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Cognition and Circuits Seminar: Contributions of dopamine to learning: immediate and lasting effects

19Oct201616:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

 

SpeakerDr. Madeleine Sharp, Assistant Professor, Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, MNI

 

 

A Globe and Mail article looks at how Big Data might help university students graduate

Last Friday's edition of The Globe and Mail newspaper included a story on how predictive analytics might help decrease university drop-out rates. Several Data Science companies, including  IBM’s Watson Analytics and Microsoft, are offering universities their expertise on identifying students at risk of dropping out. Of course, having low marks is a good predictor, but it is not the only one. Women, for example, are less likely than men to leave university before finishing their studies, but when they do, their marks are usually quite good. So why are they dropping out?

Published: 21Sep2016

Team led by MNI researcher receive $6.1 million to study MS

A project led by an MNI researcher has been awarded $6.1 million to study progressive multiple sclerosis.

The International Progressive MS Alliance has awarded three $6.1 million Collaborative Network Award grants for a total investment of $18.4 million toward accelerating the pace of progressive MS research. More than 2.3 million people worldwide live with MS and more than one million of those living with the disease have progressive MS.

Published: 20Sep2016

A Brilliant Night Brain Cancer Fundraiser

19Oct201618:30
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The inaugural A Brilliant Night, in 2015 at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, raised an astounding $690,000 for brain tumour research.

McGill Open Forum on Sustainability

30Sep201610:30
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Macdonald-Stewart Building Room MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge) Macdonald Campus, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

Members of the McGill community are invited to a series of open meetings to participate in a series of open meetings to explore ways to create a climate a “comprehensive action plan” to redue our carbon footprint, expand initiats in sustainability

McGill Open Forum on Sustainability

28Sep201614:00
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Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Members of the McGill community are invited to a series of open meetings to participate in a series of open meetings to explore ways to create a climate a “comprehensive action plan” to redue our carbon footprint, expand initiats in sustainability

McGill Open Forum on Sustainability

23Sep201615:00
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Chancellor Day Hall Moot Court, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Members of the McGill community are invited to a series of open meetings to participate in a series of open meetings to explore ways to create a climate a “comprehensive action plan” to redue our carbon footprint, expand initiats in sustainability

Principal's Block Party

21Sep201612:00
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Dear members of the McGill community:

To celebrate the new academic year, we are holding a block party on Wednesday, September 21. Please join me on the lower field of the downtown campus from noon to 2 p.m.

2017 Herbert Jasper Lecture

18Apr201716:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

 

SpeakerDr. Richard L. Huganir, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Host: Barbara Jones

Special Seminar: Cognitive Defects: on known knowns and known unknowns

11Oct201609:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

 

Speaker: H. Hilger Ropers, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Genetics Berlin, Germany

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