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Creating buzz with bee hive atop T.M.R. town-hall

Tue, 2014-04-22 13:49

Students learn about nature and politics in unique project to place a bee colony atop town hall

Published on April 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette
Written by: Catherine Solyom

For the bees, too, it’s been a long, hard winter.

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Two McGill researchers receive $500,000 grants to find innovative uses for carbon

Fri, 2014-04-18 02:54

The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced on April 15, that two McGill researchers are among the 24 winners of $500,000 grants to transform carbon dioxide into useful products.

Published on April 16, 2014 | McGill Publications
Written by: Meaghan Thurston

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PhD Oral Defense: Exploring the Role of Cholinergic Receptors in Schistosoma mansoni Motor Function

Thu, 2014-04-24 13:45
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Kevin MacDonald, Institute of Parasitology

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Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Tue, 2014-04-15 01:20

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

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PhD Oral Defense: Protein-Protein Interactions of Receptors LdPEX5 and LPEX7 with PTS1 and PTS2 Cargo Proteins, and with Glycosomal Docking Protein LdPEX14 for Protein import into Leishmania donovani

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:15
Parasitology Building : P-117, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense of Rona Strasser, Institute of Parasitology

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Making “waste not” a way of life

Sun, 2014-04-13 02:34

“Hate” may be a strong word, but it is the word used by mild-mannered Bernice Ting to describe how she feels about waste.

Published on April 9, 2014 | McGill News
by Jennifer Nault

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Working group aims to redefine shared space for pedestrians and cyclists on campus

Thu, 2014-04-03 22:15

Recommendations to be released in April in response to criticism of Milton bike gates.

Published on April 1, 2014 | McGill Tribune
by Chelsea Ju

Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of McGill’s Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April.

The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university.

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Global shift to greener economies happening because of economic benefits, panelists say

Tue, 2014-04-01 01:21

The global transition to clean energy is underway and Canada is lagging, experts speaking at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit said Saturday.

Published on March 29, 2014 | The Hill Times
by Laura Ryckewaert

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Climate Change: Extinction of Ice-Free Antarctic Polynyas Due to Trapped Ocean Heat (Eric Galbraith)

Tue, 2014-04-01 01:21

Researchers from the McGill University and University of Pennsylvania have found evidence to show climate change is the main reason for the disappearance of ice-free regions, known as polynyas.

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Thirteenth Annual Brace Research Day

Fri, 2014-03-28 10:00 - 14:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

You are invited to attend the 13th Annual Brace Research Day, with the theme "Water and Energy".

PROGRAM

10:00     Welcoming Remarks, Professor Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen, Director of the Brace Centre for Water Resources Management

10:10     The transport and fate of PVP-coated silver nanoparticles in biofilm-laden model groundwater environments. Mike Mitzel , Chemical Engineering

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Contact: Dr. Caroline Begg
Organization: Brace Centre
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Office Phone: 514-398-8749
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