What started as a Mac alum and her husband's humble vegetable garden has grown into an Ottawa Valley agri-tourism destination offering everything from accommodation and dining to education and tours, the Ottawa Business Journal writes.

In April, Ottawa Valley Farm to Fork received the new tourism product award from the Ottawa Valley Tourism Association for the farm’s focus on agri-tourism, including its farm-to-table dining events.

Published on: 15 May 2024

The McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill today announced its fourth cohort of recipients: 30 students who will pursue a funded master’s or professional degree combined with mentorship and leadership programming, as well as 117 who earned entrance awards ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 each.

Classified as: McCall MacBain Scholars
Published on: 1 May 2024

On March 21, McGill celebrated 111 laureates at the 19th edition of Bravo, a gala event honouring researchers who won major provincial, national, and international research prizes and awards in 2023. Guests, including researchers, their families and friends, faculty, students, and members of McGill’s academic administration, gathered to celebrate their accomplishments.

Eight of the honourees were from the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences:

Classified as: elena bennett, Anja Geitmann, Pierre Dutilleul, Hosahalli Ramaswamy, Jennifer Ronholm, Harriet Kuhnlein, Daiva Nielsen
Published on: 10 Apr 2024

Congratulations to School of Human Nutrition PhD candidate Manon Fantino, winner of McGill’s francophone 3-Minute Thesis (MT180) competition! Manon will represent McGill at the Concours ACFAS MT180 Nationals in Ottawa on May 15th.

Classified as: Daiva Nielsen, 3MT/MT180
Published on: 10 Apr 2024

Although Zoey Li, BSc(NutrSc)’17, always had an interest in business, she never expected to launch a company that helps people take charge of their health.

Li, who was recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in the food and beverage category, built her success on her ability to find opportunities, develop new skills and make connections, as an undergraduate and afterward.

Classified as: Dietetics
Published on: 10 Apr 2024

What is 3MT/MT180?

In the University-wide 3MT/MT180 competition, graduate students have the chance to showcase their leading-edge research before a live audience. With only three minutes and a single slide, students must engage their audience and convey the complexities of their work to a diverse, non-expert audience. Participants may present their research in English or in French and winners will advance to regional and national competitions.

Classified as: 3MT Competition, 3MT/MT180
Published on: 26 Mar 2024

Macdonald Campus student Meryem Talbo (BSc(NutrSc)'17, MSc(NutrSc)'19; pictured above on the right) has been awarded the Prix Étoiles Montantes Yves-Deshaies du Réseau CMDO, revealed during the Joint Scientifique meeting of the CMDO network and the Société Québécoise de Lipidologie, de Nutrition et de Métabolisme (SQLNM) held in February.

Classified as: Anne-Sophie Brazeau
Published on: 27 Feb 2024

On November 22, a delegation of McGill senior academic leaders, including Interim Vice-President (Global Engagement) and Department of Plant Science Professor Anja Geitmann, Associate Provost (Teaching and Academic Programs) and Department of Natural Resource Sciences Professor Christopher Buddle, and School of Human Nutrition Professor Treena Wasonti:io Delormier, visited the Mohawk commun

Classified as: Treena Wasonti:io Delormier, Anja Geitmann, Chris Buddle
Published on: 24 Jan 2024

Seniors aged 65 and over who meet the recommendations of Canada's new Food Guide may not be getting enough of some important nutrients, warns a new study published by researchers at McGill University: their diet may not contain enough folate, vitamin D and calcium.

Classified as: Stéphanie Chevalier, Didier Brassard
Published on: 22 Jan 2024

On Wednesday November 29th, 2023, nine Macdonald Campus graduate students took on the challenge of presenting their thesis in just a few minutes at the Lister Family Engaged Science 3-Minute Thesis Competition.

With only one non-animated slide for visual support, competitors raced against the clock to explain the crucial components of their research and its importance.

Classified as: Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative, 3MT Competition
Published on: 6 Dec 2023

Congratulations to Mac alumna Zoey Li BSc(NutrSc)’17, who has been named to Forbes 2024 30 under 30 list in the food and drink category. This list honours the industry's brightest young entrepreneurs who are redefining the way we eat, drink and think about consumption.

Classified as: YUMiTRITION
Published on: 6 Dec 2023

According to a new study published in The Journal of Nutrition by a team including Associate Professor Daiva Nielsen and other researchers from McGill's School of Human Nutrition, a supportive social environment may protect against nutritional risk among middle and older-aged adults.

Classified as: Daiva Nielsen, School of Human Nutrition
Published on: 4 Oct 2023

Didier Brassard, a postdoctoral candidate at McGill's School of Human Nutrition supervised by Associate Professor Stéphanie Chevalier, has been awarded the Prix Relève Étoile du Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) for July 2023. This important and competitive recognition of a publication in the health domain is awarded only once per month across the province.

Classified as: Stéphanie Chevalier, School of Human Nutrition
Published on: 8 Aug 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Harriet Kuhnlein, Professor Emerita of Human Nutrition who was recently awarded the LIVING LEGEND award from the International Union of Nutritional Sciences in Tokyo!

Classified as: Harriet Kuhnlein
Published on: 31 Jul 2023

On May 31, 2023, McGill University’s Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) and SOCODEVI, in collaboration with the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), held an event showcasing concrete actions to strengthen sustainable agriculture, improve the living conditions of smallholder farmers and increase the resilience of agri-food systems. This event also launched a new collaboration between IFAD and McGill IGFS, including an internship program and IFAD student group.

Classified as: Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security, Patrick Cortbaoui, School of Human Nutrition
Published on: 25 Jul 2023


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