PhD Oral Defense: The response of canola (Brassica napus [L.]) to a novel set of plant growth regulators: microbial signal molecules
PhD Oral Defense of Timothy D. Schwinghamer, Department of Plant Science
McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.
To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff
Published on June 15, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: McGill Reporter
The Panama Field Studies Semester offers McGill undergraduates a unique opportunity to experience the complexity of environmental issues up-close
Published on June 9, 2014 | McGill News
by: Hannah Hoag (MSc '99)
PhD Oral Defense: Nutritional predictors of depression in a cohort of community-dwelling elderly Canadians: NuAge Cohort
PhD Oral Defense of Laura Gougeon, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
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.
McGill Nonlinear Physics Professor and Climatologist Shaun Lovejoy: Global Warming is not a "Natural" Occurrence
Opinion: Research Shows the Global Warming isn't natural
Published on June 9, 2014 | The Gazette
by: Shaun Lovejoy
Last year, the Quebec Skeptics Society laid down a challenge: “If anthropogenic global warming is as strong as scientists claim, then why do they need supercomputers to demonstrate it?”
My immediate response was: “They don’t.”
McGill Students Fiona Yuan and Christopher Tegho win at 2014 Scotiabank EcoLiving Student Leadership Award
Yuan and Tegho are in their last year of electrical engineering at McGill University and are keen about sustainability and energy conservation. Together they designed an “energy management and power disaggregation” system that helps homeowners and businesses better monitor, control and manage the energy use of individual appliances.
Published on June 4, 2014 | CBC
Ideas with Paul Kennedy
Following on the heels of Green Growth: Can Profits Save the Planet?, IDEAS presents the Muskoka Summit, a biennial conclave with some of the world's most respected ecologists debating one of the crucial questions of our time -- is it possible for economists to understand and appreciate the 'real' value of the environment?
This summer, the Institut du Nouveau Monde(INM) is proud to present L'École d'Été, a four day event in August which aims to increase public participation from the youth of Québec in the democratic decision-making process.
This must-attend event's mission is to provide in-depth and diverse programming activities to discuss the big social issues in Québec including: revitalizing regions, aboriginal rights, entrepreneurial development, municipal citizenship, cohabitation and cohesion and social engagement.