Lorne Trottier

There is widespread worry today about the health effects of just about everything around us -- from the food we eat and water we drink, to the plastics we use and medications we take. A journalist’s task of sorting through all the latest studies and reporting the findings in a responsible fashion is more critical than ever.

Classified as: McGill University, science, Lorne Trottier, media, Trottier Public Service Symposium, Erica Johnson, Julia Belluz, Joel Achenbach, Trevor Butterworth. Joe Schwarcz, McGill Office for Science and Society
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Published on: 11 Oct 2016

Don't forget to join us October 6 and 7 for the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium "ARE WE ALONE?"

Classified as: OSS, Lorne Trottier, trottier symposium
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Published on: 7 Aug 2014

" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It  is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because  beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one  of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story

Classified as: engineering, Sustainability, Lorne Trottier, Montreal, Quebec, innovation
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Published on: 30 May 2013

Did you miss this year's Trottier Symposium, Food: A Serving of Science?

If so, tune in here and catch both evenings events, with speakers Dr. Walter Willett from Harvard's School of Public Health & Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg Tuft's School of Nutrition, and Jane Brody, NY Times' Personal Health Columnist and Harold McGee, world-class expert on food and cooking.

Guarantee it will give you something to "chew" on.

Classified as: OSS, Lorne Trottier, trottier symposium
Published on: 14 Nov 2012

High-tech entrepreneur’s gift will create two institutes and funds a symposium...

 

 

MONTREAL — Philanthropist Lorne Trottier wants people to have a greater appreciation of science and engineering so he is donating $15 million to McGill University to help strengthen research and support outreach and public policy in those areas. The high-tech entrepreneur and alumnus will also help fund a public symposium on sustainable engineering in society in collaboration with the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique.

Classified as: Joe Schwarcz, OSS, Lorne Trottier
Published on: 7 Nov 2012

McGill University is pleased to announce that it has received a transformative $15-million donation from the family foundation of high-tech entrepreneur and alumnus Lorne Trottier, BEng’70, MEng’73, DSc’06, to strengthen vital research and support outreach and public policy in the areas of science and engineering, as well as to launch a public symposium in collaboration with Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique.

Classified as: heather munroe-blum, Andrew Kirk, Engineering and Design, Lorne Trottier, Martin Grant, Science and Public Policy, Polytechnique, Ram Panda
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Published on: 6 Nov 2012