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Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC

Thu, 2014-01-23 13:50

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography.

Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter

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ECOLE to Integrate Sustainable Living into McGill Residence

Thu, 2014-01-23 13:28

The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014.

Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and Bear
Written by Tess Wrobleski

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Seminar - "Ethical Issues in Cancer Screening"

Fri, 2014-01-24 12:30 - 14:00
Charles Meredith House : Institute for Health and Social Policy, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A3

"Ethical Issues in Cancer Screening"

Friday January 24, 2014, 12:30-2:00 in the Institute for Health and Social Policy seminar room

Ross Upshur, Canada Research Chair in Primary Care Research, University of Toronto

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McGill Sustainability Research Symposium 2014

Thu, 2014-03-13 (All day)
Price: Free
Sustainability research is, by design and necessity, interdisciplinary, and researchers in this field require platforms and spaces to share ideas and create connections.

Find the 2014 speaker bios are here.

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McGill Net Positive: a living place for sustainability presents its opening speaker

Fri, 2014-01-24 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

Join John Robinson (Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC) in a conversation about The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and Next Generation Sustainability at University of British Columbia

 

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À toutes les latitudes, chercher à s’adapter

Mon, 2014-01-13 13:59

Qu’ils vivent dans le Grand Nord canadien, au Pérou ou en Ouganda, les peuples autochtones sont les premiers à pâtir du réchauffement du climat.

Published January 04 2014 | Le Devoir
Written by Amélie Daoust-Boisvert

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Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27.

This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

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Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry

Now Accepting Projects for Undergraduate Research Projects

Wed, 2013-12-04 13:20

The ISS Undergraduate Training Program Research Projects

Project Proposals Due: Jan 6, 2014 

The ISS Team would like to invite professors from any depart­ment or faculty at the universities of McGill, INRS, Ecole Polytechnique and Sherbrooke to submit a proposal for an undergraduate student research project for our professional and tec

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Contact: Rowena Franklin
Organization: CREATE- ISS
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Office Phone: 514-398-8718
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Douglas-Based Research Team Obtains $1.5 Million to Study a New Method of Neuronal Communication

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.

Contact Information

Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry

McGill’s quest to become a sustainable campus

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:12

A look into Vision 2020

Published November 18 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan

On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.

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