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Stellar McGill researcher receives Killam research fellowship

Astrophysicist Victoria Kaspi receives elite award for her research

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Published on : 15 Mar 2010

To the McGill community: participate in Défi Climat!

As you know, the issue of sustainability is at the forefront of public concern. However, development of a culture of sustainability will require important efforts on the part of all of us. We ask that you consider collaborating in this important initiative by participating in Défi Climat, where you can commit to taking simple steps toward improving the sustainability of our community.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2010

Help Improve Sustainability at McGill!

McGill students, staff and faculty are invited to submit proposals for the Sustainable Projects Fund. This new fund, established last semester by McGill students and administration, has $800,000 available for spending in 2010. All proposals are welcome and may be submitted at any time, to be evaluated at regular intervals throughout the calendar year.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

Blaschka glass models

The oldest glass models of sea creatures in North America. An exhibit prepared as part of the Ville en Verre campaign by the Société des musées montréalais. Dawson Gallery, Redpath Museum.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2010

Green Team

We need food. We need fuel. The Green Crop Network is working on ways we can have both. (Hold the greenhouse gases.)

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Published on : 04 Feb 2010

From Green Revolution To Evergreen Solutions

If you can’t eat it, it’s not food: Growing crops is one thing, but the real trick is getting those crops from field to market with minimal spoilage. Learn about bioresource engineering professor Vijaya Raghavan’s decades-long effort to bring post-harvest innovations to Indian farms.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2010

Ancient pygmy sea cow discovered

McGill researcher finds near-complete skull illuminating a virtually unknown period in Madagascar fossil history

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Published on : 14 Dec 2009

Campaign McGill surpasses $500 million only two years into its public phase

Thanks to 70,000 donors, McGill is well on the way toward landmark $750-million goal

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Published on : 15 Oct 2009

McGill University’s Brian Alters honored by Royal Society of Canada

World-famous work on the promotion of education about evolution garners McNeil Medal

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Published on : 09 Oct 2009

Three McGill researchers to be inducted as RSC Fellows

McGill University is proud to announce that three of its researchers have been elected as Fellows to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievements.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2009

A leafy legacy - The trees of McGill University

New publication about the more than fifty kinds of trees that grace McGill's downtown campus. Authored by Bronwyn Chester, the publication features two self-guided walking tours in booklet form. 7$, available at the Redpath Museum or the McGill Bookstore.

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Published on : 28 Jul 2009

Biodiversity, Climate and Evolution

McGill University hosts interactive public discussion

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Published on : 28 May 2009

What Darwin Didn't Know-- on the web

What Darwin Didn't Know, a presentation held at the Redpath Museum in honour of Darwin's bicentennary, was recorded live and archived on the World Wide Web. You can watch the presentation via the archive at: http://bcooltv.mcgill.ca/Viewer/?EventID=200902123549 Moderated by David Green, the Director of the Museum, the speakers included four evolutionary biologists from McGill.

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Published on : 28 Feb 2009