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Women working in science

Fri, 2005-02-11 15:00 - 17:00
Brown Student Services : 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Panel discussion dedicated, tongue in cheek, to Lawrence Summers, president, Harvard University, who recently caused an uproar with his Neanderthal views on women in science. Panel members will share their personal experiences working in science and will focus on how their gender impacts on their study and work in their particular fields. Panelists: Anjali Abraham, Shree Mulay, Laura Stazio, Patricia N. Tonin

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Contact: Cy-Thea Sand
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Mechanical analysis of chromosome dynamics

Mon, 2005-02-14 16:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Dr Kerry Bloom, Dept of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Contact: Louise Sabaz
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Limitation of photosynthesis by the internal resistance to CO2 movement

Thu, 2005-02-24 12:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Dr Charles Warren, School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, Australia

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Contact: Louise Sabaz
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Internship funding opportunities in the Faculty of Arts

Wed, 2005-02-09 15:30
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Information session for students interested in obtaining funding for internships. Hear from former and fellow students about their internship experiences. Students and faculty are welcome.

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Contact: Anne Turner
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Visualizing activity-dependent changes in synaptic connectivity

Mon, 2005-02-21 12:00
Montreal General Hospital Dental Clinic : 1650 avenue Cedar Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1A4

Dr Juan Burrone, Dept of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard

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Maternal care, gene expression

Mon, 2005-02-07 16:00 - 17:00
Purvis Hall : 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A2

Dr Michael Meaney, James McGill Professor of Medicine, Depts of Psychiatry and Neurology and Neurosurgery

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Contact: Kandace Springer
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Women in science, engineering, technology and trade: Issues in Eastern and Western societies

Mon, 2005-02-14 16:30 - 17:30
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

McGill/Dawson Speaker Series in Education: Dr Ratna Ghosh, James McGill Professor, Integrated Studies in Education

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Contact: Carole Grossman
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Trapped: Modern day slavery in Brazil and beyond

Wed, 2005-02-16 15:30
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Binka Le Breton, human rights activist, environmentalist, author. Her latest book explores the reasons behind the ancient evil of slavery and focuses on the Brazilian Amazon, where debt bondage is still common.

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Global estimates of out-of-school children and implications for policy

Fri, 2005-02-18 10:30 - 12:00
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Speakers: Michael Bruneforth and Albert Motivans, UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Chair: Claudia Mitchell, McGill University. A light lunch will be served after the talk. Co-sponsored by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Please RSVP by February 16.

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Contact: Carole Grossman
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Sally Armstrong joins the Public Conversation - SOLD OUT

Mon, 2005-02-21 18:30
Montréal Arts Interculturel (MAI), 3680 Jeanne-Mance : Montréal Arts Interculturel (MAI), 3680 Jeanne-Mance

Join the McGill Alumni Association for the second in a series of Public Conversations, which gather diverse community members for collective discussion on issues of social interest. Topic: Is the UN vision failing? Humanitarian aid and international solidarity: The practice and ethics of global justice. Guest: McGill graduate Sally Armstrong, activist, author of "Veiled Threat" and winner of the Amnesty International Media Award.

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Contact: Sophia Johnson
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