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10th Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Research Symposium

Tue, 2014-04-01 (All day) - Wed, 2014-04-02 (All day)
Hello dear Interdisciplinarians,
Ever wonder what happens when you cross engineering with epidemiology, music with medicine or chemistry with computer science?
Find out at the 10th Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Research Symposium, April 1-2, 2014 at Thomson House.

This conference is run by students, for students and is a great way to share and discuss your research to a wide and interested audience.

Join us ! Submit an abstract for a talk or poster by March 20.

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4th Annual Catalyst Awards Ceremony

Wed, 2014-04-02 18:00 - 20:30
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the many and significant efforts that have taken place at McGill this year.

These awards recognize efforts to grow towards sustainability, including the development of a comprehensive sustainability strategy through the Vision 2020 process.

Please join us in celebrating all the achievements of the past year and the people who have made them happen at a cocktail on the second of April at six o'clock PM at the Faculty Club Ballroom, followed by an award presentation at half-past six.

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McGill Net Positive Presents David Orr: The University in a Black Swan World

Tue, 2014-03-18 10:30 - 12:00
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Join Net Positive in welcoming David Orr, the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College and founder of the Oberlin Project.
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Green Careers Week 2014: INFORMATION SESSION: Where are the Green Jobs?

Thu, 2014-03-13 12:00
Brown Student Services : 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

A special presentation on how and where to find "green jobs". Do not miss this eye opening seminar to find out where you can start your career.

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Green Careers Week 2014: Environmental Career Fair

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00 - 15:00
Brown Student Services : 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

This career fair targets organizations that offer environmental-related career opportunities in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Participating Organizations: 

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Green Careers Week 2014: Professional Panel on Careers in the Environment

Tue, 2014-03-11 17:30 - 19:00
Brown Student Services : 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Come and listen to environmental professionals talk about their experiences and the skills they have developed as a result of their career path.  By attending this panel, you will have the opportunity to: 

• Hear about different career options
• Get advice on the job search
• Network and insight on career paths in the environmental sector


Antoine Pin, Groupe Uni des Éducateurs-Naturalists et Professionelles en Environnement GUEPE

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Green Careers Week 2014: SEMINAR: Career Options in the Environment

Tue, 2014-03-11 10:00 - 12:00
Faculty Lounge

Session 1:

10:00 - 11:00

This seminar will explain the various environmental career options within a variety of industries

Session 2:


This session will hopefully answer your questions about the “Where”, “What” and “How” to apply to graduate studies in the environment.

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Leith Sharp: Embracing “disruptive sustainability”

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:32

Leith Sharp comes to McGill February 27th, 2014, here she answers some pertinent questions:

Published on Feb 20, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by the McGill Reporter Staff

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Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:20

Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable.

Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Teatro Naturale International
Written by S.C.

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OIKOS McGill: Walk of Life [April 30]

Wed, 2014-04-30 16:00
McLennan Library Building : Front Entrance (in the Lobby), 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9
Price: Free
Have you noticed how many trees are inside McGill and why? Students, faculty and staff are invited to step aside from the routine and walk with each other through underground McGill to see with new eyes.
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