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


23 Feb 2019 09:00
24 Feb 2019 13:00

Programming is a key skill in today's technology-focused world, both in research and non-academic environments. At this beginner-level hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of programming and how it can be applied in data analysis.

This workshop is targeted towards research students and postdocs in neuroscience and related disciplines.



The Human Family Tree

23 Feb 2019 11:00

What distinguishes Australopithecus, Homo erectus, Homo neanderthalensis and the modern human species Homo sapiens? Learn about the unique anatomy and the various innovations, tools and practices of each of these human species.  

In English. No reservation necessary.

Saturday Art and Science Workshops: Jewellery and Ancient Egypt

23 Feb 2019 11:30
New program for pre-teens and teens ages 9-14.

What happens where art meets science? Led by student teachers from McGill's Faculty of Education,  these workshops will introduce young people to the museum’s collections and help them develop creative thinking and artistic skills. From fossils and mono prints to sea mammals and soundwaves, these eight workshops encourage innovative, creative and playful explorations of the connections between science and art.


The 5 Senses with Let's Talk Science

23 Feb 2019 12:30

Can you name the five senses? Join Let's Talk Science at McGill University and discover how we react to the different stimuli occurring inside and outside of our bodies. Touch, smell, see, hear, and taste your way through this fun activity on the five senses! Learn how human and animals have adapted and developed their senses to survive in their environment. Bilingual. No reservation necessary.

Captain Catalyst's Science Playground: The Secrets of the Human Body

23 Feb 2019 14:30
New family programming for children ages 4-6.

It's time to play! A short show and activity stations for our young scientists and their parents/guardians. Starting with a show, the playground stays open for another hour in room 106: you can stay as long as you like. Please note: workshops are for children ages 4-6 with adult(s)....

Sunday Family Discovery Workshop: Arctic Animals

24 Feb 2019 11:30

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

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

Registration online only. Reserve your workshops here.


Sunday Documentary film: Dish

24 Feb 2019 14:30

Dish : women, waitressing & the art of service 

Explores the demanding work that female servers engage in, through interviews with waitresses in Toronto, Montreal, Paris and Tokyo.


MyResearch - Module 1: EndNote Essentials for Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, & Nutrition

25 Feb 2019 13:30

Note: The MyResearch seminar series is restricted to McGill graduate and postdoctoral students.


Dmitry Logachev , UFAM Manaus

25 Feb 2019 13:30

Anderson t-motives - a parallel world to abelian varieties, in finite characteristic. 


The Climate of Short-Period Planets

25 Feb 2019 15:30


Raghav Venkatraman (Carnegie Mellon University)

25 Feb 2019 16:00

Title: Defects and Phase Transitions in highly anisotropic liquid crystals



Raghav Venkatraman, Carnegie Mellon University

25 Feb 2019 16:00

Defects and Phase Transitions in highly anisotropic liquid crystals.


Literature Review for the Humanities and Social Sciences

26 Feb 2019 10:00

This workshop covers the main steps to creating a literature review for humanities and social sciences topics. Topic selection, finding and evaluating information sources and the structure of the literature review will be discussed. Special emphasis will also be placed on using a citation management software to create literature reviews.


Chemical Society Seminar: Rubén Martín - Turning simplicity into complexity by Ni catalysis: From comprehension to prediction

26 Feb 2019 13:00

An increased utilization of feedstock materials in catalytic endeavours holds great promise to revolutionize approaches in organic synthesis for preparing added-value building blocks....

Adrian Escobar, CRM

26 Feb 2019 15:30

Title:Four-body problem in d-dimensional space: ground state.