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Multimodal quantitative neuroimaging databases and methods: the Cuban Human Brain Mapping Project

Tue, 2016-05-17 13:00 - 14:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Presenter: Dr. Pedro A.

Source Site: /neuro

Full Comment by Andrew Potter

Mon, 2016-05-16 13:01

Our democratic reform minister doesn’t understand our democracy: Op-ed by Andrew Potter, incoming Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. National Post


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Adult colouring books beat homeopathy any day

Mon, 2016-05-16 12:59

The Right Chemistry: column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society. Montreal Gazette

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More buyers out of Vancouver housing market

Mon, 2016-05-16 12:54

“I believe the train is out of control. The damage that this train can eventually do to people who will need to spend huge sums of money at their later stage of life is very, very serious.” Avi Friedman, Professor of Architecture The Globe and Mail

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Macdonald start-ups win big at McGill’s Dobson Cup entrepreneurship competition

Mon, 2016-05-16 09:45



Students from McGill’s Macdonald Campus seem to have figured out the winning combination of talent, skills, risk –and above all, the unwavering determination it takes to convert an idea into a viable business venture.

Source Site: /macdonald

Converting cells to burn fat, not store it

Mon, 2016-05-16 09:16

McGill Newsroom

McGill-led discovery could help fight obesity, metabolic disorders

Researchers have uncovered a new molecular pathway for stimulating the body to burn fat – a discovery that could help fight obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office - McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

Course Lecturers and Instructors job postings

Sun, 2016-05-15 11:28

Click the link below to see the postings.


Source Site: /scsd
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Desert Architecture @ Redpath Museum (in french)

Tue, 2016-05-17 14:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: FREE with donation to Museum

Lecture (in French) by Miloud Boukhira, architect and Brahim Benyoucef, urban planner on Desert Architecture (to reserve, call 514-284-3322, ext.221). Free.

Source Site: /redpath
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Music Encoding Conference: VivaVoce Concert

Fri, 2016-05-20 19:00
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6
Price: Free Admission
Source Site: /music
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New technique reclaims mercury from spent compact fluorescent light bulbs

Fri, 2016-05-13 16:38

Chemical and Engineering News | April 15, 2016

By: Melissa Pandika

Existing recovery methods often require high temperatures to evaporate the mercury, separating it from the other material inside the bulbs. Parisa A. Ariya of McGill University and her colleagues wanted to devise a technique that used natural, nontoxic compounds and minimal energy. Instead of heat, they used nanoparticles to trap the mercury.

Source Site: /sustainability
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