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Performance of Clinton, Trump

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:48

Democratic strategist Adam Sharon and North American Studies professor at McGill University Tom Velk discuss and debate their performance. CTV News

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Launch of the McGill Centraide Campaign 2016

Thu, 2016-09-29 11:30 - 13:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

For more than 20 years, Centraide has marked the launch of its annual fundraising campaign with a joyous public march through downtown Montreal. Join us for Centraide’s March of 1,000 Umbrellas on Thursday, September 29.

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Contact: Linda Webb
Office Phone: 398-3721

Canadians relieved, says Trudeau, after professor released from Iran

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:45

“At a time when the regime is inviting the world to invest in Iran and trying to attract diaspora Iranians, these arrests aren’t going to make anyone feel secure about doing business in Iran,” said Payam Akhavan, an associate professor of international law at McGill University. The Toronto Star

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Discovering new fish species is 'lagniappe,' LSU researcher says

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:30

[Former Macdonald student] Prosanta Chakrabarty travels the world searching for fish that few humans have ever seen. The LSU researcher wants to learn what these underwater unknowns can teach about evolution and the history of the earth.

He's a modern-day explorer, swimming through murky waters and diving into caves in search of seldom-seen species.

Source Site: /macdonald

Joint Seminar: Barry Halliwell - The wanderings of a free radical

Mon, 2016-10-03 13:30 - 14:30
Goodman Cancer Research Center : KARP conference room 501, 1160 Pine Ave. West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1A3
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Seminar Series

Mon, 2016-10-03 12:30 - 13:30

Scholarly Communication in the Digital Era

Dr. Vincent Lariviere

3661 Peel Room 106

This talk is free and open to all.  Please arrive early to secure a seat

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How do you measure hunger?

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:09

How do you measure hunger? If anyone can tell you, it’s Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez, Margaret Gilliam Faculty Scholar in Food Security and Director of the McGill Institute for Global Food Security.

“Hunger and food insecurity are very complex phenomena affecting people and countries in different ways,” says Melgar-Quiñonez. “In order to estimate how many people are undernourished or food insecure, we needed diverse methods of quantifying hunger.”

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Le roman pour explorer le monde et la vie: En conversation avec Isabelle Daunais, lauréate du Prix Killam 2016

Tue, 2016-10-18 05:30 - 08:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1X9, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Gratuit, RVSP

Le Bureau de la vice-principale (recherche et innovation), en collaboration avec les Fiducies Killam, vous invite à une soirée en compagnie de la lauréate du Prix Killam 2016 en sciences humaines, Isabelle Daunais, professeure au Département d

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)
Office Phone: 514-398-3992
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Food security and access to land resources

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:05

Margaret A. Gilliam Fellowship recipient June Po is a PhD candidate in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences; June works on food security, focusing on the relationships between food security and women’s access to land resources in dryland Kenya. In early 2015, she returned to the rural communities in Kenya to report her research findings to smallholder farmers. This effort has so far been extremely valuable, as she learned multiple ways of translating research into practice.

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