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Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design: Drafting a green blueprint for the future

Thu, 2014-03-20 00:17

The first annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design will be held March 17-18 at le Centre Mont-Royal from 5:30-7:30 p.m..

Published on March 12, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by McGill Reporter Staff

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McGill's Electric Snowmobile Wins during the Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:03

McGill University of Montreal, Canada won the Zero Emissions, or electric, category of the challenge last weekend at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center.

Published on March 13, 2014 | SF Gate
by Dan Roblee

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Pathogens could be freed from thawing permafrost, scientists warn

Wed, 2014-03-19 00:54

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Published on March 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
by Tu Thanh Ha

French researchers who have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from a sample of Siberian permafrost are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

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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

PANELISTS :

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:

11:00-12:00

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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