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3rd Annual McGill Sustainability Research Symposium

Thu, 2013-03-14 (All day)

Visit the Sustainability Research Symposium on March 14th for sepakers, posters, discussions, and lunch!

Presentations from:

Dr. David W. Wolfe | Professor at Cornell University
Dr. Monica Mulrennan | Associate Professor at Concordia University

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The anxieties of achievement and the ambiguities of accomplishment

Fri, 2013-02-15 15:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 504, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: Free


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Lecture: Your Brain On Nature

Thu, 2013-01-31 19:00
Adams Building : Auditorium, 3450 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E8
Price: Free

Don't miss a great lecture with Dr. Alan C. Logan, the naturopathic doctor and well-published scientific author, who co-wrote with physician Dr. Eva Selhub, the new book Your Brain On Nature: The Science of Nature’s Influence on Your Health, Happiness, and Vitality. Scientific studies have shown that natural environments can have remarkable benefits for human health. Natural environments are more likely to promote positive emotions; and viewing and walking in nature have been associated with heightened physical and mental energy.

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Biological Invasions: The Ecological and Societal Impacts of Non-native Species

Thu, 2013-02-14 18:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free
Anthony Ricciardi

This Cutting Edge lecture is presented by Anthony Ricciardi (Redpath Museum and McGill School of Environment)

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Sustainability Projects Fund Social

Wed, 2013-01-23 17:00 - 19:00
University Centre : Gerts, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7
Price: FREE

SPF Social at Gerts 

The event will showcase the many accomplishments of past projects and connect like-minded students at McGill. Students will get the chance to network and to receive feedback on their ideas from the SPF Working Group.

At the social, students can also sign up on arrival for any of the following open-mic events:

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Symposium on Environmental Friendly Research Practices at McGill

Thu, 2012-05-10 09:00 - 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Come and learn new approaches to lowering our carbon footprints. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served.

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Vision 2020: Share Ideas, Eat Cupcakes

Wed, 2012-04-04 11:00 - 14:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Got ideas about McGill's sustainable future? Come share them on Wednesday, April 4 between 11-2 in the Macdonald-Stewart lobby. This is a drop-in event--stop by, have a cupcake, and stay as long as your schedule allows. There will be maps, markers, big papers and great conversation. This event is part of Vision 2020--a year of conversation, consultation, and planning to set McGill's sustainabilit

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Vision 2020 Community Conversation

Fri, 2012-03-16 14:00 - 17:00
Royal Victoria College (RVC) Residence : 3425 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A8

Got ideas about McGill’s sustainable future? This is where we build it. This event is a core part of the Vision 2020 process—ideas generated here will feed directly into McGill’s sustainability vision and action plan. The event will include brief presentations, facilitated round-table discussions and lots of opportunity for lively exchange. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

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Faculty Forum on Sustainability in Curriculum and Research

Fri, 2012-02-17 15:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

A collaborative dialogue & consultation for Vision 2020: Creating a Sustainable McGill, ASAP 2012: Achieving Strategic Academic Priorities, SRP: Strategic Research Plan. All are welcome. RSVP to comms [dot] sustainability [at] mcgill [dot] ca Presented by the Office of Sustainability, the Office for Science and Society, the Dean of Science, and the Dean of Arts.

Contact Information

Contact: Lilith Wyatt
Organization: Office of Sustainability
Office Phone: 514-398-8826
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