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Seminars

WATER SECURITY - THE NEXUS OF PRIORITY ISSUES IN A CLIMATE CHANGING WORLD

Seminar presented by Professor Ed McBean, Canada Research Chair in Water Supply Security, University of Guelph

Macdonald Campus, Raymond Building R3-045 on Monday April 4, 2016, 9h30


WASTE STREAMS & RECYCLED CO2 TO ENHANCE BIO-OIL EXTRACTION FROM MICROALGAE

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Pascale Champagne, Department of Civil Engineering, Queen’s University.

McGill Campus, Macdonald Engineering Building, Room 497, on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, 11h00-12h00


WATER CONSERVATION AND SOFT PATH PLANNING

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. David Brooks, Research Fellow, POLIS Project on Ecological Governance; Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development.

Macdonald Campus, Raymond Building R2-046, on October 31, 2013, 17h30-19h00


ISSUES AND CHALLENGES OF SUSTAINING CLEAN AND HEALTHY WATER FOR COMMUNITIES

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Asit Mazumder, Water and Aquatic Sciences Research Program, University of Victoria, Canada.

Macdonald Campus, Centennial Building, Room 1-150, October 15, 2013, 10h30-11h30


CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPLICATIONS IN CAMEROON

PDF iconSeminar presented by Prof. Cornelius M. Lambi, Faculty of Social and Management Science, University of BUEA, Cameroon.

Macdonald Campus, Centennial Building, Room 1-150, October 2, 2013, 10h30-11h30


SURFACE REACTIONS AND MODIFICATION OF IRON AND IRON OXIDE NANOPARTICLES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Bruce Koel, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University.

McGill Downtown Campus, Macdonald Engineering Building, Room MD497, June 13, 2013, 11h00-12h00


NEVER FAR FROM WATER

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. William Cosgrove, Senior Research Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.

Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Macdonald Stewart Faculty Lounge, Room MS2-022, March 11, 2013, from 10h00-13h00


WHOLEWATER: DELIVERING WATER SERVICES FOR THE POOR

PDF iconSeminar presented by Sarah Lee, MSc in IWRM (McGill University).

Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Raymond Building, Room R3-038, on Monday, February 25, 2013, from 09h15-11h15


FOLLOWING THE PATHS TRAVELLED BY HALOGENATED FLAME RETARDANTS

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Miriam Diamond, Departments of Earth Sciences and Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto.

McGill Downtown Campus, Macdonald Engineering Building, Room MD497, on Thursday, January 31st, 2013, from 13h00-14h00


PROBABILISTIC ASSESSMENT OF REGIONAL CHANGES IN CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND EXTREMES

Workshop held at the McGill New Residence Hall, Montreal. PDF iconRegistration PDF iconProgram

16-17 March 2011


FOOD SECURITY AND AID EFFECTIVENESS

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Nikita Eriksen-Hamel, Senior Agricultural Policy Advisor, CIDA.

McGill Macdonald Campus, Raymond Building, Room R3-011, 24 February 2011, from 11h45-12h45


REMEDIATION OF OIL VIA POLYMERIC DISPERSANTS

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Sara Hashmi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, Yale University.

Friday, January 21st, 2011, 11h30-12h30


RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN BITUMEN PRODUCTION FROM ATHABASCA OIL SANDS

PDF iconSeminar by Prof. Jacob Masliyah, Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 11h00-12h00


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY: LESSONS LEARNED FROM BACTERIALNANOPARTICLE INTERACTIONS

PDF iconSeminar presented by Prof. Pedro J. Alvarez, Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University.

Friday, September 24, 2010, 11h30-12h30


NUTRIENT REMOVAL FROM WASTEWATER IN A COLD CLIMATE - A FRESH PERSPECTIVE

PDF iconSeminar presented by Prof. Yves Comeau, Professor of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering at Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal.

January 29, 2010


THE IJC - A CASE STUDY IN THE SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF BOUNDARY AND TRANSBOUNDARY WATERS

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Murray Clamen, Canadian Section, International Joint Commission of Canada and the United States (IJC).

McGill University, September 18, 2009


BASIN MANAGEMENT IN QUÉBEC: WHAT ROLE FOR WATER LAW IN A VOLUNTARY APPROACH?

PDF iconSeminar presented by Hugo Tremblay, UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, University of Dundee, Scotland.

McGill University, May 20, 2009


DEVELOPMENTS, DRINKING WATER AND DISSOLVED AIR FLOTATION

PDF iconSeminar presented by Prof. James Edzwald, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts and Visiting Professor at Clarkson University.

McGill University, January 09, 2009


IRON NANOPARTICLES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION: FROM LAB TO FIELD

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Wei-Xian Zhang, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University.

McGill University, November 14, 2008


ECOSYSTEM SERVICES ACROSS LANDSCAPES: THE MONTREAL REGION

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Elena Bennett, Natural Resource Sciences and McGill School of Environment, McGill University

McGill University, October 09, 2008


FATE OF HALOACETIC ACIDS IN WATER

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Lydia Lifongo, Department of Chemistry, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon.

September 30, 2008


PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL FACTORS CONTROLLING NANOPARTICLE EXPOSURE, TRANSFORMATION, AND REACTIVITY

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Mark R. Wiesner, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University.

March 17, 2008


ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF SAND-LADEN DAIRY MANURE

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Stefan Grimberg, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, New York.

