An acclaimed Canadian artist, considered by many curators and museum directors as one of the world's greatest living sculptors, is visiting McGill to discuss his work with students, alumni and the general public. Toronto-born Royden Rabinowitch has been invited by the Faculty of Arts to deliver the 2002 Maxwell Cummings Lecture on Oct. 17.
Dr. Robin Poole, director of the Joint Diseases Laboratory at the Montreal Shriners Hospital for Children, professor in the McGill Department of Surgery and Scientific Director of the Canadian Arthritis Network, a National Centre of Excellence, researches arthritis in both children and adults. He is working on determining new targets for arthritis drugs and developing technology to measure disease activity in patients and thereby predict treatment efficacy and disease progression.
Precarious immigration status exacerbates dependence and takes a significant toll on the health of the women involved.
Eric Lander and Jean Weissenbach, two winners of the 2002 Gairdner Foundation Awards on genomics research, mark the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the double helix.
Honorary doctorate recipient Sally Armstrong will deliver the Muriel V. Roscoe lecture on "Who in the World is Responsible for What Happened to the Women in Afghanistan?"
In a Massey lecture at McGill, anthropologist Margaret Visser will argue that we are letting modernity's freedom slip from our grasp and are falling back into fate.
In bed with the elephant: Health care and social solidarity in the neighbourhood of the United States
Uwe Reinhardt on In Bed with the Elephant: Health Care and Social Solidarity in the Neighbourhood of the United States.
While providing a forum in which the federal phenomenon will be discussed as seriously and objectively as possible, the McGill International Colloquium aims to foster in-depth reflection and analysis of both the potential and limitations of federalism.
Scientist and activist, scholar and humanitarian Ursula Franklin will speak at McGill.
Alain Dubuc, president and publisher of Le Soleil, will give the inaugural talk in the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada's investigation of the media.