This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.
October 17, 2014 | LaNouvelle.net
by: Jean-Olivier Goyette
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Building on two years of consultation with over 1500 students, faculty and staff, McGill University today released Vision 2020, a sustainability strategy designed to guide the institution over the coming years. The Vision 2020 strategy embraces the university’s dual role in cultivating a commitment towards sustainability among community members, while at the same time creating the knowledge needed to make this future a reality.
The SEDE Homework Zone program sees McGill students helping to instill good study habits and a love for learning in younger pupils
October 2014 | Montreal Families.ca
by: Kamila Hinkson
Ask university students about what they develop while doing homework, and they will likely respond with "a headache."
A new report from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in South Korea says that ocean acidification has risen alarmingly from absorption of CO2 in the atmosphere.
This report says acidification is changing and will dramatically change the ocean ecosystem in years ahead.
Alfonso Mucci is a professor of geochemistry and oceanography in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Oct. 9, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: Neale McDevitt
Last Thursday was the third annual Community Engagement Day (CED), organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education office (SEDE). From September 29 to October 9, workshops and volunteering opportunities were hosted by forty different organizations based throughout the Montreal community, with the majority of events happening on October 2.
Oct.6, 2014 | The McGill Daily
by: Jill Bachelder
The new Chair was announced at McGill today by Senator Larry Smith, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology).
This is McGill’s second CERC. The first, Dr. Luda Diatchenko, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Personalized Pain Medicine, was announced in September 2013. With this announcement, there are now 21 chairs in place at 15 universities across the country.
Do you want to discuss how to support students in Engineering?
Did you know that radical microaggressions actually have an impact on people's cognitive abilities?
Please join us for an Faculty/EUS-hosted Forum on Diversity and Inclusivity in Engineering on October 9th from 6pm-9pm in the SSMU Ballroom.
PARK(ing) Day turns Montreal parking lots into creative spaces
Sept 29, 2014 | The McGill Daily
by: Siobbhan O'Connell
Fifty years ago, Joni Mitchell first sang “they paved paradise, and put up a parking lot.” Now, Montreal has an annual event that brings a little bit of paradise back to the parking lot.
Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at McGill University. Rogers comes to Canada from The University of Alabama, where he was Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry and director of the Center for Green Manufacturing.
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