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Growing industrial hemp in Eastern Canada: a new frontier

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 more about which hemp cultivars work best in their environment. He and his team of researchers selected 11 cultivars and planted them in seven different environments in Quebec. Seguin kept detailed records of when the seeds were planted and how much fertilizer was used.

Published: 21Oct2016

2016 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture

24Oct201617:30
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19:00
Chancellor Day Hall Moot Court, Faculty of Law, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

 

Jane Goodall met l’élevage animal intensif au pilori

 

De passage à Montréal, la primatologue Jane Goodall a dénoncé l’élevage animal intensif qui est pratiqué dans les pays riches. S’adressant à une assemblée de vétérinaires, elle a toutefois avoué ne pas savoir comment s’attaquer à ce problème. Les travaux d’une chercheuse de l’Université McGill s’intéressant à l’élevage des vaches laitières devraient apporter certains éléments de réponse à cette vaste problématique.

Published: 14Oct2016

PhD Oral Defense:Revealing the architecture of gene regulatory circuits in trypanosomatids

28Oct201613:00
Raymond Building R3-038, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

PhD Oral Defense of Vahid H GazestaniInstitute of Parasitology

Seeds of a Good Anthropocene

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 environmental projects that could reverse a centuries-long pattern in which human prosperity has come at the cost of substantial harm to ecosystems and excluded communities. "

Read more in NYTimes

 

Published: 7Oct2016

Internship Poster Event

13Oct201610:00
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12:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge), 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

The Bieler Family Internship Office invites you to come and view some of the exciting and rewarding internships that our students underttok this summer.

Brian Driscoll named as Chair of Natural Resource Sciences

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

Growing up in Dundas, ON, Driscoll discovered his love science and agriculture at a young age, thanks to the influence of two uncles - one an organic chemistry professor and the other an apple grower.  Through stints as a lifeguard and swimming instructor, he discovered that teaching was something he excelled at and enjoyed.

Published: 4Oct2016

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