March 07, 2008


E. COLI 0157: ISSUES AND CONTROL

PDF iconSeminar presented by Dr. Mansel Griffiths, Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety, University of Guelph.

February 15, 2008


PROSPECTS FOR MANAGED UNDERGROUND STORAGE SYSTEMS

Seminar presented by Dr. Edward J. Bouwer, John Hopkins University. Seminar PDF iconpresentation attached.

October 05, 2007


BIOFILMS IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

PDF iconSeminar by Dr. Bill Costerton, Director of the Center for Biofilms, School of Dentistry, University of Southern California.

April 2, 2007


ADVANCING THE ART OF MICROBIAL RISK ASSESSMENT

PDF iconSeminar by Dr. Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University and Director of the Center for Water Studies.

February 07, 2007


RIGOROUS QUANTITATIVE DEMONSTRATION OF PATHOGEN REMOVAL BY DRINKING WATER TREATMENT PROCESSES: A SERIES OF CASE STUDIES

PDF iconSeminar by Dr. Monica B. Emelko, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo.

November 17, 2006


WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT - THE AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE

PDF iconSeminar by Professor John Pigram.

October 19, 2006


THE ROLE OF MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY IN MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER RECLAMATION FOR SUSTAINABLE APPLICATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HIGH QUALITY WATERS IN AQUIFERS

PDF iconSeminar by Gideon Oron, J. Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

October 20, 2006


GROUNDWATER PROTECTION FROM VIRUS CONTAMINATION IN THE NETHERLANDS

PDF iconSeminar by Jack F. Schijven, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands.

June 08, 2006


INCREASED MARKET PARTICIPATION IN A RURAL WATER MARKET? - SOME AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCES

PDF iconSeminar by Henning Bjornlund, Centre for Regulation and Market Analysis, University of South Australia.

June 02, 2006


QUANTIFYING THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN BACTERIA AND NATURAL ORGANIC MATTER

PDF iconSeminar by Terri A. Camesano, Department of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

May 11, 2006


NUTRIENT REMOVAL AND RECOVERY FROM WASTEWATER FOR SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES

PDF iconSeminar by Venkatram Mahendraker, Senior Scientist, Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada.

March 22, 2006


FOULING AND CHEMICAL CLEANING OF NANOFILTRATION MEMBRANES: EFFECTS OF SOLUTION CHEMISTRY AND FOULANT INTERACTIONS

PDF iconSeminar by Prof. Qilin Li, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University.

November 10, 2005


COSMIC RAYS AND GLOBAL CHANGE

PDF iconSeminar by Prof. Karl Turekian, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University.

November 04, 2005


Future Policy Framework for Himalayan Water Resources in South Asia: Vital Importance of the Dams vs Environmental Flows Debate

PDF iconSeminar by J. Bandyopadhyay, Centre for Development and Environment Policy, Indian Institute of Management, India.

April 13, 2005


Feeding the World or Damning the Dams: Hard Choices in Global Water Crises

Presentation by Dr. Aly Shady, CIDA. See attached presentations: PDF iconPPT1 PDF iconPPT2 PDF iconPPT3

February 08, 2005

Graduate Colloquium

 

March 17, 2016

Fourteenth Annual Brace Research Day

March 28, 2014

Thirteenth Annual Brace Research Day

April 5, 2013

Twelfth Annual Brace Research Day

March 29, 2012

Eleventh Annual Brace Research Day

March 24, 2011

Tenth Annual Brace Research Day

April 13, 2010

Ninth Annual Brace Research Day

March 27, 2009

Eighth Annual Brace Research Day

February 14, 2008

Seventh Annual Brace Research Day

March 22, 2007

Sixth Annual Brace Research Day

March 23, 2006

Fifth Annual Brace Research Day

March 24, 2005

Fourth Annual Brace Research Day

March 18, 2004

Third Annual Brace Research Day

March 20, 2003

Second Annual Brace Research Day

2002

Brace Research Day

Symposia

Water Resources Management in a Changing Climate

- 23 September 2010

9th Annual Symposium presented by the Brace Centre. PDF iconSeminar


Canadian Association on Water Quality

- November 07, 2008

24th Eastern Canadian Symposium and 8th Annual Symposium of the Brace Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Conference themes include (i) the impact of climate change on water quality and water/wastewater industry adaptation; (ii) drinking water treatment; (iii) water quality; (iv) wastewater and stormwater treatment; and (v) social, economic and political issues related to water quality. PDF iconProgram


Water, Agriculture, and Climate Symposium

- November 09, 2005

Symposium presented by the Brace Centre to present research on climate and its effect on water for agriculture. How a changing climate might alter agriculture in Canada. Poster

Presentations:


Restoring the Health of the Lake Champlain Basin 5th Annual Symposium

- November 15, 2004

PDF iconProgram


Environmental Impact and Water Resources - Special Public Symposium

- September 25, 2003

PDF iconProgram

Presentations:


Managing the St. Lawrence River

- September 16, 2002

Proceedings of a Special Public Symposium. Proceedings are available upon request (see PDF iconManaging the St. Lawrence River cover).


Rethinking Irrigation in Light of Competing Pressures

- September 10, 2001

Proceedings of a Special Public Symposium. Proceedings are available upon request (see PDF iconRethinking Irrigation cover).


Water: Gift, Commodity or International Weapon

- September 06, 2000

Proceedings of a Special Public Symposium. Proceedings are available upon request (see PDF iconWater cover).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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