Table Talk: A Montrealer's Little Book of Gluten-free Comfort Food

Published: 21Oct2016

Breakfast pancakes, a hot cheese muffin or a succulent brownie can become only a memory to those who live with Celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, says Judy Campbell, a Montreal dietitian and...

Growing industrial hemp in Eastern Canada: a new frontier

Published: 21Oct2016

Coming to the aid of eastern Canadian hemp producers is Philippe Seguin, associate professor at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Seguin wants to help farmers in eastern Canada learn...

Seeds of a Good Anthropocene

Published: 7Oct2016

Elena M. Bennett of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences is the lead author of Bright Spots: seeds of a good Anthropocene. "The paper describes an effort to identify and propagate social and...

Brian Driscoll named as Chair of Natural Resource Sciences

Published: 4Oct2016

Microbiologist Brian Driscoll took over the helm of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences (NRS) on September 1st....

Organic pot grower living the dream in Whistler

Published: 29Sep2016

29-year-old the lead agronomist for a Whistler marijuana company...

Discovering new fish species is 'lagniappe,' LSU researcher says

Published: 27Sep2016

[Former Macdonald student] Prosanta Chakrabarty travels the world searching for fish that few humans have ever seen. The LSU researcher wants to learn what these underwater unknowns can teach about...

How do you measure hunger?

Published: 27Sep2016

How do you measure hunger? If anyone can tell you, it’s Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez, Margaret Gilliam Faculty Scholar in Food Security and Director of the McGill Institute for Global Food Security....

Food security and access to land resources

Published: 27Sep2016

Margaret A. Gilliam Fellowship recipient June Po is a PhD candidate in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences; June works on food security, focusing on the relationships between food security...


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