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netMTL to compete in the Solar Decathalon in 2016

Voirvert.ca | Sept 2014

netMTL, a join venture between students at McGill and Concordia Universities is taking on the goal of competing in the all-solar solar decathalon race, Solar Decathalon Europe, in 2016 in Versailles, France.

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Published: 30Sep2014

McGill Professor Anthony Ricciardi on Plastic Microbeads in the St Lawrence River

CBC News | Sept. 26, 2014

Plastic microbeads polluting St. Lawrence River, McGill researchers find.

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Published: 30Sep2014

McGill Grad Student Suncica Avlijas on Plastic microbeads in the St Lawrence River

Washington Post | Sept. 29, 2014

by: Rachel Feltman

Plastic microbeads from face wash are polluting river sediment; Tiny balls of plastic from cosmetic products are showing up in river sediment for the first time, mixing with the rocks and dirt that line the bed of the Saint Lawrence River.

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Published: 30Sep2014

ECOLE Launch Party!

3Oct201417:00
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19:00
University 3559 3559 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B1, CA

ECOLE LAUNCH

MERS: McGill Engineering Research Showcase

8Oct201415:00
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Trottier Building Lobby, 3630 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C6, CA

McGill Engineering Research Showcase - MERS

The McGill Engineering Research Showcase is a forum for industry to connect with our graduate students and faculty and in addition it is a showcase and celebration of our E

The Market Cooperative - The Fall Edition

1Oct201417:00
University Centre Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

As McGill’s largest Arts Fair, The Market Cooperative is happy to be back and collaborating with both the McGill and Montreal community!

Warming Temperatures Threaten Fragile Balance in Canadian Arctic

Sept. 23, 2014 | NY Times

by: Michael Becker

"As a doctoral candidate at McGill University in Montreal, I have spent three years researching how the planet’s changing climate is affecting the polar desert ecology of the high Arctic. It’s precisely this balance of climate and permafrost, ice and ecosystems that I’ve come here to study."

Published: 28Sep2014

Pow Wow marks colourful end to successful Indigenous Awareness Week

The McGill Reporter | Sept. 24, 2014

by: Neale McDevitt

McGill’s fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week came to a lively, colourful close on Friday, Sept. 19, with dancers dressed in traditional costumes performing an inter-tribal dance during the Pow Wow on the lower campus field in front of dozens of smiling spectators. 

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Published: 28Sep2014

Thousands meet at Lafontaine Park to push leaders on environment

CTV News Montréal | Sept 21, 2014

Thousands of environmentally-minded demonstrators assembled at Lafontaine Park Sunday to make a passionate appeal prior to Tuesday’s United Nation Climate Summit in New York.

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Published: 25Sep2014

Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River sediments

Phys.org | Sept. 18, 2014

A team of researchers from McGill University and the Quebec government have discovered (in the form of polyethylene 'microbeads', <2 mm diameter) widely distributed across the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the first time such pollutants have been found in freshwater sediments. 

Published: 23Sep2014

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