The Faculty will be exhibiting at the Ontario Dental Association Spring Meeting. Please stop by and say hello! We will also host a cocktail reception in conjunction with the meeting. Please contact Carol D'Souza (see below) for more details.
We all know that participating in financial reporting is a challenging role that requires a solid understanding of financial data. This session provides information and direction to aid in mastering financial report creation at McGill. It will cover the theory behind the data to aid in the producing of a valid and accurate financial report.
The ScienceDirect and Scopus databases will be unavailable for approximately one hour beginning at 22:00 Friday, April 11, 2008. This is due to scheduled maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: TBV 2008, the follow-up to the successful TBV 2003 and TBV 2006 meetings, will focus attention on "Vaccine Issues" in relation to TB worldwide. TB vaccines is a developing area of activity and TBV 2008 will once again allow researchers to come together to discuss the latest findings and trends associated with the research and development of TB vaccines - science, policy, strategy, delivery, economics.
All winter semester textbooks purchased between March 31 and April 30, 2008 are final sale and are non-returnable. Full details of the Bookstore's refund policy are available on the Bookstore web site.
A new study hints that black holes might not be as good at keeping secrets as researchers have long thought. A pair of physicists, including McGill's Patrick Hayden, has reexamined the time it would take for information to potentially escape from inside a black hole.
Research by Dr. Barbara Sherwin of the department of psychology at McGill is cited in an article on a connection between estrogen levels and memory loss in older women. Professor Sherwin also comments for the story.
McGill geology professor, Robert Martin comments for a Gazette article on different types of building stone and what to look for in identifying types.
Anthony Ricciardi, an associate professor at the Redpath Museum, co-authors a review in Nature of Charles Elton's 50-year-old text "The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants" which founded a field and is now cited more than ever.
Ada Redpath was worth a fortune in 1901 when her body was found next to that of her son. Who killed them? Now you get to play detective thanks to an interactive website that lays out all the evidence. Today, amateur sleuths can try to figure out for themselves just what happened when all the clues surrounding the case will be added to the interactive website Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History. Put together by McGill architecture professors Annmarie Adams and David Theodore, the Redpath homicide page is one of three new crimes featured on the popular website launched in 1997 by the University of Victoria.