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Second Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

What Convention
When 2006-10-20
from 10:00 to 18:00
Where Arts Building Lobby & Moyse Hall
Contact Name Victor Chisholm
Contact Email
Contact Phone 514-398-5964
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Come see the amazing variety of research being done by students in the faculty of science. While you're there, drop in on computer science undergraduates Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert, Caitlin Phillips, Patrick Donovan and Jessee Doherty, who will be presenting their work!

Undergraduate Research Conference

On Friday, October 20, 2006, students from across the Faculty of Science will present the results of their research projects at the second annual Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Conference (URC). A panel of distinguished McGill judges will adjudicate the projects, and certificates and prizes will be awarded. The URC takes place during Homecoming 2006.

Nobel laureate guest speaker

Dr Rudolph Marcus

The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome Science alumnus Dr. Rudy Marcus (BSc '43, PhD '46, DSc '88; Nobel Laureate for Chemistry in 1992) as the 2006 URC keynote speaker. Following the awarding of prizes, he will present a talk entitled "How do theories in science arise and how important are they for the stimulation of new experiments? A tribute to McGill". The day will culminate with a reception for students and alumni.

Location and schedule

The poster presentations will take place in the Arts Building Lobby, and the lecture will be given in adjoining Moyse Hall.

10:00am - poster competition - public viewing and adjudication

3:30pm - prizes awarded

4:00pm - lecture by Nobel laureate Rudy Marcus

5:00pm - reception

All are welcome!

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