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Making Better Use of Science and Technology in Policy-Making

As governments struggle to keep pace with rapid advancements in science and technology, a new report by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) outlines how governments can better incorporate that knowledge in policy-making processes and improve the quality of government decisions.

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Published: 23 Mar 2016

Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design

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

Published: 8 Jan 2015

Key modifications urged for Québec energy policy

Key modifications urged for Québec energy policy

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Published: 24 Oct 2013

Appointment of new TISED Director, Subhasis Ghoshal

Subhasis Ghoshal, Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics Professor, is the newly appointed Director of the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). A William Dawson Scholar and respected authority on the fate and transport of pollutants in aqueous and soil environments, Professor Ghoshal joined McGill after completing his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor....

Published: 24 Jul 2013

Opinion: Montreal can be a world leader in engineering innovation

" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It  is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because  beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one  of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story

Published: 30 May 2013