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Mac women chop down the competition at the 56th annual Macdonald College Woodsmen Competition

 

The sun was out, the saws were out and our Woodsmen teams performed fabulously over the weekend. Thanks to all on campus and the many alumni who helped make the 56th annual Woodsmen Competition a success.

Published: 26Jan2016

Antarctic permafrost may not be habitable for microbes – So is Mars?

 

"It doesn't mean there's no life on Mars, but what it does mean is it's going to be harder to find," said Jacqueline Goordial, the McGill University researcher who led the study, in an interview with Rachelle Solomon on CBC's Breakaway.

Published: 25Jan2016

Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars

Natural Resource Sciences professor Lyle Whyte and postdoctoral fellow Jackie Goordial talk about their research which suggests that it is unlikely that it is unlikely that there is any microbial life to be found on Mars.

Published: 19Jan2016

Disbursement: Former Long-Term Disability Trust

The Trustees of a former Long Term Disability Plan for McGill employees are in the process of winding up the trust. There is a small surplus in the trust which will be distributed to eligible recipients.

Published: 19Jan2016

Jonathan L. Meakins - Royal Victoria Hospital: Heritage and Healing

15Feb201617:00
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Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

James McGill Society presents the Maysie MacSporran Annual Lecture

Royal Victoria Hospital: Heritage and Healing

Jonathan L. Meakins

Winter 2016 On-Campus Recruitment

Are you looking for a job in the Federal or Provincial Government, Consulting, Financial Institutions, Engineering or Information Technology?

Published: 13Jan2016

4 O'Clock Forum: What’s all this fuss about potatoes anyway?

17Mar201616:00
Raymond Building R3-048, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

A New Geological Epoch, The Anthropocene

 

Scientists say it's time to declare a new geological epoch, one defined by human activity and the permanent mark it has left on the earth.

McGill Professor Peter Brown, director of Economics for the Anthropocene, is featured on CBC Radio News.

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Published: 11Jan2016

4 O'Clock Forum: Environmental Contaminants in Birds; Molecular to Organismal Level Effects

18Feb201616:00
Raymond Building R3-048, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

 

The first 2016 lecture in the 4 O'Clock Forum series features "Environmental Contaminants in Birds; Molecular to Organismal Level Effects", with Prof. Jessica Head, Department of Natural Resource Sciences.

Pay Equity Commission Decision

The attached document outlines a decision by Quebec's Pay Equity Commission regarding McGill's legal obligations.

Published: 4Jan2016

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