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A team of McGill researchers have refuted an age-old assumption concerning the randomness of precipitation.
Earth and Planetary Sciences Professor Jafar Arkani-Hamed will give a talk called "Destination Mars" where he'll review the findings of recent Mars expeditions and their implications for Martian surface properties, internal structure and evolution. When: 7:00 pm, January 28. Room 132, Leacock Building (855 Sherbrooke St. W). Information: 514-398-3490.
More than 250 students from across New England and Eastern Canada and will battle it out during the 50th annual Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships at the Macdonald Campus of McGill University. When: January 31, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, at Watson Field, at McGill's Macdonald Campus, 21,111 Lakeshore Rd., Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. Admission and parking are free. Everyone is welcome. Information: 514-398-7789.
Undergraduates will be able to put a little Bio into their Byron with a new degree that will start accepting students in September. The BASC blends courses from the Arts and Sciences to provide a flexible interdisciplinary learning experience.
If we're going to put a man on Mars we have to be ready for the effect of prolonged weightlessness on the human body – a subject Douglas Watt, director of the Aerospace Medical Research Unit has been studying for a long time.
Turn off the lights on your way out! McGilll marks its first Energy Week, where conservation is the name of the game.
Cath Mortin has lived all over the world, and everywhere she's gone she has made herself at home. The biomedical engineering student is a compulsive volunteer, working in everything from homeless shelters in Virginia or coaching kids in China.
NSERC recently celebrated 25 years with a lecture on extreme weather from the most recent NSERC chair and a reception for NSERC grant holders.
Is it a smile or a grimace? Either way, second year psychology student Isabelle Proulx doesn't seem too perturbed by the big freakin' needle Hema-Quebec nurse Isabelle Daigneault is preparing to stick in her arm. Proulx was donating some of the red stuff at the Hema-Quebec Blood Donor Clinic on the third floor of the University Centre, which runs until Friday, January 23.