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What training is needed for the next generation of water operators?

Published: 8Dec2016

In generations past, most water operators gained employment straight out of high school; however, these days, operators are required to have a strong foundation in science, engineering, and...

McGill researchers lead development of tool to assess environmental risks of chemicals

Published: 8Dec2016

Assessing the risks that toxic chemicals pose to natural ecosystems is a huge challenge, given the thousands of chemicals that require testing. But the task is expected soon to become less daunting...

Not so loony: Why the grey jay soared to victory as Canada's would-be national bird

Published: 28Nov2016

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society recently stunned many Canadians by choosing the grey jay over the common loon as the organization’s candidate to become Canada’s national bird. The...

Macdonald Hwy 20 Bridge completely closed Friday night to Saturday morning

Published: 25Nov2016

The Transport Ministry has advised that the Macdonald Hwy 20 Bridge will be completely closed overnight, from Friday, Nov 25 -11:00 pm to Saturday, Nov 26 - 4:30 am, in order to continue the repair...

Healthy options are a package deal at Oatbox and Yumibox

Published: 15Nov2016

“Instead of being another resource for knowledge, we’re actually delivering something practical to people,” said Li. “We’re combining nutrition and gourmet flavours to motivate behaviour change. It...

Hundreds gather at Mac Campus to remember

Published: 11Nov2016

People prone to viewing the world in symbolic terms would have enjoyed yesterday’s Remembrance Day ceremony at Macdonald Campus. Hundreds of people stood in a tight circle around the permanent War...

Two McGill students use company to raise awareness for diabetes

Published: 10Nov2016

Two students from McGill University, Zoey Li and Yin Hong, have founded a company to help raise awareness about diabetes and to help those coping with it....

Commuting to, from or through the Macdonald Campus? What you need to know.

Published: 3Nov2016

The Quebec Ministry of Transport will commence major repairs to the campus Highway 20 overpass (Pont Poultry Cottages) as of November 4, 2016. Phase 1 of the project is expected to last until the...

Caroline Begg awarded Principal's Prize for Teaching Excellence

Published: 3Nov2016

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Begg (Plant Science, FMT), the recipient of the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Faculty Lecturer).  Principal Fortier presented the award at McGill's...

Humphries named McGill Northern Research Chair

Published: 1Nov2016

Today at a press conference in Quebec City, the Institut Nordique du Quebec (INQ) announced three Northern Research Chairs, as well as a newly recruited Science and Innovation Director, Louis Fortier.

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