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Future Earth coming to Montreal

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:42

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.

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McGill's Farm to School Summer Camp Makes the CBC News

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:33


CBC News - August 11, 2014

McGill's Farm to School Project (SP0100) Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!

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Welcome new and returning students!

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:11

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major. Click here for a full listing of programs and services.

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The Peoples Climate Tour - Montréal

Wed, 2014-09-03 19:00 - 22:00
Price: free, but limited amount available

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

Source Site: /sustainability

City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

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.

Source Site: /sustainability

Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

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

Source Site: /sustainability

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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Global Warming: Planet Hits Natural Pause Button (featuring Shaun Lovejoy)

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:23

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)

Source Site: /sustainability

Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight!

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming

Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro

by: Mathais Marchal

Source Site: /sustainability

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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