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Two McGill proposals advance in CERC competition

Mon, 2012-11-19 11:49

On November 8, the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced the proposals from eight Canadian universities that have been selected to recruit 11 prestigious Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERCs). This latest CERC competition will further enable Canada to be at the leading edge of research breakthroughs, which will generate significant social and economic benefits for Canadians.

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McGill Workshop: Capitalize on the Convergence

Wed, 2012-12-05 08:15 - 14:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free, but registration is required.

The Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), in partnership with the Faculties of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Dentistry, Engineering, Medicine, and Science, held an exciting event devoted to highlighting and building interdisciplinary research collaborations between NSERC- and CIHR-related projects.

The event, called “Capitalize on the Convergence: Collaborations in Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Engineering,” took place on December 5 at the McGill Faculty Club.

This half-day session showcased both collaborative projects curre

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-3992
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"Brains, Sex and Machine Learning" by Geoffrey Hinton (SOLD-OUT)

Fri, 2013-02-22 17:30 - 19:30
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6
Price: Free, but registration is appreciated.


This event is now sold-out. Please contact lorraine [dot] torpy [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Lorraine Torpy) for information about the waiting list. 

Research and International Relations, in collaboration with the Killam Trusts, invites you to “Brains, Sex and Machine Learning,” the Killam Trusts Lecture in Engineering by Prof. Geoffrey Hinton of the University of Toronto.

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Contact: Lorraine Torpy
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-3992
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AMURE – bargaining in presence of conciliator

Thu, 2012-11-01 08:50

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants.

Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr [dot] hr [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

AMURE – bargaining in presence of conciliator

The parties met all day on Oct.

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Indonesian Cultural Night

Tue, 2012-11-06 14:00 - 21:00
Music Building (New) : Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E3
Price: Free

The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Dienne H. Moehario, with the Schulich School of Music and McGill’s Institute of Islamic Studies, will host a workshop, reception and concert as part of an Indonesia-Canada Cultural Night on November 6. The events are being held in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Indonesia-Canada diplomatic relations. 

McGill will welcome a 50-member delegation of dancers and musicians from the Indonesian Institute of Art, Yogyakarta, and the Indonesian Gondang Orchestra.

 

They will participate in three events:

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Capitalize on the Convergence: Call for Presenters

Fri, 2012-10-26 16:48

McGill Workshop: Capitalize on the Convergence 

Mark your calendars

The Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), in partnership with the Faculties of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Dentistry, Engineering, Medicine, and Science, invites you to an exciting event devoted to highlighting and building interdisciplinary research collaborations between NSERC- and CIHR-related projects. 

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Contact: Linda Rice
Organization: Research and International Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-4820
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Developments and Opportunities in Hong Kong

Wed, 2012-10-24 12:00 - 14:00

Information Lunch Seminar

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Canada is pleased to present, in collaboration with the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (Montreal) and with support of the Quebec Ministry of Economic Development and Montreal International, a lunch seminar in Montreal on 24 October 2012 (Wednesday) on

"Information and Communication Technology (ICT):

Developments and Opportunities in Hong Kong"

At this seminar, you will get the latest information on the developments and trend of the ICT industry in Hong Kong, learn about

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Contact: Ms. Caroline Charbonneau
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Office Phone: 450-227-5992
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Fulbright Information Session – October 25, 2012

Thu, 2012-10-25 09:00 - 10:00
Peel 3463 : McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Conference Room, 3463 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Fulbright Information Session

Representatives from Fulbright Canada will be on campus on Thursday October 25 to present Fulbright award opportunities available to scholars

and graduate students interested in study and research in the United States. Please see the attached poster for more information on opportunities available for Canadian scholars. Note that applicants must be Canadian citizens; however, dual Canada-US citizens are not eligible.

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CIHR University Delegates News, October 11 Update

Mon, 2012-10-15 08:36

The following update has been prepared by Dr. Marianna Newkirk, Associate Dean (Research) and McGill's CIHR University Delegate. For any questions, Dr. Newkirk can be reached at marianna [dot] newkirk [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

 

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CANCELLED: “CIHR’s Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis: On the Move” by Phillip Gardiner

Tue, 2012-10-23 12:00 - 13:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 521, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: Free, but registration is appreciated.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience. 

 

Research and International Relations, in collaboration with the Faculty of Education (Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education), presents

“CIHR’s Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis: On the Move”

 

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