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Founder's Day Celebrations at Macdonald

Thu, 2016-02-11 10:00 - 13:00
Centennial Centre : Ballroom, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Macdonald faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to come together on February 11 for Founder’s Day, our annual celebration of the life and generosity of our benefactor, Sir William Christopher Macdonald.

Contact Information

Contact: Dean's Office
Office Phone: 514-398-7707
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A New Geological Epoch, The Anthropocene

Mon, 2016-01-11 14:22


Scientists say it's time to declare a new geological epoch, one defined by human activity and the permanent mark it has left on the earth.

McGill Professor Peter Brown, director of Economics for the Anthropocene, is featured on CBC Radio News.


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Rolling whole grains into chewy business succecss

Wed, 2016-01-20 15:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Faculty Lounge (MS2-022), 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: Free

You are invited to participate in the first Entrepreneurial Leadership Speaker Series of 2016, featuring guest speaker Andrea Courey, Founder and former president, Grandma Emily's Granola.

Contact Information

Contact: Eduardo Ganem-Cuenca
Organization: Macdonald Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program
Office Phone: 514-398-8779
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4 O'Clock Forum: Environmental Contaminants in Birds; Molecular to Organismal Level Effects

Thu, 2016-02-18 16:00
Raymond Building : R3-048, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9


The first 2016 lecture in the 4 O'Clock Forum series features "Environmental Contaminants in Birds; Molecular to Organismal Level Effects", with Prof. Jessica Head, Department of Natural Resource Sciences.

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Refining the Search for Life on Mars

Mon, 2015-12-21 10:31


The results of a recent experiment at the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron in Saskatoon could be a key piece in the quest to discover if there was ever life on Mars.

Lyle Whyte, an environmental microbiologist at McGill University who is originally from Saskatchewan, specializes in organisms that can survive in extreme cold.

Read article in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix


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Fifth McGill Conference on Global Food Security

Tue, 2012-10-16 17:00 - Thu, 2012-10-18 15:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8
Price: General admission $375; Students (with ID card) $55

Food Prices and Political Instability

Almost 1 billion people in the world today, most living in developing nations, are food insecure, undergoing periods when daily food intake is below minimum survival levels. 

Contact Information

Contact: Kim Reany
Organization: McGill Conference on Global Food Security
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