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Food for Thought Lecture Series: Global Carbon: Echoes of the past, defining the future

Tue, 2014-09-09 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Now well into its second decade, Macdonald's ever-popular Food for Thought Lecture Series is gearing up for another series of fascinating and thought-provoking lectures.

The series kicks off on Tuesday, September 9 with a lecture by Professors Jim Fyles (Natutal Resource Sciences) and George McCourt (McGill School of Environment) who will address the issue of Global Carbon, this year's series' theme.

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Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) Poster Presentations

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:00 - 18:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 Faculty Lounge, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Each summer top students in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences undertake hands-on, innovative research programs with leading faculty members.  Join us as these students showcase the fascinating results of their experience as NSERC or CIHR undergraduate student researchers.

Guest of Honour: Doctor Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University

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Radio Frequency Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Apple Peel

Tue, 2014-08-26 13:15
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

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.

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PhD Oral Defense: Electrohydrodynamics in wheat drying and its associated effects on conformation of wheat protein using molecular modeling concept

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:30
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Ashutosh Singh, Department of Bioresource Engineering

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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

Thu, 2014-07-31 09:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Paula Vanessa Guerra Quiroz, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

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PhD Oral Defense: Mechanistic Target of Rapamycin and Extra Cellular Signal Regulated Kinase 1/2 in Ovarian Granulosa Cells

Thu, 2014-07-24 13:15
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Dayananda Siddappa Thimmanahalli, Department of Animal Science

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7th McGill Conference on Global Food Security: Food Security Beyond 2015

Tue, 2014-10-28 18:30 - Wed, 2014-10-29 17:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

McGill University is once again very pleased to deliver its Conference on Global Food Security, with an exciting program and a gathering of distinguished international experts who will explore strategies and solutions against food insecurity and hunger. 

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Contact: Kim Reany
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PhD Oral Defense: The response of canola (Brassica napus [L.]) to a novel set of plant growth regulators: microbial signal molecules

Tue, 2014-07-08 13:15
Raymond Building : R2-013, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Timothy D. Schwinghamer, Department of Plant Science

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PhD Oral Defense: Nutritional predictors of depression in a cohort of community-dwelling elderly Canadians: NuAge Cohort

Thu, 2014-06-19 13:15
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Laura Gougeon, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition

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McGill Fossil Fuel Decisions Shift

Wed, 2014-06-11 23:09

The McGill University board of governors has included “grave environmental degradation” as allowable criteria for divestment.

Published on June 10, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Karen Seidman

Many students at McGill University are celebrating a fundamental shift in how the university will decide whether to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.

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