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Lecture with Nobel Prize Winner Sir Paul Nurse - Trial and Error: The politics of science

8Dec201503:00
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04:00
Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

 

 

Trial and Error: The politics of science

Memorandum to researchers regarding the 2015 federal budget

Office of the Vice-Principal                                        

(Research and International Relations)                       

James Administration Building, Suite 419                     

Tel.: 514-398-3991   Fax: 514-398-8257

DATE: April 24, 2015

TO: McGill’s community of researchers

FROM: Rosie Goldstein        

SUBJECT: Federal Budget 2015 – investment in research                             

Published: 24Apr2015

Public Consultation NSERC Vision 2020/ Rencontrez Plan Stratégique CRSNG 2020

14Apr201510:00
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12:00
Bronfman Building 6th Floor, Room 600 (James W. McKee Jr. Business Lounge), 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

(La version française suit.)

Participants are asked to RSVP via the Connect with NSERC’s President on a Vision for 2020 page by April 9.

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of January 2016

To all Finance users,

The month of January 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva.

This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

Published: 9Feb2016

Reimbursement of Expenses Policy Update - Advances: P2.1 & G3.1

This message is sent on behalf of Cris Tinmouth, Interim Associate Vice-Principal Financial Services and Controller

 

Dear Colleagues,

The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify who is eligible to request and receive Travel Advances. Sections P2.1 and G3.1 have been revised to include the text in bold below:

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P2.1. Travel Advances may be obtained for third party prepayments, out-of-pocket expenses that are required to be paid in advance of the trip, and for expenses to be incurred during the trip

Published: 5Feb2016

Social Business Creation competition

The Grameen Creative Lab, together with partner HEC Montréal, invites students to take up a unique opportunity and participate in the Social Business Creation competition. The competetion is structured as an online course that is designed to enhance students’ learning experience and help them develop their business idea into a real business. It offers a win-win platform that allows for bottom-up development.

Published: 2Feb2016

McGill Computer Store (MCS) Available on McGill's Marketplace (MMP) - effective February 1

This message is sent on behalf of François Pouliot, Director Procurement Services and Robert Couvrette, Associate Vice-Principal Facilities Management and Ancillary Services

McGill Computer Store (MCS) and Procurement Services are pleased to announce that effective February 1, 2016, there will be a new requisition process for all orders from the MCS. The purpose of this email is to provide you with the details of the new process and to highlight the benefits for you - the purchaser.

The New Process

Published: 1Feb2016

On the cover: Biomaterial breakthrough

Research led by Dr Hossein Heris of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr Jamal Daoud of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is featured on the cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Their article describes the successful adhesion of human fibroblast cells to a scaffold biomaterial composed of hyaluronic acid and gelatin composite microgels.

Published: 27Jan2016

Michael W. Davidson, a Success in Microscopes and Neckwear, Dies at 65

"Mr. Davidson, who died on Dec. 24 at 65, used sophisticated microscopes to create stunning, psychedelic images of crystallized substances like DNA and hormones, and he contributed to Nobel Prize-honored research about the inner workings of cells. His images were on the covers of scientific journals and, as unlikely as it might seem, on neckwear" states the NY Times.

Read the full New York Times article here.

Published: 20Jan2016

Quirks & Quarks features Bergthorson research

Don't miss the January 15, 2016, edition of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks to learn how Prof Jeff Bergthorson and colleagues are finding ways for energy to be stored and transported via iron and other metals, a novel and potentially important method for delivering fossil-fuel-free power.

Published: 19Jan2016

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