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Mechanical Engineering Colloquium: Prof J. N. Reddy

13Apr201511:00
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Macdonald Engineering Building Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA

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Mechanical Engineering Colloquium: Prof Hugh Liu

10Apr201511:00
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Macdonald Engineering Building Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA

Prof Hugh Liu from the Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) at the University of Toronto will present a talk entitled

Prof. Annmarie Adams elected to the College of Fellows of the RAIC

Prof. Annmarie Adams, Director of the School, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Each year, the College of Fellows formally recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the profession. Fellowship in the RAIC is an honour conferred on members singled out for their contribution to research, scholarship, public service or professional standing to the good of architecture in Canada, or elsewhere.

Published: 26Mar2015

Brown bag lunch: Use social media strategically

31Mar201512:00
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Thomson House Room 404, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a joint initiative of McGill professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin and funded by the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund.

Outside the box: Reclaiming our streets as places to live, not just drive

The Ottawa Citizen | Mar 12, 2015

by: Avi Freidman

Are asphalt roads and sidewalks in neighbourhoods really needed? Of course they are, you might say. Otherwise, where else will people walk and how will drivers reach their garages? But let’s look at the wisdom of having roads and sidewalks in their current form.

As we rethink our future neighbourhoods and fix existing ones, we may want to take a hard look at our streets and reclaim them. After all, it is we who pay for their costly construction and neverending upkeep.

Published: 22Mar2015

Dialogues pour un Canada vert

La Presse | le 17 mars 2015

par: Catherine Potvin

Le Secrétaire des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, a mis les pays du monde au défi d'augmenter l'ambition de leurs politiques climatiques afin de limiter le réchauffement de la Terre. Il vise à susciter des engagements significatifs à la Conférence Paris-Climat 2015, afin d'en faire un tournant dans l'histoire des négociations internationales sur les changements climatiques.

Published: 22Mar2015

Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada’s reach, academics say

The Globe and Mail | March 18, 2015

by: IVAN SEMENIUK AND SHAWN MCCARTHY

Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change.

To get there, they recommend a national carbon-pricing plan, and greater effort to move electricity produced from low-carbon sources such as hydro dams across provincial borders.

Published: 22Mar2015

Department of Sociology presents: Symposium on Diversity, Inequality, Integration

10Apr201508:30
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Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

On Friday April 10 2015 the Department of Sociology will host a symposium presenting comparative perspectives on some of the key challenges faced by liberal democratic societies.

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration

On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), jointly a workshop and case competition on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry.

Published: 16Mar2015

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