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Epidemiology Seminar

Mon, 2015-09-21 16:00 - 17:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 521, Meakins, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6


Pollution, Infectious Disease, and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic

Josh Lewis, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Université de Montréal

Contact Information

Contact: Kyla Hosie
Office Phone: 514-398-2628
Source Site: /epi-biostat-occh

University of Mid-Sweden confers Honorary Doctorate upon Professor Claudia Mitchell

Fri, 2015-08-28 10:54

Dr. Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the Mid Sweden University's Faculty of Human Sciences. This commendation, a result of her nomination by the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Forum at Mid Sweden University, will be delivered officially on October 9th, 2015.

Source Site: /education

Food for Thought Lecture Series: The Anthropocene - The Age of Humans

Tue, 2015-09-15 19:00 - Tue, 2015-11-24 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-046, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The Food for Thought Lecture Series enters its 16th season of bringing timely science topics to the community: our neighbours, alumni, students, staff and faculty. This year's theme is The Anthropocene: The Age of Humans.

Source Site: /macdonald

Seminar - "Loi quebecoise des soins de fin de vie" with Marjorie Tremblay & Pierre Deschamps

Thu, 2015-09-10 12:00 - 13:30
Donner Building :

Seminar - "Loi quebecoise des soins de fin de vie" with Marjorie Tremblay & Pierre Deschamps

Source Site: /familymed

Announcement of the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist

Wed, 2015-09-09 11:00

Announcement of the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist. Presented by Sean Michaels, BA'04, 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner 

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Moyse Hall, Arts Building McGill University 853 Sherbrooke St. West. Reception to follow 

RSVP: rsvp [dot] arts [at] mcgill [dot] ca 

Livestream: www.scotiabankgillerprize.ca/2015-longlist-announcement-livestream/

Professor Emeritus Richard Studham speaks to UK's Chronicle

Thu, 2015-08-27 16:39

Richard Lynn Studham, professor emeritus in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, spoke to North East United Kingdom's Chronicle reporter David Whetstone this week regarding his ongoing exhibition A Paragon of Chivalry.

Source Site: /education

Harnessing the butterfly effect

Thu, 2015-08-27 14:46

McGill Reporter | Aug. 19, 2015

by: Vincent Allaire

In a new paper published online in Geophysical Research Letters, McGill Professor Shaun Lovejoy shows how to directly harness the atmosphere’s elephantine memory to produce temperature forecasts that are somewhat more accurate than conventional numerical computer models.

Read the full story here.

Source Site: /sustainability
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Why impact investors don’t mind negative returns

Thu, 2015-08-27 13:00

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am sitting down with James Tansey from the University of British Columbia.

Source Site: /desautels

Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today!

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:58

Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, a five-day celebration of Cornwall’s vibrant culinary scene.
... Born and raised in Cornwall, Sebastien (Mani) Manigat has over 10 years of hospitality, marketing and event management experience. A recent graduate of McGill's MBA program, Mani has also completed the Restaurant Management program at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. 

Source Site: /desautels

How a few ‘spoiler’ seats could topple the Conservatives

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:51

Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University and the author of Rebalancing Society (2015)

This is written on behalf of Canada’s silenced majority – those of us who care deeply about our country but have been shut out by a government of micromanaged dogma. We consider Canada to be a nation of decency and balance, but for years we have been getting nastiness and bullying, alongside disrespect for basic democratic institutions.

Source Site: /desautels