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Mon, 2016-04-25 11:33

 

« L’HONORIS CAUSA, JE LE PRENDS POUR TOUTES LES FAMILLES AGRICOLES » La nouvelle a été divulguée sur Facebook : Maria Labrecque Ducheneau sera récipiendaire d’un doctorat honorifique (honoris causa) le 3 juin prochain. Le doctorat lui sera décerné par la rectrice de l’Université McGill, Suzanne Fortier, lors de la collation des grades des étudiants en sciences de l’agriculture et de l’environnement.

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Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste

Mon, 2016-05-09 10:30 - 12:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Doctoral defence for Ms. Sabaa Ahmad Khan.

Thesis title: Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste.

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Lawrence Goodridge interviewed on Hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries

Mon, 2016-04-25 11:29

 

LAWRENCE GOODRIDGE, DEPT. OF FOOD SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY, WAS INTERVIEWED ON CBC RADIO’S HOMERUN AT 5:40 PM ABOUT AN OUTBREAK OF HEPATITIS A LINKED TO BERRIES SOLD AT COSTCO.

LISTEN: CBC Homerun

 

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The Legal Challenges in Cyberspace

Sat, 2016-05-14 (All day) - Sun, 2016-05-15 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: 40$ (students); 210$ (faculty, NGOs); 300$ (professionnals)

Established in 2008, McGill’s Annual Graduate Conference in Law has quickly grown beyond its originally North American focus to become truly international in character.

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Hands on workshop taught sustainability through connecting with nature

Fri, 2016-04-22 17:16

Teaching Sustainability through Connecting with Nature: A Hands-on Workshop, Reviewed

by Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience; Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

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Expert: Prince (1958-2016)

Fri, 2016-04-22 15:20

"Prince, the superstar American singer-songwriter known for his incredible musicianship, diverse appeal across multiple genres and cavalcade of award-winning hits, has died at age 57." (CBC)

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REGISTER NOW! 5th Annual Global Surgery Conference

Sat, 2016-05-14 09:00 - 16:30
Montreal General Hospital : Livingston Hall (L7-147), 1650 Cedar Avenue Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1A4


HIGH-IMPACT MODELS IN GLOBAL SURGERY

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La fée des étoiles

Fri, 2016-04-22 14:24

« Nous formons des étudiants passionnés qui apprennent à penser avec un esprit critique et, en même temps, dans le respect et la collaboration, tout en se basant sur des preuves. Je crois que si nos politiciens avaient ce type de formation, le monde irait mieux. » Victoria Kaspi, directrice de l’Institut spatial. Gazette des Femmes

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Power of positive thinking skews mindfulness studies

Fri, 2016-04-22 14:23

Researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, analysed 124 published trials of mindfulness as a mental-health treatment, and found that scientists reported positive findings 60% more often than is statistically likely. Scientific American

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Canada needs to rethink energy

Fri, 2016-04-22 14:20

Op-ed cosigned by Catherine Potvin, Professor of Biology. The Toronto Star

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