McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

McGill Department of Chemistry signs the Green Chemistry Commitment

Published: 17 March 2023

The McGill University Department of Chemistry has signed the Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) from Beyond Benign, an organization that develops and disseminates green chemistry and sustainable...

Sustainability in research: The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance lab on finding creative solutions

Published: 16 March 2023

Helium is probably not the first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think about recycling – unless they’re experimental chemists working in McGill’s Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)...

Green Lab Initiative: Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 13:00to14:00

You are invited to attend the Green Labs Initiative Lunch & Learn on Green Chemistry./macdonaldCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Macdonald Campus

A more sustainable way to make DNA-based medications

Published: 24 August 2020

Scientists at McGill University have developed a solvent-free method for making oligonucleotides, short strands of DNA of growing significance in research and the pharmaceutical industry.

Rocket fuel that’s cleaner, safer and still full of energy

Published: 5 April 2019

Research published this week in Science Advances shows that it may be possible to create rocket fuel that is much cleaner and safer than the hypergolic fuels that are commonly used today. And still...

SCIENCE MAG | Ultraviolet light could provide a powerful new source of green fuel

Published: 21 February 2019

Methanol—a colourless liquid that can be made from agricultural waste—has long been touted as a green alternative to fossil fuels. But it’s toxic and only has half the energy as the same volume of...

Tomislav Friščić awarded Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

Published: 14 December 2018

Professor Tomislav Friščić is the recipient of the prestigious Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences for his exceptional contributions to Green Chemistry research in Canada. He is the third McGill...

A greener way to make ketones

Published: 26 January 2018

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a new, more environmentally friendly way to make ketones, an important chemical ingredient in pharmaceuticals.  While ketones are found in a wide...

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