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Press Release: Maintaining a healthy heart through bile acids

Canadian discovery may soon lead to the prevention of cardiac fibrosis

Groundbreaking research from the University of Alberta and McGill University has opened the door towards the future prevention of cardiac fibrosis—a condition leading to heart failure for which there is currently no treatment.

Published: 27Jul2016

Mac Food Science students on a winning streak

For the second consecutive year, Macdonald Food Science teams have won big, Two teams — Rephyll and Fitamin Multimeal — took first place in their categories at the annual New Product Development Competitions, held as part of the 2016 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Conference.

Published: 25Jul2016

Animal Science Professor honoured by American Dairy Science Association

 

Congratulations to James McGill Professor Xin Zhao who received the 2016 West Agro Inc. Award from the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA).

The award is given to one individual each year "to recognize outstanding research of milk quality as affected by control of mastitis, management of milking, and practices in production of milk."

The award was presented at a ceremony during the annual meeting of the ADSA in Salt Lake City,  Utah.

 

 

Published: 25Jul2016

Principal's Awards: New Aug. 15 Deadline

Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff – deadline extended

This is to inform you that the deadline has been extended to submit nominations to the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff (2015-2016). You have until Monday, August 15thto submit your entry.

You have no doubt seen colleagues go the extra mile to deliver on a special project. The award is about recognition but it is also about rewarding these colleagues with a $5,000 cash prize.

Published: 19Jul2016

Professor Chris Buddle appointed as the new Dean of Students of McGill

 

Please join the Mac Community in congratulating Professor Chris Buddle on his new appointment as Dean of Students, McGill University.

Since 2014, Professor Buddle has served the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as Associate Dean of Student Affairs. In this role, he oversaw recruitment activities for the Faculty, promoted academic integrity, was a champion of student rights, and worked extensively on supporting the overall wellbeing of the Macdonald Campus community.

Published: 14Jul2016

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

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