Lectures and seminars


This annual seven-week lecture series offers the public the opportunity to participate in an exciting, fun and informative program, learning from experts in the field of medicine. No medical background is required and there is no homework and no exam - what could be better?

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology
Each year, this joint program between McGill University and the Université de Montréal sponsors roughly 20 lectures by internationally-renowned oncology specialists.

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture Series
Presented by the McGill Centre for Research on Pain and the Pain Centre of the McGill University Health Centre, seminars are given once a month at the Montreal General Hospital.

Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music Distinguished Lecture Series
Each year, the CRLMB invites eight internationally-renowned scientists to share their research on language acquisition, the neural bases of language, speech science modeling and visual language processing.

Department of Psychology Academic Lecture Series
Held weekly at the Irving Ludmer Psychiatry Research and Training Building.

McGill CME Local & Major Events
This series of McGill accredited presentation is aimed to meet the needs of primary care physicians, medical and surgical residents, nurses, specialists and other health care professionals.

The Cutting Edge Lectures in Science
Sponsored by the Royal Society of Canada, the Cutting Edge Lectures in Science Series was initiated in 2003 to foster communication between scientists in different disciplines as well as between scientists and the public.

Faculty Development Office Medical Education Rounds
The Medical Education Rounds bring together faculty members interested in innovations and research in medical education for presentations on a variety of subjects of interest.


Epidemiology Seminars
Weekly epidemiology seminars focus on subjects ranging from sleep disorders to moral architecture to research methods.

Biostatistics Seminars
Also weekly, these seminars aim to promote biostatistics and biostatistical methodology; serve as a learning opportunity for both students and faculty; foster communication, collaboration, professionalism, career development.

Department of Physiology Seminar Series
Weekly lectures ranging in subject from pain to therapeutic antibodies to leukemic stem cells.

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Seminar Series
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics hosts speakers from other institutes around the world, as well as from the McGill community, in a series of weekly seminars.

Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry Seminars
These lectures are usually held twice monthly, and alternate between the Montreal Children's Hospital and the Jewish General Hospital's Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry.

McGill Centre for Bioinformatics Seminar Series
This seminar series aims to introduce researchers in the biomedical and mathematical sciences to trends in Bioinformatics and closely related fields such as genomics and proteomics.

Faculty Development Office Seminars and Workshops
The Faculty Development Office, in collaboration with colleagues throughout the McGill Faculty of Medicine, designs and implements faculty-wide and departmental workshops and seminars to improve the skills of faculty members as teachers, researchers and administrators.

Osler Seminar Series in Genetics and Immunology
Leading researchers from around the world gather weekly to discuss genetics and immunology at an event co-sponsored by the Canadian

Rehabilitation Sciences Research Seminar Series
Weekly seminars held at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy providing an overview of the spectrum of fundamental and clinical research in rehabilitation sciences.

Centre for Research in Neuroscience Seminar Series
The CRN hosts a weekly Neuroscience Seminar Series throughout the academic year. The topics cover numerous aspects of experimental neuroscience, and speakers include international as well as local leaders in their respective fields.


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