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Handling Regionalisation at the Global Scale in Life Cycle Impact Assessment: Impact World+ Methodology

Tue, 2013-12-03 09:30 - 11:30
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MSB-016, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

We are pleased to announce a special seminar, titled "Handling Regionalisation at the Global Scale in Life Cycle Impact Assessment: Impact World+ Methodology." This seminar will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013, from 9h30 to 11h30, in the Macdonald-Stewart-building, room B-016.  The guest lecturers for the seminar are core members of CIRAIG and team leaders for Impact World+, a globally regionalised life cycle impact assessment methodology.

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Contact: Dr. Kiara S. Winans
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Macdonald Campus Remembrance Day Ceremony

Thu, 2013-11-07 10:15
Raymond Building : Memorial Arch and War Memorial, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

LEST WE FORGET

Join Macdonald Campus faculty, staff and students, along with guests from the Ste-Anne's Veterans' Hospital and our John Abbott College and Macdonald High School colleagues, as we remember those who have fallen.

Procession begins at 10:15 from the Memorial Arch, Raymond Building; Remembrance Day Ceremony begins at 10:30 at the War Memorial in front of the Raymond Building.

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Margaret A. Gilliam Lecture Series in Food Security: Future Challenges in Food and Agriculture

Thu, 2013-11-14 15:00 - 16:30
Raymond Building : R4-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Guest speaker: Dr. Richard Godwin, PhD, Dr(hc), DSc,  FREng,  Hon FIAgrE, Hon FRASE, Fellow ASABE and Fellow RAS
Professor, Cranfield University and Harper Adams University, UK

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Improving Animal Welfare: A Practical Approach

Wed, 2013-11-06 09:00 - 10:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Through the generous financial support of Centre Gold, the Department of Animal Science is delighted to welcome Dr. Temple Grandin to speak on the Macdonald Campus.

Temple Grandin is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, an autistic activist, a bestselling author, the subject of an Oscar-winning movie, and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. In 2010 she was listed in Time Magazine as one of the World’s most influential people.

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Introduction to Course Design and Teaching Workshop

Thu, 2014-12-11 09:00 - Tue, 2014-12-16 13:00
Education Building : Room: 627 (Active Learning Classroom), 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1½ day workshop held on Thursday, May 8 (9:00am - 5:00pm) & Tuesday, May 13 (9:30am - 1pm), 2014.

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Food, Family and Entrepreneurship: From local to global, and what we learned along the way

Thu, 2013-10-17 14:30 - 15:30
Centennial Centre : Ceilidh, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

A Conversation with Lino A. Saputo, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board, Saputo, Inc.

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Contact: Paul Simard
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Office Phone: 514-398-7618
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How the Planet can Survive the Age of Humans

Thu, 2013-10-17 10:00 - 11:30
Centennial Centre : Ceilidh, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

A seminar by Mark Lynas, author and environmental campaigner. Mark Lynas is the author of several books on the environment, including High Tide, Six Degrees, and The God Species. His most recent publication, in July 2013, was the Kindle Single ebook Nuclear 2.0: Why a green future needs nuclear power. He is a frequent speaker around the world on climate change, biotechnology and nuclear power, and was climate change advisor to the President of the Maldives between 2009 and 2011.

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Contact: Paul Simard
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A. Jean de Grandpré Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series

Wed, 2013-10-16 17:30 - 20:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Macdonald Campus of McGill University

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Contact: Anna Duff
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Office Phone: 514-398-7852
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Demi-Journée d’Information sur les Cultures Utilisées pour les Filières Bioénergie et Produits, Campus Macdonald

Tue, 2013-10-01 10:00 - 12:30
Farm Centre : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Cette activité s’adresse à toute personne intéressée par le développement des cultures utilisées pour les filières bioénergie et bioproduits (agronomes, producteurs, scientifiques). Au cours de cette journée des chercheurs de l’Université McGill et l’Université Laval vont vous présenter les résultats de leurs projets dans ce domaine. Les présentations seront suivies d’une visite de parcelles au centre de recherche agronomique Emile A. Lods.

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Contact: Philippe Seguin
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Research Ethics and Conduct Seminars - Part II

Thu, 2013-09-12 10:00 - 11:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The objective of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' Research Ethics and Conduct Seminars is to educate graduate students on the different policies and guidelines that touch on scientific research dealing with humans, animals, plants and the environment; and laboratory safety.  All students and staff are welcome to attend. www.mcgill.ca/macdonald/research/seminars/ethics

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