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Expo 67: The birthplace of modern moviegoing

Expo 67: The birthplace of modern moviegoing

October 28, 2014

A new book co-edited by a Concordia author traces the roots of contemporary digital culture to the Montreal World’s Fair.

Concordia research harnesses the power of opium poppies

Concordia research harnesses the power of opium poppies

October 28, 2014

An innovative approach to painkiller production could lessen Canada’s dependence on foreign supplies.

Can synthetic biology really change the world?

Can synthetic biology really change the world?

October 28, 2014

Richard Kitney, the keynote speaker at Concordia’s recent UK-Canada Synthetic Biology Workshop, explains why it woos world leaders.

Transforming toxic waste into green energy

Transforming toxic waste into green energy

October 28, 2014

Emerging graduate research at Concordia seeks to turn pulp mills into dynamic biorefineries.

High backs? Low backs? Red chairs? Yellow chairs?

High backs? Low backs? Red chairs? Yellow chairs?

October 27, 2014

Students can give their input on what kind of chairs and tables they’d like to see in the renovated Webster Library.

Karl Polanyi: ‘He’s one of our big thinkers’

Karl Polanyi: ‘He’s one of our big thinkers’

October 29, 2014

In anticipation of the 13th International Karl Polanyi Conference, filmmaker Ilan Ziv explores the legacy of a maverick economist.



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As environmental factors such as climate change, land degradation and resource scarcity continue to take the forefront on the generation of organized violence, it is essential for decision-makers to reconceptualise the very idea of why individuals decide to take arms,
There is a substantial body of research showing that people of all ages derive a multitude of psychosocial and health benefits from their involvement with pets,
You’re putting a child in a situation where they may have to fend off an aggressor, where they may have to fend off someone whose intentions are not really to buy a chocolate,
When I pick up the guitar, I just forget about the world for a little while. Music is also great because you can share it with other people, that's what it is all about,


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Beyond the Headlines 2013
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