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Sustainable Education@McGill (SP0087)

Status: ONGOING November 2012 - present

Sus-Ed@Mcgill is creating sustainable science education training for and with the students in McGill’s Faculty of Education teacher-training program. Many of these students will become teachers in elementary or high schools, where they will provide students with an appreciation of the nature and method of science inquiry, and integrate sustainability concepts into their classes.

Montréal food sovereignty and systems research group: Callout for participation

Tue, 2013-01-01 (All day)

Callout for participation

In a collaborative and multidisciplinary attempt to pull together Montreal-based research, we are organizing a working group that is critically approaching food systems, security and sustainability at different levels: institutions, Montreal and its peri-urban and rural surroundings, as well as the broader ‘Global South,’ which is facing immediate issues of food crisis.

Source Site: /sustainability

KANATA Volume 6: Call for Submissions!!

Mon, 2013-01-28 12:12

KANATA, the Undergraduate Journal of the Indigenous Studies Community of McGill University is calling for submissions for its sixth volume. 

KANATA is an interdisciplinary student-published journal with content that focuses on topics relating to Indigenous Peoples of North America. In the midst of the national uprising and international movement, Idle No More, KANATA is committed to engaging in dialogue with the greater community on Indigenous issues and creating platforms for the sharing of knowledge.

Source Site: /sustainability

Lecture: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition

Thu, 2013-02-28 16:00 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Donation

Sacred Economics
An Evening With Author Charles Eisenstein: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition

Please join us as author Charles Eisenstein walks us through the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and shares his views on how Sacred Economics can liberate us from our own shackles and help us break away from the endless struggle to grow and grow.

Contact Information

Contact: Paul Simard
Office Phone: 514-398-7618
Source Site: /sustainability

Nomination for the Award for Equity & Community Building

Fri, 2013-03-15 (All day)

McGill University’s Award for Equity & Community Building was approved by Senate and the Board of Governors in April 2012. This award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. The first competition for the award will be held in 2013, with a nomination deadline of March 15th 2013.

Within the award, there are three streams of recognition. Up to three awards may be granted per year, one in each stream.

Source Site: /sustainability

Dobson Cup 2013 Competition

Tue, 2013-03-26 (All day)

McGill Start-Up Plan Competition

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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

Source Site: /sustainability

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.

Source Site: /sustainability