Secret science spots of McGill

Event

Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Price: 
FREE zoom presentation.

Science at McGill University goes back 150 years, but there are hidden pockets of history that will surprise even the most avid science nerd.

Find out where Ernest Rutherford conducted the experiments that won him the 1905 Nobel prize, or where Maude Abbott, Canada's first cardiologist, examined pathological samples, or where where you can read Darwin’s letter and learn about his connection to the Redpath Museum.

Photo credit: McGill University Archives Dawson-Harrington families fonds (MG1022), 0000-2211.01.04.1.1 and 0000-2211.01.04.1.2

Moderated and led by Ingrid Birker (Redpath Museum Public Program).

In English. Suitable for a family audience.

Registration for this event is now closed. Zoom link will be sent today, Friday March 5th, ensure to check your junk mail.

Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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