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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Why we get old and die, and what to do about it

11 Oct 2018 18:00
19:00

By Henry Olders (M.D. (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill). Drawing on his studies and experience as a geriatric psychiatrist and a computer systems engineer, Dr....

Freaky Friday: Life on Earth in the Anthropocene - should we be worried?

12 Oct 2018 12:00
13:00

Freaky Friday is a lunch-time presentation during which McGill scientists and researchers examine the myths, realities and misconceptions surrounding science issues, concepts or phenomena.  In English.

WHERE: Redpath Museum Auditorium. FREE, everyone welcome. No reservation necessary.

By Prof. Andrew Gonzalez (Biology Dept., McGill)

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Homecoming guided walks: Leafy Legacy and Secret Science Spots

14 Oct 2018 10:00
12:00

Leafy Legacy - Guided Tour of the Trees of McGill 

​In English.

Learn about the astounding botanical legacy of the McGill downtown campus with student guides from Redpath Museum Society. Meet at the front steps of the Redpath Museum. 

redpath.museum [at] mcgill.ca (Register in advance.)

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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science

15 Nov 2018 18:00
19:00

The Cutting Edge Lectures in Science are introductions for the general public to the latest research in science.

In English. 

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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: ‘With Sugar Please’

15 Nov 2018 18:00
19:00

By Maryam Tabrizian  (Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, James McGill Professor, McGill and Associate Member, Sainte-Justine Hospital). Dr. Tabrizian works on surface and biointerface, and the modification of the biomaterials surface to make them more attractive for biological environment. 

 

 

Freaky Friday: The wonderful world of Herpetology

16 Nov 2018 12:00
13:00

Freaky Friday is a lunch-time presentation during which McGill scientists and researchers examine the myths, realities and misconceptions surrounding science issues, concepts or phenomena.  In English.

WHERE: Redpath Museum Auditorium. FREE, everyone welcome. No reservation necessary.

By Prof. David Green (Biology and Redpath Museum)

 

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Did this make that happen? Causation, causality, and the statistician

13 Dec 2018 18:00
19:00

The Cutting Edge Lectures in Science are introductions for the general public to the latest research in science.

In English. 

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Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Did this make that happen? Causation, causality, and the statistician

13 Dec 2018 18:00
19:00

By Erica Moodie (William Dawson Scholar & Associate Professor of Biostatistics, McGill). A significant proportion of research seeks to discover causes – causes of disease, of disparities, of longevity. Causation has been considered by philosophers, religious scholars, mathematicians, and more millennia but only recently in ways that are amenable to study with the larger datasets that are available to researchers today....

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Towards a reciprocal environmental governance

17 Jan 2019 18:00
19:00

By Nicolas Kosoy (Associate Professor, Natural Resource Sciences, McGill).  We are in urgent need of an agreement novel in spirit and unheard of in our times, one that calls for the unity of all species in our planet, one that embraces the singularity of our universe, the evolutionary history of our species, and the common path that we, human and non-human species, share in our one and only spaceship....

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science

14 Feb 2019 18:00
19:00

By Srividya Iyer (Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychology, McGill). As a researcher and service provider, Dr. Iyer is interested in youth mental health and early intervention, especially in the early phases of psychosis, in Canada and beyond. 

 

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science

14 Mar 2019 18:00
19:00

By Keith W. Hipel (Professor, University of Waterloo). As a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Dr. Hipel holds the RSC Romanowski Medal for his work on environmental systsms engineering. His research work develops systems methodologies and techniques for innovatively solving complex interdisciplinary problems that lie at the interface of society, technology and the environment.

 

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science: Cardiovascular disease and dementia: Why should I care?

18 Apr 2019 18:00
19:00

By Edith Hamel (Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University)

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