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Prof. Robert Mellin to receive honorary doctorate from Memorial University

Tue, 2015-03-31 10:39

Prof. Robert Mellin will receive a doctorate degree honoris causa from Memorial University during the spring convocation ceremonies, May 26 to 29, 2015, at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland.  The honorary doctorate degree recognizes extraordinary contribution to society or exceptional intellectual or artistic achievement. Honorary degree recipients are chosen by the Senate, the university's academic governing body, after a careful examination of the grounds for their nomination.

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TEFaQ - Preparation Course - Oral Test

Tue, 2015-09-22 18:00 - Thu, 2015-10-29 21:00

TEFaQ Test Preparation is a six-week course that prepares participants for the TEFaQ test.

Offered through McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies, the TEFaQ Test preparation course focuses on developing two oral competencies: oral expression and listening comprehension. TEFaQ participants will work on enhancing and enriching their general oral communicative skills, and will acquire, among other things, essential strategies for test-taking including time management and expected outcomes.

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Israeli Architecture (Shaver 2014): Wine + Falafel + Music

Tue, 2015-04-07 18:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

2014 Wilfred Truman Shaver scholarship trip to Israel.  Wine + falafel + music in foyer and hallway of School.  Slide show in room G10.

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Using patients’ own cells to accelerate research into neurological disease

Tue, 2015-03-31 09:26

$1 M gift from Mr. J. Sebastian van Berkom launches translational research into neurological disease

A patient’s very own skin cells may hold the key to new treatments and even cures for devastating neurological diseases. A generous $1 million donation from Mr. J. Sebastian van Berkom, and critical partnerships with Brain Canada, Laval University, Marigold Foundation and the FRQS-Réseau Parkinson Quebec are driving an innovative, iPSC (induced pluripotent stem cell) research platform that will transform research into Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases.

Contact Information

Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Special Celebration Commemorating Builders and Benefactors

Sat, 2015-04-18 11:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Osler Library of the History of Medicine, 3rd floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

RSVP to osler [dot] library [at] mcgill [dot] ca by April 14

Dear Friends,

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NEW: OneDrive cloud file storage for Faculty and Staff

Mon, 2015-03-30 15:19

As of March 30, 2015, all faculty and staff have access to Microsoft OneDrive for Business, providing 1 Terabyte of FREE file space on which to store both non-work related files and some* work-related files.

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ISS Surface & Materials Characterization Workshop

Tue, 2015-05-19 09:00 - Wed, 2015-05-20 17:00
Wong Building : 3610 University Street, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free for ISS Students; $280 plus Taxes for Others


Main Instructor: Prof. Pierre-Luc Girard-Lauriault, Department of Chemical Engineering

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Feindel Brain Imaging Lecture: "Title to be Announced" [Dr. Signy Sheldon]

Mon, 2015-06-22 13:00 - 14:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

The Feindel Brain Imaging Lecture Series @ The BIC

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Theodore Sourkes Lecture - Russell Foster "Light and Time: A new photoreceptor system within the eye"

Thu, 2015-04-23 16:00 - 17:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphitheatre - Room 521, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Russell Foster
Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute
University of Oxford

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Winter Networking Event 2015

Thu, 2015-03-19 14:30 - 20:00
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: $10 for ISS Students; $20 for Others

Event Description

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