How McGill perpetuates ableism.
Published on September 23 | McGill Daily
Written by Ralph Haddad
A group of McGill students has been awarded $1 million for undernourished communities in urban slums.
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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".
Prof. Martin Bressani has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant in the amount of $248,093 (over five years). The title of his research is “Architecture and the Environmental Tradition: The Atmospheric in British Architecture from 1750 to 1850.” The co-applicants on the project are Jodey C. Castricano (UBC), Marc Grignon (Laval), and Nicholas Roquet (U de M). The collaborators are Profs. Annmarie Adams and Aaron Sprecher, both of McGill.
Prof. Ipek Türeli has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant in the amount of $54,859 (over two years). She will research the topic of “Building Architectural Networks: American Missionary Schools in the Eastern Mediterranean,” for which she had received earlier in the year an FQRSC grant in the amount of $39,600 (for over three years).
This seminar given by Michel Baraër (hydrology professor at the École de technologie Superieure, Montreal), is open to the public.
Even if the reputation and rebirth of our city is at stake and there are no shortage of civic subjects to complain about, the will to create change that characterized the provincial election campaign and student strikes last year has yet to be seen or felt with the same passion gearing up for the municipal decision on Nov. 3.
Bassem Eid Mohammed (Ph.D. 2014) will be supported as a postdoctoral fellow by the Mitacs Elevate program, beginning in February 2014. The award is for one year, in the amount of $57,000, under the supervision of Prof. Aaron Sprecher, co-supervised by Prof. Temy Tidafi of UdeM, and in collaboration with industry partner Bone Structure.
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has given a 2013 Award of Excellence in the category Innovation in Architecture to KANVA Architecture Management R&D for their project Irène in Montreal. KANVA was co-founded by Rami Bebawi (B.Sc.Arch. 1999, M.Arch. 2001) and Tudor Radulescu (B.Sc.Arch. 1998, M.Arch. 2001).
Meals using campus grown food at McGill University or Bikechain, a student-run DIY repair shop at University of Toronto are some of the initiatives you will witness if you take a stroll on some Canadian campuses.
Published September 09, 2013 | New Indian Express
Written by Shilpa Vasudevan