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Second annual Sustainability Fair aims to please and inspire

By Jim Hynes

On Friday, Sept. 21, the Office of Sustainability will host the second McGill Sustainability Fair to provide the McGill community with information on sustainability initiatives on campus by students and the University administration and hopefully inspire its members to play an active role in them.

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McGill holds Top-20 place in QS university rankings

By McGill Reporter Staff

McGill has again captured a place in the Top 20 universities in the world as measured by the annual QS rankings, finishing 18th for 2012.

It marks the sixth consecutive year in which McGill has placed among the Top 20, and the ninth year in a row the University has finished in the Top 25, which includes such notable universities as MIT (1st) Harvard, Cambridge, Yale and Princeton.

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Tuition hikes to roll back, PQ promises

Fri, 2012-09-07 11:36

By Doug Sweet

No wave of any one colour engulfed Quebec in Tuesday’s election, perhaps putting to rest the idea that any election following the stunning 2011 federal vote will necessarily provoke a sudden and massive shift of voters in any particular direction, even with the electorate in a volatile mood.

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Quartier de l’innovation: blueprint for the future

By Neale McDevitt

Touted as having the potential to be one of the most dynamic hubs of innovation and creativity in the world, the Quartier de l’innovation (QI) is all about connecting people.

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University employs a multidisciplinary approach to food crises

As food price hikes loom, conference to study political effects of crisis

By Doug Sweet

Feeding the world is complicated. And if there’s any major public issue that engages many academic disciplines at once, this is surely one. Agriculture. Environment. Economics. Engineering. Politics. Human nutrition. Health sciences. Geography. Geology. Sociology. It’s a long and by no means complete list.

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Ending the fuel versus food debate

BioFuelNet seeks to turn waste into resources

By Neale McDevitt

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