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DIY Hygiene @ Redpath Museum

8May201613:00
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14:30
Redpath Museum In Room 106., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

For Mother's Day learn how to make earth friendly shampoo, bathroom scrub, and general purpose spray. For all ages. Bilingual. All materials supplied.

COST: $8/person. Payable at door.

Sustainability research invited! CEGSS Abstract Deadline!

5May2016

Student abstract submissions are due May 5th from graduate students in civil engineering disciplines at local universities in Montréal! Read more below and send your abstracts today!
 

BCom Managing for Sustainability Program Wins Catalyst Award

On April 14, 2016, Desautels’ Bachelor of Commerce Managing for Sustainability (MSUS) Major and Concentration Programs were awarded the Catalyst Award for Sustainability in Education.

Published: 19Apr2016

À l’avant-garde de la chimie verte

Le Devoir | le 9 avril 2016

par: Claude Lafleur

Probablement que plus de 95 % de tout ce que nous utilisons dans une journée est le fruit d’un processus chimique, ainsi que l’essentiel de ce que nous mangeons, rapporte Bruce Lennox, professeur de chimie et doyen de la Faculté des sciences de l’Université McGill.

 

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Published: 19Apr2016

Including nature in human decisions for innovation and sustainability in the Anthropocene

9May201617:30
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19:00
Macdonald Engineering Building Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA

Dr. Bhavik Bakshi 

Making Better Use of Science and Technology in Policy-Making

As governments struggle to keep pace with rapid advancements in science and technology, a new report by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) outlines how governments can better incorporate that knowledge in policy-making processes and improve the quality of government decisions.

Published: 23Mar2016

Sustainability Projects Fund 101!

16Mar201616:30
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17:30
Sherbrooke 1010 Suite 1200 [Campus and Space Planning / McGill Office of Sustainability], 1010 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, H3A 2R7, CA

Thinking of a way to make McGill a better place?

Green Light Microscopy: A Sustainable Alternative in Modern Microscopy

In times of environmental decline, scientific innovation must be implemented to replace old and inefficient technology. This can lead to positive academic, economic and environmental impacts. Fluorescence microscopy is a key element in many aspects of research throughout the physical, life and health sciences. Microscopes are found in virtually all research institutes, universities, hospitals, biotechnology companies and pharmaceutical companies.

Published: 1Mar2016

Outside the Box: Getting our waste to pay our energy bills

The Ottawa Citizen | Feb. 11, 2016

by: Avi Freedman

Canadians are among the largest producers of solid waste in the world. According to Environment Canada, we generate 990 kilograms per capita annually compared to the Japanese, for example, who produce half that much.

Read the full story here.

Published: 13Feb2016

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