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Community Engagement Day (SP0069)

Status: COMPLETED October 2012

HackTaVille (français)

Sat, 2012-09-08 09:00 - 17:00
University Centre : SSMU Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7

Des applications pour des villes intelligentes, en santé et durables.

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Living Green: Simple Strategies for Complex Times

Fri, 2012-11-23 13:00 - 16:00
McGill Service Point : MS-55 (The Red Room), 3415 McTavish Street, (corner Sherbrooke), Montreal, QC , H3A 0C8
Price: Varied

General Public: $39.00
Come with a Friend discount: $29.00
Students, McGill Alumni and MCLL Members: $31.00
McGill Students and McGill Staff: $19

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Aboriginal Awareness Week

Mon, 2012-09-24 (All day) - Fri, 2012-09-28 (All day)
Various Locations

Various Times

McGill University’s Aboriginal Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at McGill about Aboriginal peoples in Canada. The week honours the many Aboriginal cultures across the country including the Métis, 

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HackTaVille (english)

Sat, 2012-09-08 09:00 - 17:00
University Centre : SSMU Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7

Building applications for a smarter, healthier, more sustainable city.

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Sustainability Videos Project (SP0078)

Status: COMPLETED Summer 2012

The goal of this project was to create a light-hearted short film that framed sustainability as a real problem that needs to be thought about in a very deep way.  

The Project's Final Video:

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Greening Indoor McGill Initiative (SP0065)

Status: COMPLETED February 2012 - April 2013

Greening Indoor McGill Initiative promotes the use of indoor plants to improve air quality and promote a healthy aesthetic through the greening of indoor environments for McGill faculty, staff, and students. Drawing on the expertise of Department of Plant Science faculty and students, this pilot project is:

Addressing Business Travel Behaviour (SP0061)

Status: COMPLETED January 2012 - April 2012

Transportation Research at McGill (TRAM) is presently researching the travel behaviour of McGill University students, faculty and staff. This student-led initiative, in collaboration with the McGill Sustainability Office, is conducting a survey which aims to discover how the McGill community commutes to and from campus.

Cafe Rhizae (SP0060)

Status: COMPLETED November 2011 - January 2012

This project created an innovative protocol on how to grow gourmet oyster mushrooms from spent coffee grounds. They collected used coffee grounds from McGill cafeterias and area cafes, which was used for their experimental research to grow edible mushrooms.

Home Energy Team (SP0059)

Status: COMPLETED November 2011 - May 2013

The Off-Campus Home Energy Team is a student effort to bridge the on-campus and off-campus experience of others living in the sometimes freezing cold but beautiful city of Montreal. The basic idea is that students living in apartments near campus sign up for a visit from a knowledgeable OCHET student team to help them reduce energy bills and live more comfortably through the winter.