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Nobel Laureate Carl E. Wieman lectures on science education and physics

Wed, 2008-09-17 12:00

The Department of Physics at McGill University and the Tomlinson Project in University-Level Science Education (T-PULSE), are pleased to welcome Professor Carl E. Wieman, University of British Columbia, and University of Colorado, to deliver two lectures about science education and physics.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Office Phone: 514 398-6754
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Post-doctoral student Alex Lefebvre publishes The Image of Law: Deleuze, Bergson, Spinoza

Thu, 2008-09-18 09:00

Alex Lefebvre has just published a book titled The Image of Law: Deleuze, Bergson, Spinoza (Stanford University Press). Alex is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow currently doing research in collaboration with Canada Research Chair in Law and Discourse Desmond Manderson.

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Graduate Fellowships Workshop

Wed, 2008-09-17 12:00

This fellowships workshop is for students applying to MA and PhD competitions of SSHRC and FQRSC. The workshop will take place in Arts 385 on Wednesday, September 24, from 5:30 until 7 pm.

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Contact: Prof. Allan Hepburn
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First Peoples' House 7th Annual Pow-wow

Fri, 2008-09-19 09:00 - 16:30
Lower Field, centre of Campus just inside the Roddick Gates : CA, Lower Field, centre of Campus just inside the Roddick Gates

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Contact: Courtney Montour, Allan Vicaire or Lynn Fletcher
Organization: First Peoples' House
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Office Phone: 514-398-3217
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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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Office Phone: 514-398-8920
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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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