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54th Annual Woodsmen Competition

Sat, 2014-01-25 09:00 - 15:00
Watson Field : Macdonald Campus 21111 Lakeshore Road Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC , H9X 3V9

Lumberjacks and Jills from eight universities in Eastern Canada and the United States will test their mettle at the 54th annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen Competition, Saturday January 25.

Wood chips will fly as over 100 competitors vie for individual, doubles and team honours in traditional woodsmen events that include axe throwing, log rolling, pole climbing, water boil, snowshoe race and more. The events are a showcase of Canada’s rich history in forestry as celebrated by a whole new generation of lumberjacks.

Contact Information

Contact: Lee Bieber
Organization: Athlectics & Recreation, Macdonald Campus
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Office Phone: 514-398-7789
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The hygiene hypothesis: Is it good to be dirty?

Thu, 2014-03-20 16:00
Raymond Building : R4-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The third talk in the "4 O'Clock Forum" series will be given by Prof. Tim Geary, director of the Institute of Parasitology.

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Contact: Professor Jaswinder Singh
Organization: Plant Science Department
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Biofuels, from the ground up

Thu, 2014-02-20 16:00
Raymond Building : R4-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The second talk in the "4 O'Clock Forum" series will be given by Professor Don Smith, Plant Science Deaprtment.

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Contact: Professor Jaswinder Singh
Organization: Plant Science Department
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The importance of sound information in the fight against food insecurity and hunger

Thu, 2014-01-23 16:00
Raymond Building : R4-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

A new term of "4 O'Clock Forum" kicks off on January 23rd with a talk on food security by Prof. Hugo Ramiro Melgar-Quiñonez, School of Dietetics & Human Nutrition and Director, McGill Institute for Global Food Security.

Contact Information

Contact: Professor Jaswinder Singh
Organization: Plant Science Department
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PhD Oral Defense: ENZYMATIC SYNTHESIS OF PHENOLIC LIPIDS FROM KRILL OIL IN SOLVENT-FREE MEDIA AND THEIR MICROENCAPSULATION

Mon, 2013-12-09 10:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Faculty Lounge, MS 2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

PhD Oral Defense by: Sarya Aziz, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Read abstract

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Contact: Macdonald Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
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Office Phone: 514-398-7838
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Landscape Photo Expo

Fri, 2013-11-29 10:00 - 13:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Lobby, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Every year, sudents in Landscape Design FMTP 097 are required to put together a photo display on a theme. Each display consists of 3 photos. This year, students must photograph plants in one of the following themes: containers (pots, window boxes…); ground surfaces (walkways, paths…); vertical surfaces (fences, trellises…); seats (chairs, benches…).

Come and vote for your favourite display.

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Bagels and Coffee for Centraide

Thu, 2013-11-28 08:00 - 09:45
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Lobby, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Macdonald Centraide Campaign. Join us for a fresh bagel and coffee on Thursday, November 28 in the Macdonald Stewart Lobby. All proceeds to Centraide - miniumum suggested donation is $2

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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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