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OverDrive: new sign-in using McGill username coming July 14

Mon, 2016-07-11 10:41

New for McGill students, faculty, staff and alumni: Starting Thursday, July 14, 2016, you will be able to use your McGill username and password to sign into OverDrive to access e-books and e-audiobooks.

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“Big Data” study discovers earliest sign of Alzheimer’s development

Mon, 2016-07-11 10:05

Research underlines importance of computational power in future neurological breakthrough

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital have used a powerful tool to better understand the progression of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD), identifying its first physiological signs.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute
Office Phone: 514 398 3376
Source Site: /neuro

Farming camp at Macdonald campus could cultivate love of agriculture

Mon, 2016-07-11 08:07
Montreal Gazette | July 6, 2016
by: Victor Schukov

A friend realized his life’s dream through one of the generous programs offered by the MacDonald campus of McGill University in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue.

Read the full story here.

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Apa yang bisa dilakukan jika Anda tak lagi staf favorit bos?

Thu, 2016-07-07 18:39

Karl Moore tak bisa melupakan saat-saat ketika disingkirkan oleh bosnya ketika sang bos memasukkan orang baru.

Sebelum orang baru ini masuk, Moore yang bekerja sebagai manajer di kantor IBM di Toronto, Kanada, adalah bagian dari 'kelompok elite' yang sangat dekat dengan bos.

Tapi orang baru ini langsung menjadi bawahan favorit dan Moore langsung terlempar.

"Ibaratnya masuk ke kursi cadangan," ungkap Moore.

"Ini jelas bukan pengalaman yang mengenakkan," kata Moore yang sekarang adalah guru besar di Fakultas Manajemen di Universitas McGill.

Source Site: /desautels

Le pari gagné de Serge Postigo

Thu, 2016-07-07 18:36

À la fin de Mary Poppins, les chanteurs entonnent en chœur: «Si vous visez la Lune, vous n’aurez que la Lune; Mais visez le firmament: Vous obtiendrez les étoiles et la Lune en même temps!»

Cette phrase fait l’éloge de l’ambition. Pourquoi viser petit quand on peut viser grand? Pourquoi viser bas quand on peut viser haut?

Serge Postigo, qui signe la traduction, l’adaptation et la mise en scène deMary Poppins, ne se contente jamais de viser la moyenne.

Source Site: /desautels

A look into challenges faced by women in Korogocho, Kenya

Thu, 2016-07-07 16:10

What happens when mothers from an informal urban settlement are asked to take photos that answer these questions:

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myMcGill portal downtime Friday, July 8, from noon to 1:00 pm

Fri, 2016-07-08 12:00 - 13:00

The myMcGill portal will be unavailable for approximately 1 hour on Friday, July 8, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

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Building Bike Lanes Could Slow Climate Change, New Research Finds

Thu, 2016-07-07 16:05

Momentum Mag | July 5, 2016

by: Hilary Angus

New research presented by scientists at McGill University suggests that the construction of safe bike infrastructure could significantly reduce vehicle tailpipe emissions by offering potential motorists an attractive alternative to getting in their cars. 

Read the full story here.

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The regulation of mucilage production in the seed coat mucilage secretory cells of Linum usitatissimum (flax) and Arabidopsis thaliana

Tue, 2016-08-02 13:00 - 14:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Date/Time/Location: Tuesday, August 2nd at 1:00pm, Stewart Biology Building, Room W4/12

Student: Browen Forward (Supervisor: Dr. Tamara Western)

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Dr. Annmarie Adams appointed Chair of the Department of Social Studies of Medicine

Thu, 2016-07-07 14:12

Announced 7 July 2016 by Dr. David Eidelman, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean, and Dr. Mara Ludwig, Vice-Dean (Academic Affairs), of the Faculty of Medicine

Source Site: /architecture
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