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Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles through the suburbs and into rural communities.

Published on July 29, 2014 | Yahoo! News

by: Willy Blackmore

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PhD Oral Defense: Electrohydrodynamics in wheat drying and its associated effects on conformation of wheat protein using molecular modeling concept

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:30
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Ashutosh Singh, Department of Bioresource Engineering

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Master's Recital: Nicolas Ellis, conductor

Mon, 2015-03-23 19:00
Price: Free Admission

Class of Alexis Hauser

with McGill's Beethoven Orchestra

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20th International Congress on Palliative Care

Tue, 2014-09-09 (All day) - Fri, 2014-09-12 (All day)
Classroom to be confirmed : Montreal
Price: See the website - Early bird before August 1st

Come experience a unique opportunity at the Palais de Congrès to share stories and exchange ideas with colleagues from 60 countries, representing all disciplines involved in palliative care.

Speakers include: Stephen Lewis, David Eidelman, Irene Higginson, Sheldon Solomon, Tanguay Châtel, Nicole Poirier, Carlo Leget and Bernard Lapointe

Source Site: /familymed

Master's Recital: Thomas Fortner, cello

Sat, 2014-09-13 20:00
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6
Price: Free Admission

Class of Elizabeth Dolin

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Global Warming: Planet Hits Natural Pause Button (featuring Shaun Lovejoy)

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:23

Global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 indicate a slowdown in global warming, but this was due to natural cooling fluctuation and not due to any decrease in greenhouse gas emissions. This has been proved by statistical analysis of the temperatures, conducted by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

(Exerpt from Jayalakshmi K, International Business Times)

Source Site: /sustainability

Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight!

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming

Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro

by: Mathais Marchal

Source Site: /sustainability

BLG cements relationship with Paul-André Crépeau Centre

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:37

John G. Murphy and Neil Hazan (BCL/LLB'02) of Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) visited the Faculty of Law on July 16 to deliver an instalment in the generous donation that the firm and its members are making to the Faculty’s Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law. BLG and its lawyers have pledged $400,000 (see announcement).

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The life and times of a senior scholar: An interview with Kathryn Harrigan

Thu, 2014-07-24 14:01

Author: Karl Moore

Publication: Journal of Management History


Purpose – This paper aims to interview a senior scholar to get their perspectives on the field, it’s history and future.

Design/methodology/approach – A semi-structured in-depth interview was conducted.

Findings – The interview reflects the changes in business schools over the interviewee’s decades of experience.

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