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Resource recovery applications: approaches, tools and projects for the relaunch of rural economy

Fri, 2013-11-08 10:00 - 11:30
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

This seminar, open to all, is part of the Environmental and Water Resource Engineering Seminar Series. Join us as Professor Simon Barnabé discusses "Resource recovery applications: approaches, tools and projects for the relaunch of rural economy".

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As biomass is the basis of most rural economy, resource recovery could be the key to relaunch or revitalize rural communities affected by socio-economic problems such as local plant shutdown, decline of population, lack of business initiatives, and reluctance to change.

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Membrane Processes for Water Purification

Fri, 2013-10-25 10:00 - 11:25
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

Everyone is welcome to attend this CIVE 615 Environmental Engineering Seminar (part of the Environmental & Water resource engineering seminar series) given by Dr.

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Sustainability and the Population Debate

Sat, 2013-12-14 10:30 - 15:30
688 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal
Price: 95.00

Course participation is limited to 20 people

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Sustainability essentially involves the obligation to leave to future generations the capacity to ensure their well-being. This obligation raises the question of whether we are running out of resources—in terms of both “sources” and “sinks”—necessary for its fulfillment.

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The ecotoxicological problem of "Dose": from explosives to little bits

Fri, 2013-10-11 10:00 - 11:25
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

Everyone is welcome to attend this CIVE 615 Environmental Engineering Seminar (part of the Environmental & Water resource engineering seminar series) given by Dr. Geoffrey I. Sunahara, Group Leader, Applied Ecotoxicology, National Research Council Canada.

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Advances in the analysis of persistent organic pollutants

Fri, 2013-09-27 10:00 - 11:25
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

CIVE 615 Environmental & water resource engineering seminar series

Open to the public, this seminar given by Dr. Eric Reiner, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, focuses on "Advances in the Analysis of Persistent Organic Pollutants".

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Glacial retreat impacts on water resources in tropical Andes

Fri, 2013-09-20 10:00 - 11:25
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

This seminar given by Michel Baraër (hydrology professor at the École de technologie Superieure, Montreal), is open to the public. 

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Appointment of new TISED Director, Subhasis Ghoshal

Wed, 2013-07-24 15:22

Subhasis Ghoshal, Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics Professor, is the newly appointed Director of the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). A William Dawson Scholar and respected authority on the fate and transport of pollutants in aqueous and soil environments, Professor Ghoshal joined McGill after completing his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

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Harpp Named Tomlinson Chair in University Science Teaching

Tue, 2013-06-04 14:04

Priority is to enhance science teaching and outreach

By Neale McDevitt

David Harpp officially began his tenure as Tomlinson Chair in University Science Teaching on February 1. But as anyone who knows the long-standing chemistry prof will tell you, he’s been preparing for this his whole professional life. “It’s a pretty good fit,” said Harpp from his Otto Maas office, smiling the smile of a man who thoroughly enjoys understatement.

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Opinion: Montreal can be a world leader in engineering innovation

Thu, 2013-05-30 14:51

" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It  is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because  beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one  of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story

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