua Wang (University of Pittsburgh

Thu, 2017-04-13 16:00 - 17:00
Burnside Hall : Room 708, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Title: Global solutions to the Gauss-Codazzi equations of isometric immersions

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