2024 FMHS Lunch and Learn Serie #4_Sustainability Practices

Sustainability Practices for Graduate Students

Date: April 25, 2024

Time: 12pm-1pm EST

Speaker: Kimberly John ,MPhil Ecology and MSc Bioresource Engineering, Sustainability Officer at McGill

Mrs. John is a Sustainability Officer at McGill’s Office of Sustainability working to integrate environmentally responsible practices in laboratories. Since 2022 she instituted engagement programs for the lab community and is now working with a broad coalition to develop systems to reduce and recycle lab waste university wide.


This session aims to inspire graduate students take simple steps to balance environmental, financial and social aspects of their personal and professional lives. The focus will be on impactful actions that minimise our environmental footprints at McGill and beyond.


  • Current resources that support a culture of sustainability at McGill
  • How individual and collective action help to advance sustainability (using examples from commuting and travel, lab work, and waste management).

Location: online via Zoom

Zoom link will be sent after registration.


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