Geography

Taking stock of the world’s lakes

Published: 15Dec2016

The total shoreline of the world’s lakes is more than four times longer than the global ocean coastline. And if all the water in those lakes were spread over the Earth’s landmass, it would form a...

Expert: Hurricane Matthew

Published: 6Oct2016

“Hurricane Matthew is poised to deliver a potentially catastrophic strike on Haiti beginning Monday, and poses a danger to eastern Cuba and Jamaica by Monday night.” (The Weather Network)

DJI and McGill Go Live with Fish + Forest Project

Published: 5Aug2016

DJI is proud to present, together with Canada's McGill University and Brazil's Federal University of Pará - Altamira Campus, the Fish + Forest Project. Tune in to watch a special livestream from...

PokemonGo discriminates based on bias in algorithm

Published: 28Jul2016

"These games are built by humans and therefore they contain all the biases of humans." -- Geography professor Rene Sieber. CBC The Current  

Overcoming hurdles to Arctic climate change adaptation

Published: 6Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Arctic peoples inherently able to adapt given changes to various non-climatic factors

IHSP-Geography Departmental Seminar - Julia Christensen

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The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy and the McGill Department of Geography are happy to welcome Dr.

IHSP-Geography Departmental Seminar - Mylène Riva

14Oct201511:00
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The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy and the McGill Department of Geography are happy to welcome Dr.

IHSP-Geography Departmental Seminar - Myriam Fillion

8Oct201511:30
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The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy and the McGill Department of Geography are happy to welcome Dr. Myriam Fillion, Postdoctoral fellow in the Biology Department at the University of...

Quebec Toponymy Commission responds to petition led by DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars

Published: 29Sep2015

The Quebec Toponymy Commission has responded to a petition started by Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), that asked the province to rename 11...

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