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Congrats to Dr. Erdstein, Appointed Division Director of Adolescent Medicine

Wed, 2016-11-30 11:38

Congratulations to Dr. Julius Erdstein, Assistant Professor, who has been appointed Division Director of Adolescent Medicine within the Department of Pediatrics and the MUHC for a five-year term beginning December 1st, 2016. Dr. Erdstein served as Interim Director of this Division since May 2015.

Source Site: /peds

NEW "Claimant Affiliation" field added to Minerva Advances & Expense Reports forms (effective December 1, 2016)

Wed, 2016-11-30 11:18

If you are involved with the financial administration of Tri-Agency grants (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC and CRC), please read the message below.


This message is sent out on behalf of Elvie Coletta, Director, Research Financial Management Services, Financial Services

Dear Colleagues,


First and third prizes to Rashaan Allwood and Joel Peters in OSM Manulife Competition

Wed, 2016-11-30 10:01

The 2016 edition of the OSM Manulife Competition took place last week.  This year's categories were strings and organ, for which the semi-final string rounds took place in Tanna Schulich Hall at the Schulich School of Music.  The semifinals for organ took place in the Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste and the finals in the Maison symphonique de Montréal at the Grand-Orgue-Pierre-Béique.

Source Site: /music
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Richard Samworth University of Cambridge

Thu, 2016-12-01 15:30 - 16:30
Burnside Hall : Room 1205, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

High-dimensional changepoint estimation via sparse projection


Source Site: /mathstat
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The Ariya group develops a green method to recycle mercury

Tue, 2016-11-29 22:05

McGill University researchers led by Professor Parisa A. Ariya in Montreal-Canada developed an innovative two-step green technique to remove and recycle mercury from spent compact fluorescent lamps, using a near zero-energy system. The new findings by Hu et al. (2016) appear in the journal of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

This research was highlighted by Advances in Engineering in a press release.

Contact Information

Contact: Parisa Ariya
Source Site: /chemistry

Spinoff Anomera winner of the GreenCentre Canada Innovation House Chemistry Countering Climate Change (IHC4) Competition

Tue, 2016-11-29 21:37

Anomera can now count itself as an award winning McGill Chemistry spinoff! The company is a recent winner of the GreenCentre Canada Innovation House Chemistry Countering Climate Change (IHC4) Competition. Anomera joins a prestigious history of innovation from the Department.

Contact Information

Contact: Mark Andrews
Source Site: /chemistry

Course Evaluations matter. Evaluate your courses!

Thu, 2016-11-10 (All day) - Thu, 2016-12-22 (All day)

Default Period: November 10 - December 22, 2016

Condensed Period: November 10 - December 6, 2016 (in certain units including Biology, Mathematics and Statistics, Psychology)

Source Site: /science
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Media@McGill | Containment: film screening & seminar discussion

Fri, 2017-02-10 11:30 - 14:30
Peel 3475 : Cultural Studies House, screening room 101, 3475 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Containment: film screening and seminar discussion with Peter Galison

Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, Harvard University

Source Site: /ahcs