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Student-Run Café opens for business

Fri, 2014-01-17 12:43

Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal.

Published January 14 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Catherine-Laure Juste

Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.

Source Site: /sustainability

Michael Jemtrud Receives SSHRC Insight Grant

Thu, 2014-01-16 11:15

Prof. Michael Jemtrud has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant in the amount of $493,000 (over three years).

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CTV Montreal: Dr. Joe Schwarcz on the dangers of E.coli

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:22

Many strains of E.coli are necessary for human digestion, but O157:H7 can be deadly.


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New research establishes link between CSR and financial performance

Mon, 2014-01-13 14:24

A major new study at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada has established a direct and measurable link between corporate social initiatives and financial performance.

Published January 07 2014 | Angel News

Source Site: /sustainability

The campus divestment movement against fossil fuels

Mon, 2014-01-13 14:19

A growing divestment campaign aims to push universities into divesting their holding in the fossil fuel industry.

Published on December 19 2013 | CBC Day 6

Source Site: /sustainability

À toutes les latitudes, chercher à s’adapter

Mon, 2014-01-13 13:59

Qu’ils vivent dans le Grand Nord canadien, au Pérou ou en Ouganda, les peuples autochtones sont les premiers à pâtir du réchauffement du climat.

Published January 04 2014 | Le Devoir
Written by Amélie Daoust-Boisvert

Source Site: /sustainability

New Year's News!!!

Mon, 2014-01-06 15:19

We are pleased to announce that we now have an “App” both for Apple and Android devices so that the McGill Office for Science and Society’s nifty and sometimes quirky science can always be at your fingertips. The Apps are free and can be downloaded here:


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CSI: Dr. Oz’s Questionable Wizardry

Sun, 2013-12-29 12:46

SKEPTICAL INQUIRER: Miracles are pretty rare events. Except on television’s Dr. Oz Show, where they appear with astonishing frequency. Oz of course doesn’t claim to raise the dead or part the Red Sea, but he does raise people’s hopes of parting with their flab. And he’s certainly not shy about flinging the word miracle about. But it seems miracles fade as quickly as they appear.

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2013 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

Wed, 2013-12-18 14:40

McGill graduates figured prominently in two of the 11 awards in the annual Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence program.

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First prize in 5th Advanced Architecture Contest of the IAAC

Mon, 2013-12-09 15:13

Professional M.Arch. students Ji Won Jun (M2) and Josiane Crampé (M1) have won the first prize in the 5th edition of the international competition organized by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and Hewlett-Packard (HP).  In total, 240 submissions from 91 countries were evaluated by the jury members of the competition.  The winning submission by the McGill students was a final project developed during the Summer 2013 semester in the professional M.Arch. studio (DST) of Prof.

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