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PhD Oral Defense: Mechanism of Formation and Mass Spectral Characterization for Thermally Generated Toxicants: Chloropropanols and their Esters

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Anja Rahn, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

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The "Hunger" Banquet

Tue, 2014-03-25 17:30
Centennial Centre : Ceilidh, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: $5.00

The McGill Global Food Security Club presents The "Hunger" Banquet - with food from the "Out of the Garden Project" but with a twist!

Tickets are available at the MCSS counter. See the attached poster for details.

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PhD Oral Defense: Understanding and Modelling Moss Carbon Dynamics in Black Spruce Forests

Mon, 2014-03-24 10:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS3-041, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Kelly Ann Bona, Department of Natural Resource Sciences

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Disability Awareness Week 2014

Mon, 2014-03-24 (All day) - Wed, 2014-05-28 (All day)
McGill's third Disability Awareness Week will be held March 24th to 28th 2014. 

The OSD, and the MyAccess suite of services it offers, promote awareness and implementation of Universal Design (UD) as a sustainable and socially just model to address Disability issues and widen access to learning.

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Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design: Drafting a green blueprint for the future

Thu, 2014-03-20 00:17

The first annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design will be held March 17-18 at le Centre Mont-Royal from 5:30-7:30 p.m..

Published on March 12, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by McGill Reporter Staff

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McGill's Electric Snowmobile Wins during the Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:03

McGill University of Montreal, Canada won the Zero Emissions, or electric, category of the challenge last weekend at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center.

Published on March 13, 2014 | SF Gate
by Dan Roblee

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Pathogens could be freed from thawing permafrost, scientists warn

Wed, 2014-03-19 00:54

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Published on March 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
by Tu Thanh Ha

French researchers who have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from a sample of Siberian permafrost are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

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PhD Oral Defense: Factors Influencing Behavioural Variation in Apple Orchard Populations of the Jumping Spider Eris militaris (Araneae: Salticidae)

Mon, 2014-03-17 09:45
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Raphaël Royauté, Department of Natural Resource Sciences

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Leith Sharp: Embracing “disruptive sustainability”

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:32

Leith Sharp comes to McGill February 27th, 2014, here she answers some pertinent questions:

Published on Feb 20, 2014 | .

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Written by McGill Reporter Staff

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Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:20

Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable.

Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Teatro Naturale International
Written by S.C.

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