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On the cover: Biomaterial breakthrough

Research led by Dr Hossein Heris of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr Jamal Daoud of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is featured on the cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Their article describes the successful adhesion of human fibroblast cells to a scaffold biomaterial composed of hyaluronic acid and gelatin composite microgels.

Published: 27Jan2016

Mac women chop down the competition at the 56th annual Macdonald College Woodsmen Competition

 

The sun was out, the saws were out and our Woodsmen teams performed fabulously over the weekend. Thanks to all on campus and the many alumni who helped make the 56th annual Woodsmen Competition a success.

Published: 26Jan2016

Antarctic permafrost may not be habitable for microbes – So is Mars?

 

"It doesn't mean there's no life on Mars, but what it does mean is it's going to be harder to find," said Jacqueline Goordial, the McGill University researcher who led the study, in an interview with Rachelle Solomon on CBC's Breakaway.

Published: 25Jan2016

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars

Natural Resource Sciences professor Lyle Whyte and postdoctoral fellow Jackie Goordial talk about their research which suggests that it is unlikely that it is unlikely that there is any microbial life to be found on Mars.

Published: 19Jan2016

Quirks & Quarks features Bergthorson research

Don't miss the January 15, 2016, edition of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks to learn how Prof Jeff Bergthorson and colleagues are finding ways for energy to be stored and transported via iron and other metals, a novel and potentially important method for delivering fossil-fuel-free power.

Published: 19Jan2016

College lumberjacks set for annual woodsmen competition at McGill’s Macdonald Campus

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Watson Field Macdonald Campus 21111 Lakeshore Road Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, CA

Lumberjacks and Jills from six Canadian universities will test their mettle at the 56th annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen Competition, Saturday January 23 at Watson Field, Ma

Winter 2016 On-Campus Recruitment

Are you looking for a job in the Federal or Provincial Government, Consulting, Financial Institutions, Engineering or Information Technology?

Published: 13Jan2016

4 O'Clock Forum: What’s all this fuss about potatoes anyway?

17Mar201616:00
Raymond Building R3-048, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

A New Geological Epoch, The Anthropocene

 

Scientists say it's time to declare a new geological epoch, one defined by human activity and the permanent mark it has left on the earth.

McGill Professor Peter Brown, director of Economics for the Anthropocene, is featured on CBC Radio News.

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Published: 11Jan2016

Rolling whole grains into chewy business succecss

20Jan201615:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building Faculty Lounge (MS2-022), 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

You are invited to participate in the first Entrepreneurial Leadership Speaker Series of 2016, featuring guest speaker Andrea Courey, Founder and former president, Grandma Emily's Granola.

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