Faculty of Science

McGill Professor helped coin the term 'Bomb Cyclone'

Published: 4Jan2018

McGill University meteorology professor John Gyakum, along with the revered late Massachusetts Institute of Technology meteorologist Fred Sanders, first coined the term in a paper they published in...

2014 SPMAO Annual Conference Speakers

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 Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting talks on:...

Celebrity Science

22Nov201311:30

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be giving a lecture at the Quebec Teachers Association./ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach Public lectures

Invasive Species in the Great Lakes by 2063

Published: 29Jan2015

The Great Lakes have been invaded by more non-native species than any other freshwater ecosystem in the world. In spite of increasing efforts to stem the tide of invasion threats, the lakes remain...

Eating Right: Is There a Solution to the Confusion?

19Oct201313:00
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Eating has become a confusing experience. Every day brings news about some "miracle food": tomatoes prevent cancer, flax seed prevents heart disease or soybeans ease menopause symptoms./ossCategory...

Alternative Medicine

18Feb201418:00
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Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting a talk on Alternative Medicine at St. George's University in Granada/ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach Faculty of Science

The Mystery of Ageing

13Jan201414:00

Dr. Joe Schwarcz presents a talk "The Mystery of Ageing"   /ossCategory: Public outreach Public lectures Faculty of Science

The Food Babe Decoded

Published: 15Mar2015

Vani Hari, who goes by the alias “The Food Babe” has become a real social phenomenon. She blogs, appears on TV and has just come out with a book that quickly made it to the New York Times best...

Mind the Gap

6Nov201318:00
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A special discussion on the controversy surrounding genetically modified foods will take place on November 6 at 6 PM with representatives from both the "pro" and "con" sides, including from...

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