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Dididache 嘀嘀打车 - Hailing the Future, One Cab at a Time

Tue, 2014-04-15 09:40

Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. The following piece is based on his work on financial innovation in China, in collaboration with Professor Alexander White of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

Source Site: /desautels

Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Tue, 2014-04-15 01:20

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

Source Site: /sustainability

Public Astro Night

Thu, 2014-04-24 20:00
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents the 22nd Public Astro Night, with a panel discussion about "Inflation, the Big Bang and Gravitational Waves" with invited panelists Pr. Robert Brandenberger, Pr. Matt Dobbs, and Pr. Vicky Kaspi. The discussion will strongly encourage questions from the public. It will be followed by night sky observations (weather permitting) and a lab tour. This event is intended for a general audience, and it is free of charge. No reservation is necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be served (please bring your own cup).

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Bachelor's Recital: Katherine Peter, violin

Thu, 2014-04-24 18:00 - 19:30
Price: Free Admission
Source Site: /music
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PhD Oral Defense: Protein-Protein Interactions of Receptors LdPEX5 and LPEX7 with PTS1 and PTS2 Cargo Proteins, and with Glycosomal Docking Protein LdPEX14 for Protein import into Leishmania donovani

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:15
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Rona Strasser, Institute of Parasitology

Source Site: /macdonald
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Schulich Professional Concert Series: Carte-Blanche - Ensemble Festina Lente

Mon, 2014-05-05 20:00
Price: $15 ($10 students/seniors)

Ensemble Festina Lente

Mark Fewer & Pascale Giguère, violins

                Karine Rousseau, viola

                Blair Lofgren, violoncello

                Ali Kian Yazdanfar, double bass 


String Quintets of George Onslow (1784-1853)


Source Site: /music
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RUIS McGill Pain Day 2014

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:15 - 15:45

Topics include:

  • Pain's relationship with 'broken' sleep
  • La place des opioïdes et approche pratique        
  • Optimizing Pain Relief While Reducing Risk: Finding Your Comfort Zone
  • Subacute Low Back Pain program
  • Knee Osteoarthritis… Are we looking for pain in all the wrong places?
  • Challenges in management of osteoarthritic patients & A-typical fractures in osteoporosis

Moderator: Dr. Richard Germain

Source Site: /ruis

La réforme des soins de fin de vie et le regard du droit comparé

Fri, 2014-05-09 12:45 - 18:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: $50

Colloque annuel de l’Association québécoise de droit comparé (AQDC), lequel se déroulera cette année sous la présidence Mme Raymonde Saint-Germain, Protectrice du citoyen du Québec.

Source Site: /law
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Tethering and Repressing Chromosomes via Molecular Machines

Mon, 2014-05-05 16:00 - 17:00
Stewart Biology Building : Auditorium N2/2, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

The Alma Howard Lecture in Molecular Biology presents:

Barbara Meyer
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Tethering and Repressing Chromosomes via Molecular Machines

Monday, May 5th, 2014 at 4:00pm in Stewart Biology Building - Auditorium N2/2

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Made it onto Huffington Post. For better or for worse...

Mon, 2014-04-14 09:24

A Treatment for Chemophobia

"Hey, aren't you somebody?" the teenager queried as I got into the elevator.

Source Site: /oss