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Published on September 30 | McGill Daily
Written by by Lauria Galbraith and Hannah Reardon
Insects are not something you are likely to find on the menu in Canada, but the United Nations suggests they should be.
Published September 27 2013 | Globe and Mail
In fact, they're eaten in other parts of the world and some Canadian business people are creating products to meet demand and be a global resource for what they feel is the food of the future.
A bold new conference at McGill showcases the growing movement of research creation
Published on September 27 2013 | McGill Reporter
By Victoria Leenders-Cheng
This important organization has given many awards for students and helped support important research for student projects. Established in 2011 by Fondation 3E, these awards recognize the research, planning and design initiatives of students with the purpose of reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in urban development.
TISED supports fourteen in-course Undergraduate Scholarships that are funded through generous donations. The Faculty of Engineering administers these scholarships. If you would like to know more about the scholarships, please see the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar in the Internal Scholarships of Faculty of Engineering.
TISED currently supports McGill graduate fellowships that are funded through generous donations, from: TOTAL E&P Canada - the TOTAL ISEAD Fellowship and Howard Stotland and Vivian Miller - the Stotland Family ISEAD Fellowship.
TISED also supports fellowships for research projects related to sustainability. The fellowships, with leveraged funding, are awarded for three years and are administered as part of the McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (MEDA) program by the Faculty of Engineering.
TISED actively encourages its industrial partners to provide openings for student interns. The initiative forms part of the larger Faculty of Engineering internship program administered by the McGill Engineering Student Centre (MESC). For more information on student internships in industry, visit the MESC website.
Made possible through a generous donation by Total E&P Canada, one of our most high-profile activities is a distinguished visiting speaker series that is open to academics, students, the public, government representatives and McGill’s industry partners. These prestigious and well-publicized events are tailored to attract experts in our thematic areas. The insights these speakers share and the discussions they generate will help to advance new sustainability initiatives and position McGill as a leader in this field. We'll keep you updated on our next planned speaker!
TISED aims to inform public opinion on sustainability issues in engineering, design, and urban planning. Using diverse methods, outreach programs and activities, we strive to enhance public policy. We'll bring the public, policy-makers, and universities together in an annual public symposium in collaboration with Polytechnique Montréal, focusing on the importance of sustainable engineering and design in the sectors that shape our world.
TISED is an innovative think tank propelling forward new ideas in sustainable engineering and design. TISED creates forums and encourages discourse on how manufacturing, transportation, information technology, architecture, and urban planning can be greener and more efficient.