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15Apr201609:00
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Centennial Centre 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

What is the Science Branch of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and how does it contribute to food safety for Canadians?

14Apr201614:30
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Raymond Building R3-048, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

You are invited to attend a special presentation by Paul Houle, Section Head, Environmental Contaminants, Calgary Laboratory of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Government of Canada

Mandatory Supervision for New Faculty

6Oct201612:00
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McLennan Library Building Room Ms-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

In October, 2014, Senate approved revisions to the Guidelines and Regulations on Graduate Student Supervision to offer mandatory supervision orientation for new faculty members. This revision applies to all new faculty hires since 2015.

Minoring in entrepreneurship, majoring in success

Popular culture loves the mythology of the self-made success, the boot-strapping individual who eschews formal education to blaze a path to success. But, while superstar dropouts can capture our imaginations – think Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg – they are the exceptions, not the rule. Especially in Canada: a study by the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity, for example, found that nearly 90 per cent of the founders of Canada’s top 250 tech companies are university graduates.

Published: 6Apr2016

PROJECT LAUNCHED TO ENHANCE MILLET PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION

 

The Indo-Canada research project on small millets aims at enhancing its production and consumption. Millets are a must to tackle the increasing number of diabetic and lifestyle deceases in the community... This project on small millet production, processing and consumption was launched by Dhan Foundation, supported by Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) and by Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) with the partnership of scientists from McGill University [Prof. Vijaya Raghavan], Canada and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

Published: 5Apr2016

Thioredoxin and Glutathione Find New Applications

7Apr201610:00
Raymond Building R4-047, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

PhD Oral Defense: Development of Innovative Probiotic Finger Millet- and Amaranth-based Weaning Products

12Apr201608:45
Macdonald-Stewart Building MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

PhD Oral Defense of Sara Najdi Hejazi, Department of Bioresource Engineering

Government of Canada invests $27 million to extend the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program for another five years

 

Minister Lawrence MacAulay was on campus to participate in the Symposium and Wrap-Up meeting for the “Effects of Agricultural Water Management Systems on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Eastern Canada” project led by Chandra Madramootoo (Bioresource Engineering).  The project was funded by the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases program.

 

 

Announcement by The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Macdonald Campus of McGill University, March 30, 2016

Published: 30Mar2016

Province to boost agrifood competitiveness and industrial innovation

|KATHY MACLEAN, COMMUNICATIONS, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

 

There was good news all around for the Quebec agri-food sector in the recent provincial budget.

Published: 23Mar2016

BioFuelNet conçoit les biocarburants de l’avenir

 

Dans l’édifice qui accueillait autrefois la brasserie Dow, angle Peel et Notre-Dame, rebaptisé Carrefour d’innovation INGO, est installé un groupe de recherche qui se consacre au développement des carburants de l’avenir. BioFuelNet regroupe 75 chercheurs de 27 universités canadiennes et travaille avec 90 partenaires industriels. Sa mission : développer une industrie de biocarburants avancés prospère et durable. ...

Published: 22Mar2016

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