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ALASKA'S SHOREBIRDS EXPOSED TO MERCURY

 

Shorebirds breeding in Alaska are being exposed to mercury at levels that could put their populations at risk, according to new research from The Condor: Ornithological Applications.

Published: 13Jul2016

STÉPHANIE BÉLANGER-NAUD À L'ASSAUT DU CHAMPIONNAT CANADIEN

 

Ayant grandi sur une ferme, Stéphanie Bélanger-Naud a tailladé ses premières pièces de bois après son arrivée au campus Macdonald de l'Université McGill, à Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. «C'est un sport qui m'était inconnu avant d'arriver à McGill, raconte-t-elle. Ça m'a beaucoup intriguée et j'ai rapidement eu la piqûre.»

Read more in L’Avenir et des rivières

Published: 12Jul2016

FARMING CAMP AT MACDONALD CAMPUS COULD CULTIVATE LOVE OF AGRICULTURE

 

A friend realized his life’s dream through one of the generous programs offered by the [Macdonald] campus of McGill University in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue…

Macdonald campus, therefore, is a God-send.  

Published: 12Jul2016

EXPLORING THE BIOFUELS OPPORTUNITY

 

(Interview with Dr. Donald L. Smith Professor, McGill University; Director and CEO, BioFuelNet Canada)


"It is exciting to see a growing concern around the need to reduce GHGemissions.At McGill, there has been, and continues to be, some very good work around green chemistry, which is part of a greater sustainability approach. McGill has developed the use of micro beto-plant signal compounds as a wayto improve plant productivity, making more biomass available for both food and fuel."

Published: 12Jul2016

MALE CHICK CULLING IN EGG INDUSTRY COULD END, THANKS TO CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY

 

Harry Pelissero is the general manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario, which has been working with Michael Ngadi, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University, to develop a machine that selects female eggs before they're hatched.

Read more on CBC

 

Published: 23Jun2016

Macdonald Homecoming

27Oct2016
to
30Oct2016
Centennial Centre 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

Mark your calendars for 2016 Homecoming - October 27-30

This Homecoming, we welcome classes ending in "1 and "6" as they celebrate anniversary years, but everyone is welcome to join in the festivities at Mac on Saturday October 29th.

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