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Food for Thought Lecture Series: Climate closure: game over for climate skeptics

Tue, 2014-11-04 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Now well into its second decade, Macdonald's ever-popular Food for Thought Lecture Series is in to another series of fascinating and thought-provoking lectures with the theme "Global Carbon".

The fifth lecture in the series is on Tuesday, November 4 with a talk by Professor Shaun Lovejoy, Department Physics, McGill University, who will address the issue of climate change.

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Food for Thought Lecture Series: An ice age mystery: did CO2 from the oceans cause the great Canadian ice sheet to disappear?

Tue, 2014-10-21 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Now well into its second decade, Macdonald's ever-popular Food for Thought Lecture Series is in to another series of fascinating and thought-provoking lectures with the theme "Global Carbon".

The fourth lecture in the series is on Tuesday, October 21 with a talk by Professor Eric Galbraith, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, who will address the issue of carbon in the oceans.

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Food for Thought Lecture Series: Reduced carbon in an oxidizing atmosphere: sustainable vs fossil fuels

Tue, 2014-10-07 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Now well into its second decade, Macdonald's ever-popular Food for Thought Lecture Series is in to another series of fascinating and thought-provoking lectures with the theme "Global Carbon".

The third lecture in the series is on Tuesday, October 7 with a talk by Don Smith, professor in the Department of Plant Science, McGill University, and former moderator of the Food for Thought series. Don will address the issue of fossil fuel supplies.

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Food for Thought Lecture Series: How did we wind up with our carbon-rich biosphere?: A catastrophe in three parts

Tue, 2014-09-23 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Now well into its second decade, Macdonald's ever-popular Food for Thought Lecture Series is in to another series of fascinating and thought-provoking lectures.

The second lecture in the series is on Tuesday, September 23 with a talk by Professor Boswell Wing, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, who will address the issue of early earth environments and evolution.

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Understanding Milk Fat Synthesis: Filling the Gaps

Mon, 2014-09-15 10:30
Raymond Building : R2-046, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

You are invited to attend a Special Animal Science seminar by Dr. Daniel Rico, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Animal Science, Université Laval. Dr. Rico is a candidate for the position in Animal Nutrition and Metabolism.

Following the Seminar, the Candidate will give a 15-minute mock lecture (targeted at intermediate undergraduates) entitled: “The Challenge of Increasing Animal Production while Maintaining Health and Fertility"

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Food for Thought Lecture Series: Global Carbon: Echoes of the past, defining the future

Tue, 2014-09-09 19:00 - 20:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Now well into its second decade, Macdonald's ever-popular Food for Thought Lecture Series is gearing up for another series of fascinating and thought-provoking lectures.

The series kicks off on Tuesday, September 9 with a lecture by Professors Jim Fyles (Natutal Resource Sciences) and George McCourt (McGill School of Environment) who will address the issue of Global Carbon, this year's series' theme.

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Macdonald Campus Research Ethics and Conduct Seminar, Part II

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:00 - 11:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

All Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students and staff are invited to attend a two-part seminar on Research Ethics and Conduct. The objective of the Research Ethics and Conduct Seminar 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 when dealing with biohazardous materials.

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Macdonald Campus Research Ethics and Conduct Seminar, Part I

Thu, 2014-09-11 10:00 - 11:30
Raymond Building : R2-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

All Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students and staff are invited to attend a two-part seminar on Research Ethics and Conduct. The objective of the Research Ethics and Conduct Seminar 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 when dealing with biohazardous materials.

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Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) Poster Presentations

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:00 - 18:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022 Faculty Lounge, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Each summer top students in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences undertake hands-on, innovative research programs with leading faculty members.  Join us as these students showcase the fascinating results of their experience as NSERC or CIHR undergraduate student researchers.

Guest of Honour: Doctor Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University

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Radio Frequency Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Apple Peel

Tue, 2014-08-26 13:15
Raymond Building : R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Defense of Yanti Maslina Binti Mohd Jusoh, Bioresource Engineering

The work presented in this thesis is the step by step approach taken in the effort of developing radio frequency (RF) heating technology for the extraction of apple peel phenolic compounds. The work that has been carried out covers the design of an extraction system, the establishment of the initial extraction conditions, characterization of suitable solvents for the extraction system, process optimization and justification study.

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