The growing demand for new products coupled with the rise in consumption in developing economies are straining the environment around the world. The major cause of continued deterioration in the global environment is unsustainable consumption and production, particularly in industrialized countries. However, there is strong evidence that transitioning to a sustainable economy and circular economy can lead to higher economic growth while reducing the impact on the environment.
RETScreen, Natural Resources Canada's clean energy management software, helps businesses and governments alike to make cleaner energy decisions.
Used by over 442,000 people all over the world, taught in over 600 universities and colleges, available in 36 languages and developed in collaboration with NASA, the United Nations and the World Bank, RETScreen has already saved its users well over $8 billion and is making its mark in the fight against climate change.
This workshop will be preceded by a MUHC Education Grand Rounds with guest speaker Dr. Dafydd Rhys Williams. The Rounds will run from 12h00-13h00. The workshop will begin at 13h30.
In this workshop, we will look at key patient safety concepts and disclosure guidelines; identify teacher, learner and system factors that may influence patient safety; instruct learners on how to communicate with patients about adverse events; re
Chemistry Seminar: Mircea Dincă - Teaching Sponges New Tricks: Redox Reactivity and Charge Transport in Microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks
Traditional applications of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are focused on gas storage and separation, which take advantage of the inherent porosity and high surface area of these materials.
Veronika Horlik, Art Education instructor with our faculty's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 RBC Emerging Artist People's Choice Award. The award particularly celebrates the artistic medium of clay. Horlik's winning submission is entitled PROUNS(SLASH), and is a 300-pound ceramic reinterpretation of Japanese video game Katamari Damacy, also drawing inspiration from Horlik's experience with the Canadian reforestation industry.
Safer Spaces, a suite of workshops on topics related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, is back for 2015-16. Open to staff, graduate students, and faculty, Safer Spaces includes six workshops offered in collaboration with the Skillsets, First P
McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies will receive a multi-year grant totaling over $1.2 million from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to continue designing and delivering education programs for indigenous people. The AANDC accepted two proposals that are part of the School’s Online Courses for Northern Aboriginals in Canada project.
In 2015, SEDE is celebrating our 10th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone, we are reflecting on our first ten years, and looking forward toward the future of equity and diversity at McGill.