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SIS Winter 2009 Practicum information session

Wed, 2008-09-17 12:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Students interested in the Winter 2009 Practicum are invited to attend a brown bag lunch meeting to be informed of the practicum and the application process.

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MISC Lunch and Learn Lecture: “Reconnaissance: A New Methodology for Left History” - Ian McKay

Wed, 2008-09-17 12:30 - 13:30
Peel 3463 : 3463 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

The McGill Institute is pleased to present the 2008 Lunch & Learn Lecture Series:"The Left in Canada". Bring your lunch and join us for the inaugural 2008 Lunch and Learn lecture with Professor Ian McKay from Queen's University.

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Contact: Adriana Goreta
Organization: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
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Key Date Honorary Degrees

Sun, 2008-09-28 (All day)

Faculty to forward to Secretariat nominations for honorary degrees

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Contact: Anne Farray
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Emeritus Professorships Key Date

Sun, 2008-09-28 (All day)

Faculty to forward to Secretariat recommendations for promotion to rank of professor emeritus (awarded at Spring convocation only)

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Contact: Anne Farray
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Deaf people feel their way to speech

Mon, 2008-09-15 12:00

Anyone who's done a bad Elvis impression knows that contorting your mouth makes talking feel wrong - never mind how ridiculous you sound. People who have lost their hearing use the same sense to retain their speech, new research suggests.

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Journal needs to adapt to the change in online format

Mon, 2008-09-15 12:00

In a letter to the editors of the Nature journals, McGill's Linda Cooper writes: "The scientific article in 2008 is on the cusp of change, with one foot in the past and one in the future. Science journals should shed the constraints of the old media and exploit the advantages of the new, to offer readers easy and enjoyable access to the scientific literature."

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Newsweek on Levitin

Mon, 2008-09-15 12:00

Neuroscientists may be the rock stars of 21st-century science, but how many of them actually have platinum records to their credit? There's at least one: Daniel Levitin, author of "This Is Your Brain on Music," the 2006 best seller that mixed serious science with discussions of "Ode to Joy" and "Super Freak."

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Stem Cell Niche and Cancer Stem Cells

Tue, 2008-09-16 11:00
Duff Medical Building : 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Linheng Li, PhD, Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, and Professor, Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Centre. Chair: Dr. Liu.

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Contact: Lucy Saunders
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Taking back-to-school to heart

Mon, 2008-09-15 12:00

Children born with a congenital heart malformation and requiring early open heart surgery are at-risk for various types of developmental delays, according to an MUHC study.

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: Communications Coordinator (research)- MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 843 1560
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Spending time in the intensive care unit can traumatize kids

Wed, 2008-09-03 08:00

MUHC researchers develop a questionnaire for children to determine if their hospitalization made them fearful, anxious, worried…

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: Communications Coordinator (research) - MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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