More from Faculty of Science events

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  • Barbados Field Study Semester (BFSS)
  • Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS)
  • Canadian Field Studies in Africa
  • Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
  • Dept. of Biology
  • Dept. of Chemistry
  • Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS)
  • Dept. of Geography
  • Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Dept. of Physics
  • Dept. of Psychology
  • Earth System Science (ESS)
  • Faculty of Science
  • Gault Nature Reserve
  • Geographic Information Centre
  • McGill School of Environment
  • Office for Science and Society
  • Panama Field Studies Semester
  • Redpath Museum
  • Science/Technology/Environment
  • Seminar Series in Quantitative Biology

Tickets on sale now: Crystal Finale @ Musée Redpath Museum

1 Dec 2018 08:00
18 Dec 2018 22:00
Friday, December 21, 6 - 10 PM Vendredi le 21 décembre, entre 18 h et 22 h Crystal Finale

Celebrate the end of McGill's work year amongst the fossils, minerals and cultural artifacts of Canada's oldest (and proudest) teaching museum.


Workshop on Mathematical and Computational Methods for Quantum Systems

11 Dec 2018
14 Dec 2018

Organizers : Xavier Antoine (Université de Lorraine) André D. Bandrauk (Université de Sherbrooke) Emmanuel Lorin de la Grandmaison (Carleton University) Yong-Yong Cai (Beijing Computational Science Research Center)

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Anush Tserunyan - Urbana-Champaign

13 Dec 2018 16:00


Title: An ergodic advertisement for descriptive graph combinatorics



Sieving for Small Fossils - A Special Holiday Edition

15 Dec 2018 11:45

Join us for this special Holiday edition of Sieving for Small Fossils!

Learn how to sieve for small fossils with the Redpath Museum's paleontology technician Chantal Montreuil. Once you have mastered the technique of sieving, closely examine your fossil under a dissecting microscope. Does it look different? Would you be able to identify it? Shark teeth, ray teeth, spines, fish scales... what will you find?


Saturday December 15  


Festival of Lights - A Holiday Special with Let's Talk Science

15 Dec 2018 12:30

Join Let's Talk Science at McGill University for their Festival of Lights! In this special holiday event, you will enjoy a variety of light-themed activities and demonstrations. From optical waves, to animal vision, to electrical currents, you will be amazed by all the wonders of light! Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

FULL Family Discovery Workshop: Five Senses @ Redpath Museum

16 Dec 2018 11:30

NEW! Two sessions every Sunday:

11h30 – 12h30 in English

13h – 14h  in French

All Discovery Workshops include a hands-on craft.

COST: $10.00 (+ taxes)/child or $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops with advance registration before October 1st.


The Properties of Minerals

16 Dec 2018 13:00

Minerals come in all shapes, colors and sizes. Come learn about the different properties that make each mineral unique and the tools we use to identify them. 

In English. No reservation necessary.

Sunday Documentary film: Birthright - a war story

16 Dec 2018 14:30

BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY is a feature length documentary that exposes the truth of how American women are being jailed, physically violated and even put at risk of dying as a radical movement tightens its grip across America and allows states, courts and religious doctrine to govern whether, when and how women will bear children.

Valia Gazaki- University of Michigan

19 Dec 2018 16:00

Title: Zero-cycles over arithmetic fields.


Tea and Science: Pickaxe to the Past - How McGill digs dinosaurs

6 Jan 2019 03:00

By Dajou Cottrell and Claire Buisson.

Find out about the amazing skeletal remains found during the Vertebrate Paleontology Field course this summer to Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta. Unearthed, excavated and packed-out by the team of McGill students this summer, the preserved remains of this Corythosaurrus fossil from the Cretaceous gives us a glimpse into life in the tropics of western Canada about 65 million years ago.


Sunday Family Discovery Workshop: Dinosaurs

6 Jan 2019 11:30

Two sessions each Sunday: 11h30 - 12h30 (in English) AND 13h - 14h (in French)

Each workshop includes a hands-on craft. Suitable for children ages 4 - 7 years old. One parent per child: FREE

COST: $10.00  (+ taxes) /child OR  $35.00 (+ taxes) for 4 workshops  with advance registration before Feb. 3, 2019.


Sunday Documentary film: The Illusionists

6 Jan 2019 14:30

Body Image Documentary: THE ILLUSIONISTS – on the globalization of beauty.  Sex sells. What sells even more?  This feature length documentary explores commercial culture and the marketing of unattainable beauty ideals around the world. 

Exchange Information sessions for Science Students

9 Jan 2019 11:30

If you are thinking about apply for the McGill Exchange Program for Fall 2019 and/or Winter 2020, you need to attend one of the information sessions below: