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IHSP seminar: Race as a Risk Factor in Public Health

Fri, 2016-03-18 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Professor Osagie Obasogie will discuss a paper he is currently working on, titled Race as a Risk Factor in Public Health, where he attempts to assess how race is being conceptualized in the literature that discusses race as a risk

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SIS PhD student Fei Shu wins iFellowship award for national-scale digital research in Chinese bibliometrics

Mon, 2016-03-07 10:39

The McGill School of Information Studies congratulates PhD in Information Studies student Fei Shu, recently selected for the iFellows Doctoral Fellowship program. Fei's thesis proposal was selected from a pool of applicants from 65 iSchools across the world. As an iFellow, Fei will receive a stipend of $50,000 USD over two years to pursue independent dissertation research that supports the goals of the Coherence at Scale Program.

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Public Purpose in International Law: Rethinking Regulatory Sovereignty in the Global Era

Mon, 2016-03-14 17:30 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

As part of the McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2015-2016, the Private Justice & Rule of Law research group has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture by Ryan Ree

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Human Rights and the Contraceptive Imperative

Wed, 2016-03-09 13:00 - 14:30
Charles Meredith House : 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A3

A Health & Law Talk with Professor Joanna Erdman, MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

Professor Erdman will be presenting her work twice at McGill:

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Professors Choudry, Rassier awarded Canada Research Chairs

Thu, 2016-02-18 13:41

Professors Aziz Choudry and Dilson Rassier of the Faculty of Education have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), announced the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia this week. CRCs are granted to "outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields." The program was created to help Canadian universities retain world-class researchers.

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Taking action on sexual misconduct

Mon, 2016-03-07 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

An Annie MacDonald Langstaff / Patricia Allen Memorial Workshop with the Hon.

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Beyond IP - The Cost of Free Informational Capitalism in a Post IP Era

Thu, 2016-03-17 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A CIPP talk with Professor Guy Pessach, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

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Information Studies Seminar Series: "The DRAW Project: Data Rescue: Archives and Weather." Visiting Scholar Dr. V. Slonosky

Fri, 2016-02-26 12:30 - 14:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk with Visiting Scholar Dr. Victoria Slonosky on a pioneering crowd-sourcing project to rescue Canadian climate data and make it accessible for scientific research.

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Things, Rights and Animals: La situation juridique de l’animal au Québec

Tue, 2016-03-08 17:00 - 18:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

In collaboration with the Notarial Chair of the University of Montreal and the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund of McGill University, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law invites you to a panel entitled Things

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Dr. Benjamin Fung of the School of Information Studies appointed Canada Research Chair in Data Mining for Cybersecurity

Fri, 2016-02-12 14:14

McGill University School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Benjamin Fung has been awarded a Canada Research Chair (CRC Tier 2) in Data Mining for Cybersecurity. Dr. Fung's research program aims to enhance the data sharing and data mining capabilities for healthcare and cyber security professionals.

CRC Tier 2 chairs are awarded to exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. For each Tier 2 Chair, the university receives $100,000 annually for five years.

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