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SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Published: 11Feb2015

Robert Mellin wins 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Lieutenant Governor's Award in Architecture

Last week (January 26 to 30, 2015), the Honourable Frank Fagan, Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, presented the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards in Architecture to architects Robert Mellin, Peter C. Blackie and Ron Fougere of Fougere Menchenton Architecture. This is the inaugural presentation of what will be a triennial event, celebrating outstanding contribution to the field of architecture and the built environment of Newfoundland and Labrador, and to recognize the important role architects and architecture have in building communities across the province.

Published: 4Feb2015

Kevin Manaugh, McGill Prof., lead author on study of cities trying to involve different aspects of sustainability to spur economic growth

“Almost all [cities involved] have wide goals about how the infrastructure should be equitably distributed, but then nothing is really measured, because there isn’t a clear target for performance measure for many plans.” - Kevin Manaugh

“In terms of being able to measure data," Manaugh says, "surveys on trains or buses can get a lot of information about who’s being served and who’s not being served using simple mapping and census data, so that people who are less well off have access to the same economic opportunities.”

Published: 3Feb2015

McGill Prof. part of a team that speaks on how systems crucial to stability of planet are compromised

New data and assessments suggest that resilience of the planet is now at risk

An international team of 18 researchers will provide new evidence of significant changes in four of the nine systems which regulate the resilience of the Earth. 

Published: 3Feb2015

Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design

 Michael Johnson) The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) is pleased to announce that Dr.

Published: 8Jan2015

Accelerating clean technologies through life-cycle systems analysis

8Jan201517:30
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Trottier Building Room 1100, 3630 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C6, CA
Eric Masanet

Join the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) for this lecture by Professor Eric Masanet (Northwestern University).

Free, open to the public (no registration required).

Science and Policy Exchange Annual Conference: on Innovation

3Oct201408:30
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New Residence Hall 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

Join the Science and Policy Exchange group for the 5th annual Science and Policy Exchange (SPE) conference on innovation on October 3rd, 2014.

Can renewables become the dominant source of electricity in Canada and the USA?

25Sep201417:30
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Amphithéâtre Bell (Room: C-631) at Polytechnique Montreal CA

"Rapid innovation and growth in renewable energy", a talk by MIT's Jessika Trancik

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