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McGill honours champions of equity and diversity

Wed, 2014-05-14 21:47

The 2nd annual McGill University Awards for Equity and Community Building were handed out on April 24.

Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

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McGill Spaces Project: Upgrading Spaces

Thu, 2014-05-08 23:28

Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

A drab hallway, an empty lawn, an awkward nook – every university has them. But what if these were re-imagined as a colourful study space with bench seating, a pop-up outdoor classroom, and a busking area for student musicians?

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Recipients of the 2014 Governor General's Medals in Architecture announced

Fri, 2014-05-02 14:32

From the Daily News webpage of the Canadian Architect website:

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Climate change is bad for Inuit health, research group says

Thu, 2014-05-01 22:45

McGill group says the Arctic needs better adaptation policies

Published on April 28, 2014 | Nunatsiaq Online
by David Murphy

Inuit are vulnerable to climate change, and it’s time for new policy to adapt, a group of researchers says in a new report

That’s the message from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, led by James Ford of McGill University, who released a paper April 24 about the need for better adaption strategies, especially in health, for Inuit.

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Robert A.M. Stern Architects Announces Winner of 2014 RAMSA Travel Fellowship

Thu, 2014-05-01 17:11

From the News webpage of the Robert A.M. Stern Architects website:

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Engineering Education: A Paradigm Shift into High Gear, a talk by Dr. Cliff Davidson

Wed, 2014-05-14 17:30 - 18:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

Everyone is invited!

Our speaker, Dr. Cliff Davidson, will present the 'why' and 'how' of engineers' re-education on new local and global environmental concerns. Engineering, architecture, and urban planning work around the world is changing rapidly - instructors and students need to keep up with the changes and see how their work can be applied to make our society more sustainable.

Source Site: /tised

Creating buzz with bee hive atop T.M.R. town-hall

Tue, 2014-04-22 13:49

Students learn about nature and politics in unique project to place a bee colony atop town hall

Published on April 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette
Written by: Catherine Solyom

For the bees, too, it’s been a long, hard winter.

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Two McGill researchers receive $500,000 grants to find innovative uses for carbon

Fri, 2014-04-18 02:54

The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced on April 15, that two McGill researchers are among the 24 winners of $500,000 grants to transform carbon dioxide into useful products.

Published on April 16, 2014 | McGill Publications
Written by: Meaghan Thurston

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Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Tue, 2014-04-15 01:20

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

Published on April 11, 2014 | McGill Research

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.

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Made it onto Huffington Post. For better or for worse...

Mon, 2014-04-14 09:24

A Treatment for Chemophobia

"Hey, aren't you somebody?" the teenager queried as I got into the elevator.

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