PhD Defense of Yanti Maslina Binti Mohd Jusoh, Bioresource Engineering
The work presented in this thesis is the step by step approach taken in the effort of developing radio frequency (RF) heating technology for the extraction of apple peel phenolic compounds. The work that has been carried out covers the design of an extraction system, the establishment of the initial extraction conditions, characterization of suitable solvents for the extraction system, process optimization and justification study.
McGill’s role in global secretariat could open opportunities for researchers
Published on Aug 11, 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by: Chris Chipello
Montreal will soon become one of five global hubs for Future Earth, a 10-year international research program stemming from the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.
CBC News - August 11, 2014
McGill's Farm to School Project (SP0100) Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!
In the lead up to what is being called the largest climate march in history, the Peoples Climate March in New York City, come join the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU), Concordia Student Union | CSU | csu.qc.ca,
In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots
Published on July 30, 2014 | Environmental Research Web
For example, in York, UK, an "edible map" reveals that there is garlic mustard and horseradish growing in abundance alongside the river, and plums will be available on a tree in a street in Osbaldwick by August.
Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles through the suburbs and into rural communities.
Published on July 29, 2014 | Yahoo! News
by: Willy Blackmore
PhD Oral Defense: Electrohydrodynamics in wheat drying and its associated effects on conformation of wheat protein using molecular modeling concept
PhD Oral Defense of Ashutosh Singh, Department of Bioresource Engineering
Global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 indicate a slowdown in global warming, but this was due to natural cooling fluctuation and not due to any decrease in greenhouse gas emissions. This has been proved by statistical analysis of the temperatures, conducted by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.
(Exerpt from Jayalakshmi K, International Business Times)
McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming
Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro
by: Mathais Marchal
PhD Oral Defense: Application of Mass Spectrometry and Isotope Labelling Technique to Study the Role of Various Derivatives of Α-Dicarbonyl Moiety in the Generation of Strecker and Maillard Reaction Products
PhD Oral Defense of Paula Vanessa Guerra Quiroz, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry