Cutting Edge Lectures in Science

13Feb202018:00
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19:00

By Grant McKenzie (Dept. Geography, McGill University)

With the increased availability of large, user-generated datasets, it has becoming increasingly apparent that the value of "big data" lies not necessarily in its size, but in its heterogeneity. In this talk, I highlight the value of this heterogeneity through the development of computational, data-driven models of human behavior, taking a multi-dimensional approach to investigating "place" and the activities people carry out in these places.

Classified as: Public talks, STEM Outreach, Public Outreach talk, Cutting edge lecture
9Apr202018:00
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19:00

Slow and fast earthquakes - from plate boundary faults to hydraulic fractures

By Yajing Liu (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University)

Classified as: Public talks, STEM Outreach, Public Outreach talk, Cutting edge lecture