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Dr. Manish K. Mishra is a finalist for the 2016 Reaxys PhD Prize

We would like to congratulate Dr. Manish K. Mishra, currently working in the Department of Chemistry as a Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Robin Rogers, who has been selected to be among the 45 finalists for the 2016 Reaxys PhD Prize. The Reaxys PhD Prize is open to students currently in a PhD program or who recently completed their PhD, with emphasis on the areas of synthetic chemistry (e.g., organic, inorganic, organometallic, coordination, medical, materials, and polymer chemistry).

Published: 30Jun2016

Convocation 2016: Celebrating the class of 2016, Paul Anastas and Tomislav Friscic

This year, the McGill convocation of the faculty of science highlighted the McGill efforts in Green Chemistry. Paul Anastas, the director of the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale University, who is well known as the "father of Green Chemistry", received a honorary degree and delivered an inspirational address to the graduating students. Encouraging them to embrass the challenges of the future, he told them: "Change is happening, what we need are change-drivers".

Published: 22Jun2016

Recent Student Awards at Major Conferences

We are pleased to inform you that Cécile Defforge, an M. Sc. Student supervised by Professor Tim Merlis, has received the Poster Student Award at the 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, held during 17-22 April in San Juan, PR.

We are equally pleased to announce that that Kai Melamed-Turkish, has been awarded the CMOS Undergraduate Scholarship, at the recently held CMOS Congress, in Fredericton, NB, during 30 May - 2 June.

Published: 18Jun2016

June 2016 Convocation Kudos and Prizes

On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of the recent Science Convocation ceremonies (June 6, 2016), Dean of Science Bruce Lennox offers congratulations to all graduating students, who received B.Sc., B.A. & Sc., Diploma, M.Sc., or Ph.D. degrees. In addition, the Faculty of Science is very proud to recognize the recipients of the Faculty’s and University’s most prestigious awards. These include:

Published: 16Jun2016

Professor Anila Asghar appointed Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Anila Asghar has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.

In this role Dr. Asghar is responsible for facilitating the ongoing development of successful research programs, and for promoting the excellence of our graduate students by actively supporting and coordinating all facets of graduate academic life in the Faculty of Education.

Published: 13Jun2016

Education grads celebrate at 2016 McGill convocation

The Faculty of Education at McGill University proudly saw over four hundred of our students cross the stage this past Thursday, June 2nd at McGill's annual convocation ceremonies.

Celebrating their finest moment were 429 Faculty of Education students who received a degree or certificate this year, including 297 undergraduates, and 115 students pursuing graduate studies. Counting the family, friends, and loved ones, over 1,600 participants celebrated convocation on behalf of the Faculty of Education this year.

Published: 10Jun2016

Seahorses @ Redpath Museum

Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Seahorses, Marine life and you

by Dr. Sara Lourie, Redpath Museum Associate and Honorary Curator

(In English)

George Burnett (BEd, 1985) named GM of OHL's Flint Firebirds

George Burnett (BEd, 1985) was named General Manager of the Ontario Hockey League's Flint Firebirds. Burnett has coached Junior hockey since 1989, spending nine years with the Belleville Bulls, and most recently as Coach and GM of the Hamilton Bulldogs. Burnett also played hockey with OHL's London Knights and McGill Redmen.

[Read the OHL announcement, May 17, 2016]

Published: 30May2016

First CREATE in Green Chemistry Summer School

Held May 9-11, our first summer school for trainees was a resounding success. Co-sponsored by CREATE in Green Chemistry and TISED, Dr. Bhavik Bakshi (Ohio State University) presented a full-day workshop on life cycle analysis (LCA). Then Drs Adelina Voutchkova and Jakub Kostal (Georges Washington University) followed with a full-day toxicology workshop and Dr. Chris Wanderwal (Univerity of California, Irvine) presented on his research.

Published: 28May2016

Congratulations to Tomislav Friščić on his tenure and appointment as associate professor

Prof. Tomislav Friščić secured his tenure and is promoted to the rank of associate professor, effective June 1 2016. Congratulations! Read more about him and the other assistant professors who were also promoted to associate at McGill in 2016 in the McGill Reporter.

Published: 26May2016