Vol 38 No 7
December 15, 2005
News & Notes
Out and About
January 12, 2006
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Out and About
Thursday, Dec. 15
Rebuilding the Grand Banks Fisheries: An Action Plan. 8-10 p.m. Hampton Hall,
Marine Institute, Ridge Road. The Marine Institute and the Harris Centre will
host a public lecture by Dr. Arthur May, president emeritus of Memorial
University and chair of the Advisory Panel on the sustainable management of
straddling fish stocks in the northwest Atlantic. Dr. May’s public lecture will
describe the action plan presented by the Advisory Panel to the minister of
Fisheries and Oceans. Hear the reaction to the action plan from Dr. George Rose,
professor and chair of Fisheries Conservation; John Joy, Q.C., marine lawyer
and chair of the Fisheries Institute for North Atlantic Islands; and Françoise
Enguehard, a journalist, communications consultant and writer. A live Web cast
of the event will be shown on www.mun.ca and a telecast will appear on the House
of Assembly Channel. E-mail your questions/comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PhD oral defence by PhD candidate Cory Victor Giles, titled Modulation of the Hyperpolarization Activated Cationic Current (Ih) and Subthreshold Resonance in Neocortical Neurons, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Earth Sciences, ER-4002.
Sunday, Dec. 18
Children’s Alumni Christmas Event 2-3 p.m. Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall.
The Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, in partnership with the Egg Producers
of Newfoundland and Labrador, invites alumni to bring their children, grandchildren,
nieces and nephews to a special book reading of Fowl Play to celebrate
the holiday season. This event is free to all alumni. An adult must accompany
children (this book is targeted at ages four to nine). Author Deborah Guillemette
and illustrator Darren Whelan will be on hand to read from the book and demonstrate
how the illustrations are created.
Friday, Jan. 6
What’s New in Alzheimer Disease Treatment? presented by Dr. Anne Sclater, professor and chair of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. 12-1 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, main auditorium.