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?
PhD Oral Defense: Deorphanization and characterization of neuropeptide receptors in the model nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans
PhD Oral Defense of Elizabeth Ruiz Lancheros, Institute of Parasitology
Montreal — Green spaces can help obliterate blue spaces in our minds: It’s a no-brainer.
Published on May 30, 2014 | The Gazette
by: Bill Brownstein
This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.
This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.
This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses. The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities. Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.